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

6 Nov 2017 09:00 News

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

24 Oct 2017 10:26 News

TOMRA Sorting has taken its high-tech sorting solutions to IFAT Africa 2017, the trade show for water, sewage, refuse and recycling. more

14 Sep 2017 09:00 News

The six month countdown to Plast Eurasia, one of the biggest plastics shows in Europe and the Middle East, has begun. more

20 Jun 2017 11:33 News

Medical plastics


CHINAPLAS 2017 is gearing up for its third annual Medical Plastics Conference, which is shaping up to be its biggest event yet, covering new technologies and solutions from world-leading innovators. more

9 May 2017 11:22 CHINAPLAS 2018

New research from Smithers Pira shows the MENA region presents a world of new opportunities for the print market. more

14 Mar 2017 09:40 News

Chinaplas Industry 40


CHINAPLAS 2017 is celebrating the return of its Industry 4.0 conference, which aims to inspire smart manufacturing thanks to new technologies sweeping plastics processing. more

6 Mar 2017 13:57 CHINAPLAS 2018

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

Oman Plast is now annual, with the fourth edition bringing together plastics innovators from the GCC to the Oman Convention Centre in Muscat from March 21st-23rd 2017. more

28 Feb 2017 11:04 News

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

1 Feb 2017 09:00 CHINAPLAS 2018

ENGEL is bringing its packaging prowess to ArabPlast 2017 in Dubai next month, with a mind to giving its customers a competitive edge. more

12 Dec 2016 15:42 News

Mettler Toledo is strengthening its presence in the Middle Eastern marketplace by establishing its new Dubai Free Zone Competence Center. more

9 Dec 2016 10:53 News

Can't recall what got you clicking in November? Our roundup of the most popular plastics headlines on the website will jog your memory. more

30 Nov 2016 17:00 News

Germany is a powerful plastics and rubber machinery manufacturing player and as the global economic centre of gravity shifts ever-eastwards, the focus on the GCC regions grows more intense. more

17 Nov 2016 16:55 News

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

16 Nov 2016 16:45 News

The Arab Future Cities Summit in Qatar will take place at the Ritz-Carlton in Doha from April 10th-11th 2017. more

8 Nov 2016 11:33 News

With less than six months to go until CHINAPLAS 2017, the show's organisers are getting the message across that the next outing of the world's second-largest plastics and rubber show is going to present huge opportunities within the Asian market. more

27 Oct 2016 14:39 CHINAPLAS 2018

Vortex Global Limited, a solids and bulk handling components company, has announced the appointment of Integrated Business Corporation (IBC) as its new agent in UAE, Oman, and Kuwait. more

12 Oct 2016 11:55 News

Owens Corning has announced plans to invest $110 million to expand the capacity of its Composites operations in Taloja, India. more

7 Sep 2016 14:33 News

UNIDO has hosted a conference in Jordan encouraging women in the Middle East and North Africa to fulfil their business potential as part of a project that supports female talent in business. more

21 Jul 2016 12:16 News


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