3D printing

New ventures played a large role in our most-clicked list for October, with a 3D printing school, a new cracker plant and even the shifting weight of the automotive industry in North Africa attracting our attentions. more

1 Nov 2017 09:00 News

Dubai is set to get a school dedicated to 3D printing technology. more

23 Oct 2017 11:36 News



A ‘Smart Manufacturing Technology Zone’ will present industrial automation solutions through next month’s Chinaplas Expo, with talks hosted by Arburg and Wittmann Battenfeld. more

24 Apr 2017 14:13 CHINAPLAS 2018



Arburg has a number of innovative plastic processing solutions to present at the CHINAPLAS 2017: two automated hydraulic and electric Allrounders and the Freeformer for industrial additive manufacturing. more

5 Mar 2017 09:00 CHINAPLAS 2018



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

25 Jan 2017 11:00 CHINAPLAS 2018

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

31 May 2016 12:29 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

26 May 2016 17:10 News

The new technologies on show at CHINAPLAS could hold the key to a sustainable and successful future for electronics and electricals (E&E) manufacturing in China. more

14 Mar 2016 12:05 CHINAPLAS 2018

CHINAPLAS interest is already picking up speed ahead of the big event in Shanghai this April, with headlines about the world's second-biggest plastics and rubber show dominating our January most-read list. more

29 Jan 2016 11:29 News

3D printing has the potential to transform healthcare and additive manufacturing innovations in medical plastics will find a platform at CHINAPLAS 2016, along with advances in biocompatible materials. more

13 Jan 2016 10:11 CHINAPLAS 2018

Generation 3D

We've compiled a list of the top-five most-read headlines for November on the Middle Eastern Plastics website. Revisit our most-read plastics stories from the last 30 days. more

30 Nov 2015 10:34 News

Stratasys and Aurora Flight Sciences' 3D-printed aircraft made its premiere at the Dubai Airshow this week, showcasing how additive manufacturing can reduce production times and weight in aerospace manufacturing. more

12 Nov 2015 14:42 News

Smart Palm

Copyright Smart Palm, via Facebook

The fourth Smart Palm to sprout in Dubai will be 3D-printed, adding another clever outlet for Wi-Fi access, phone charging and selfie-taking to the thriving city centre. more

9 Nov 2015 12:08 News

Generation 3D

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

2 Nov 2015 10:19

While Europe was on vacation, the Middle Eastern plastics industry has been hard at work in the August sunshine, with plenty of news coming from this enterprising region. more

1 Sep 2015 09:19 News

Dubai is a promising market for 3D printing, with potential for adoption and investment in additive manufacturing technologies, according to one industry expert. more

25 Aug 2015 16:34 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

17 Jul 2015 10:43 News

Vanguards of medical plastics will share their knowledge in a special two-day conference at ChinaPlas 2015. more

22 Apr 2015 11:16 News


Stratasys corporate

D2M Solutions' mission is to bring additive manufacturing to the Middle East without the hype, but how is this Dubai-based service bureau and training provider managing this in what is traditionally a trade-centric region? more

6 Feb 2015 09:59 News

D2M Solutions is bringing 3D printing to the Middle East with its rapid prototyping solutions for moulds and plastic products on show at ArabPlast. more

6 Jan 2015 15:13 News


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