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LANXESS’ Liquid Purification Technologies (LPT) business unit has revealed plans to expand its business with reverse osmosis membrane elements in Turkey. more

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Global research and consultancy company the Oxford Business Group (OBG) has congratulated organisers of the Smart Cities Global Technology and Investment Summit in Algiers. more

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Borouge has made known its plans for a fifth PP plant in Ruwais, as it continues to work to expand its capacity twofold by 2030. more

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The UAE has been hailed as the innovation leader for the Middle East, showing other states the way for promoting new business and competing on the global stage. more

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Global chemical producer Indorama Ventures has entered into a joint venture agreement with Dhunseri Petrochem to acquire its Egyptian Indian Polyester (EIPET) company in Ain Sokhna, Egypt. more

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A major tranche of investment from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) could transform a refinery in Al Ruwais into a major global polymer supplier of petrochemicals and polymers. more

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MEP Editor Rose Brooke rounds up 2017 with the most-read stories on the website month-by-month, as well as the most-clicked story for the year. more

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An increasing capability in R&D investment for Chinese firms will be an attraction for global visitors from all plastics sectors at Chinaplas 2018. more

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Iran is showing no signs of slowing its drive to grow its petrochemical industry, with a senior decision-maker stating that plans are underway to increase the country's petrochemical production capacity up to 120 million tonnes per year by 2021. more

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Manufacturing has become a major growth focus for the Gulf Cooperation Council as economies within the GCC look to stabilise their economic dependencies by relying less heavily on oil. more

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Morocco could become the new automotive powerhouse for North Africa, according to a fresh report. more

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Visionscape, a waste management firm based in Dubai, has bought Petlon, a compounder based in the UK. more

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The WACKER chemicals group is fortifying its Middle East and African presence by building on its operations in Dubai. more

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Business confidence in the UAE has rebounded to highs last seen in 2015, with more jobs being created and high government spending. more

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A good show is good for business and Gulf Print & Pack 2017 proved that it is a key event to discuss investment in the Middle East, with some AED 30 million in machinery sold at the show. more

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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

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CHINAPLAS 2017 is going to present new plastics technologies that will accelerate global economic growth. more

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Udge Inventa-Fischer, a subsidiary of Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, is building a PET plant for SASA Polyester Sanayi, which when complete will be one of the largest textile polyester lines in the world. more

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India's growing manufacturing sector, driven by the government's progressive Make in India campaign, is eyeing the Made in Europe mark of quality. more

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Dubai World Trade Centre

Etisalat Tower 2, Dubai World Trade Centre, and Dubai World Trade Centre Residence via Wikimedia Commons.

ArabPlast is back in January and MEP is proud to be media partner to this exciting event once again, getting 2017 off to an auspicious start in Dubai, the city of skyscrapers and sand. more

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