Chinaplas will highlight the use of plastics in sustainable construction. more

6 Apr 2017 13:42 CHINAPLAS 2018 2 Comments

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

6 Mar 2017 09:24 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

27 Feb 2017 08:15 News

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

30 Jan 2017 09:02 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

25 Jan 2017 11:00 CHINAPLAS 2018

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

24 Nov 2016 09:30 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

23 Aug 2016 10:01 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

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

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

25 Apr 2016 11:51 CHINAPLAS 2018

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

1 Apr 2016 15:24 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

22 Mar 2016 10:44 CHINAPLAS 2018

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

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

2 Sep 2015 11:26 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

6 Aug 2015 10:00 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

5 Aug 2015 14:17 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

3 Aug 2015 09:50 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

27 Jul 2015 11:42 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

21 Jul 2015 15:48 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

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