• Over 150 firms to attend top franchise expo in Abu Dhabi


    More than 150 international and local companies will showcase their latest offerings in the franchise sector at the sixth International Franchise Exhibition (IFE) later this year, in Abu Dhabi, UAE, said the Abu Dhabi Chamber.

  • DP World Sokhna welcomes first vessel from new alliance


    Egypt-based DP World Sokhna, a local marine terminal of DP World, has welcomed its first vessel from container shipping group The Alliance.

  • Saudi Cement, GE Power sign deal to upgrade turbines


    Saudi Cement has signed an agreement with GE Power for the upgrade of three GE 6B gas turbines at its Hofuf plant to increase power output and efficiency.

  • More global firms to attend Saudi food expo


    A high number of international brands are expected to participate at the Foodex Saudi 6th edition, to be held later this year in Saudi Arabia, in a bid to attract influential Saudi food importers, distributors, and investors.

  • Emerson to buy smart tech firm Aventics for $620m

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    US-based Emerson, a global technology company, recently announced it has agreed on terms to acquire Aventics, a global leader in smart pneumatics technologies, from Triton for a cash purchase price of €527 million ($620 million).

  • Orpic wins award for SRIP project


    Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic), the sultanate’s refining and petrochemicals flagship, has received the ‘National Project of the Year’ award at the Meed Projects Awards 2018.

  • Italy’s Mantella nominated for the Swedish Steel Prize


    Italy-based Mantella by creating an innovative new truck trailer chassis with outstanding performance has been nominated for the Swedish Steel Prize 2018.

  • Maritime conference to highlight ‘sustainable trade growth’


    The fourth annual The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference, to be held later this year in Abu Dhabi (UAE), will focus on the theme of ‘Converting greater optimism into sustainable trade growth’.

  • Ensinger expands production, logistics facilities for growth


    Ensinger, a leading international plastics processor company, has invested in extending its production and logistics facilities at its German site in Cham, which was put into operation 10 years ago.

  • Canton Fair reports export business of $30bn


    The 123rd China Import and Export Fair, widely known as the Canton Fair, recently concluded and reported total export volume at 189.197 billion yuan ($30.08 billion), a 3.1 percent increase from last year's spring session.

  • Pegasus Food Futures names new HR head


    Pegasus Food Futures, one of the largest owners and operators of hydroponic farming facilities in the Mena region has appointed Stefanie Paterson as head of Human Resources, who will be based at the company's headquarters in Abu Dhabi.

  • French group LDC, Saudi Al Munajem to acquire Doux


    France's largest poultry processor LDC has joined hands with Saudi food group Al Munajem to take over production sites of ailing chicken processor Groupe Doux based in Brittany, France, said a report.

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