Infrastructure opens a world of opportunity for plastics processing and materials technology and investment in these projects is driving smart city growth in Qatar. more

Mar 6, 2017 9:24 AM News

Doha will play host to the World Stadium Congress, which brings together major sporting and stadia stakeholders to discuss opportunities for sporting infrastructure. more

Feb 27, 2017 8:15 AM News

We look back on the most-read stories on the Middle Eastern Plastics website in January, and unsurprisingly ArabPlast 2017 features heavily. more

Jan 30, 2017 9:02 AM News



CHINAPLAS 2017 is focusing on end-users and its swathes of international visitors, with a spotlight on Intelligent Manufacturing, High-tech Materials and Green Solutions. more

Jan 25, 2017 11:00 AM CHINAPLAS 2017



Borouge is showcasing its portfolio of latest sustainable and value-added polyolefin grades for utilities and construction at the Big 5 in Dubai this week (November 21st-24th). more

Nov 24, 2016 9:30 AM News

Innovation in clever commercial buildings will be highlighted by Honeywell at UAE Innovation Week, with the engineering giant opening up its Smart Building Report survey. more

Aug 23, 2016 10:01 AM News

We're looking back on the month of May 2016 to revisit the exciting plastics news that got Middle Eastern Plastics readers clicking the most. more

May 31, 2016 12:29 PM News

3D printing

Courtesy UAE Innovation Committee.

The Middle East's city of superlatives has done it again, Dubai has welcomed the world's first 3D-printed office building to its glittering skyline, heralding an advent in the use of additive manufacturing in construction. more

May 26, 2016 5:10 PM News

ExxonMobil brought an exciting product launch to CHINAPLAS 2016, the new Exceed XP performance polymer. more

Apr 25, 2016 11:51 AM CHINAPLAS 2017

CHINAPLAS might be slowly taking over the MEP website but in March our readers interests extended to ARLANXEO, Iran and TOMRA's sorting technology. more

Apr 1, 2016 3:24 PM News

CHINAPLAS 2016 will showcase advanced environmentally friendly plastic raw materials and cutting-edge automation equipment for green transformation and technology upgrade for the construction industry. more

Mar 22, 2016 10:44 AM CHINAPLAS 2017

Generation 3D

A massive replica of Dubai has been 3D printed in what could be the largest, fully-3D-printed map ever produced. more

Nov 2, 2015 10:19 AM

Dubai Design District

Image credit Dubai Design District via Facebook

Professionals, enthusiasts, students, the media and brands are gearing up for Dubai Design Week - not least its commercial centrepiece Downtown Design. more

Sep 2, 2015 11:26 AM News

Dubai Investments Park

Image credit: Dubai Investments Park

436 new companies have made the Dubai Investments Park their home in the first five months of 2015, and the broad range of industries now represents a promising future for plastics in the UAE. more

Aug 6, 2015 10:00 AM News

A fresh report from Research and Markets forecasts the Saudi Arabian masterbatch market to hit $167 million by 2020, thanks to increased government investment and rising demand for packaging. more

Aug 5, 2015 2:17 PM News

To make sure the biggest stories get the attention they deserve, we bring you Editor's Choice - a collection of the top five headlines from the previous month. more

Aug 3, 2015 9:50 AM News

Six months after it was founded, Castolin West Africa is paving the way for growth and ready to strengthen ties with Nigeria's oil and construction leaders. more

Jul 27, 2015 11:42 AM News

Abu Dhabi's non-oil sector - which includes manufacturing and construction - has slowed and the UAE economy's economic outlook has been downgraded by the IMF. more

Jul 21, 2015 3:48 PM News

Dubai has joined forces with 3D printing construction leader WinSun, Thornton Tomasetti, Gensler and Syska Hennessey Group to construct the most advanced 3D-printed building in the world. more

Jul 17, 2015 10:43 AM News


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