Rose Brooke

The 6th SAOGE oil and gas exhibition in Saudi Arabia will be given an auspicious opening by HRH Prince Saud Bin Naif Bin Abdulaziz. more

23 Sep 2014 12:12 News

Delegate conference passes are now available for the inaugural Gulf Print & Pack Summit. more

17 Jan 2018 09:06 News

The plastics industry in Turkey is an active and growing one, but with instability in the fast-developing country, what do the coming years spell for the marketplace? more

4 Jan 2018 14:00 News

The international plastics community flocked to Istanbul in December 2017 for Plast Eurasia, one of the key meeting places for both the European and Middle Eastern plastics communities. more

3 Jan 2018 16:06 News

India has been identified as a key market by the VDMA, the plastics machinery manufacturing association in Germany. more

2 Jan 2018 15:25 News

battenfeld-cincinnati will present its newest extrusion technology developments to the Egyptian market at Plastex Cairo 2018 at booth 2G15 (ground floor). more

2 Jan 2018 12:04 News


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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

19 Dec 2017 09:27 News

Plastics that are blighting the natural environment and the world's oceans had the spotlight firmly shone on them at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) on December 6th. more

7 Dec 2017 10:00 News

The fourth edition of Plastivision Arabia, which takes place at Expo Centre Sharjah from December 11th-14th 2017, will bring seminars and special focuses to a keen audience of Emirati and international visitors. more

21 Nov 2017 12:04 News

A new venue for Asia's leading plastics and rubber event has got the plastics industry talking, but what else can we expect from Chinaplas 2018? more

16 Nov 2017 10:00 CHINAPLAS 2018

Celebrating World Quality Day last week (November 9th 2017), leading petrochemical company Borouge has pledged to put quality first. more

13 Nov 2017 10:22 News

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

7 Nov 2017 14:42 News

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

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

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

24 Oct 2017 10:26 News

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

23 Oct 2017 11:36 News

September brought with it one of the Middle East's most promising plastics events, Iran Plast, which is why the Tehran-based event features in our top-five most-clicked, along with news from PAGEV and a major acquisition. more

29 Sep 2017 11:24 News

At Iranplast, the international trade fair for plastics and rubber, which takes place from September 24th-27th 2017, 46 German companies will showcase their innovative products and services. more

25 Sep 2017 10:18 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 WACKER chemicals group is fortifying its Middle East and African presence by building on its operations in Dubai. more

7 Sep 2017 10:32 News

As August comes to an end, the plastics world is gearing up for a Q4 of big industry shows, so it is no wonder that Plast Eurasia's news that it is 90 per cent sold was our most-clicked news item of the month. more

29 Aug 2017 11:58 News


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