Ducab, the UAE-based manufacturer of cable and wire solutions, is seeking expansion in new markets and considers Africa an exciting opportunity, says a senior company official.
Saudi Filters Industry Company (SFICO) has come a long way since being established in 1988 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Rashed Abdul Rahman Al Rashed & Sons Group, a leading trading and industrial conglomerate in the kingdom.
The Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company, a manufacturing affiliate of Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic), has initiated trial runs at its new joint venture butanol plant. The trial phase was launched on October 20 and is expected to last three to six months, said a statement from the company.
Bahrain-based aluminium rolling mill Garmco, which has seen exports flourishing in several key export markets including the US and Southeast Asia, has completed a major restructuring of its international operations. Garmco is one of the largest downstream aluminium facilities in the Middle East.
The UAE’s Gulf Extrusions (Gulfex), one of the largest aluminium product makers in the Gulf, has witnessed 10 per cent growth in business during the first half of this year as compared with the same period last year.