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Pipe company buys plant from Schuler

Group Five Pipe Saudi Ltd has placed an order with Schuler for the delivery of a complete pipe plant. At its heart is an offline spiral pipe line for manufacturing pipes with diameters of 508 to 2,235 mm (20 to 88 inches) and lengths of 12 to 24.4 m. In addition, the pipe plant boasts four welding stands and various testing stations. The contract was signed...

SSP fulfilling Aramco order

Saudi Steel Pipe (SSP) Company is currently fulfilling two contracts it won in October last year, on ...

Safety award for Zamil Steel

Zamil Steel Construction Company has been recognised by ABV Rock Group Ltd for its safety performanc ...

Albawardi strides in manufacturing

Manufacturing is helping Albawardi Group boost Saudi Arabia’s volume of home-made goods and au ...

Hadeed capacity to rise to10m tonnes

Saudi Iron and Steel Co (Hadeed), the metals affiliate of Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic), plans ...





Lontra technology gets boost

Lontra, a fast growing Midlands, UK, firm, has secured the first global licence for its trademarked Blade Compressor technology. The deal signed with Sulzer, a global leader in pumping equipment with 21 manufacturing facilities worldwide, will see aeration equipment incorporating the British technology sold across 150 countries. The Blade Compressor was...

Neumann’s KH 120 D monitor in region

Neumann GmbH has introduced its KH 120 D nearfield studio monitor in the Middle East. This digital v ...

Hypertherm extends Powermax line

HYPERTHERM, a manufacturer of plasma, laser and waterjet cutting systems is expanding its industry l ...





Wacker sees good prospects in 2014

Wacker Chemie, the Munich (Germany)-based speciality chemicals maker, is optimistic about 2014 and says group sales and EBITDA are likely return to growth with economic tail winds supporting its performance after two challenging years. The company, celebrating its centenary this year, expects the strongest momentum to come from Asia and sees better results...

Orpic awards deals for plastics complex

STATE-OWNED Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co (Orpic) said it awarded two contracts fo ...





R&M links up with Fluke Networks

R&M, the global Swiss developer and provider of connectivity systems for network infrastructures, has entered into a new partnership with Fluke Networks, a world-leading provider of network test and monitoring solutions. The agreement helps the two to combine their technologies to significantly speed up the deployment of high-performance network...

Anite releases Nemo Outdoor test tool

ANITE, a global leader in wireless network testing technology, has announced the latest release of N ...





Floors for food safety

Commercial and regulatory pressures have made food-safe flooring a vital consideration for any facility involved in the manufacture, processing or storage of food and beverage products. Industry leaders and national authorities throughout the Gulf region are keen to avoid the detrimental impacts that foodborne illnesses can have. Significant outbreak can...





Krones’ new direct printing system

Krones AG of Germany has announced it is premiering a direct printing system for printing on plastic bottles. Digital direct printing on containers and packages during an ongoing production operation offers huge potentials for both the beverage industry and the market segments of household/cosmetics, converters and glass manufacturers, and opens up an...





Schneider role ‘impactful’

Schneider Electric’s role in the Gulf’s water and wastewater sector has been widespread and ‘impactful” with leadership across several industry sectors as a global specialist in energy management, a senior official says. “The company has a good presence in the public water industry cycle from source (desalination plants and...

Schneider showcases offerings at Wetex

SCHNEIDER Electric, the global specialist in energy management, showcased its leadership in integrat ...

Dow solutions far-reaching

Dow Chemicals has highlighted that new products and technologies it has developed will reduce foulin ...

Bentley technology to the fore

Software firm Bentley Systems, provider of solutions for the design, construction and operation of i ...





Emirates SkyCargo set for DWC move

EMIRATES SkyCargo has said it is on track to move to Dubai World Central (DWC) with the first phase of its building being finished. Starting this month, all 12 freighters will operate from the new cargo terminal. The cross docks and perishables areas have been fully completed and mark a critical milestone in the start of operations at the beginning of the...

Mideast airfreight growth continues

Feight volumes carried by Middle East air carriers rose 11.9 per cent in February in continuance of ...

Agility grabs deal for London events

Kuwait-based global logistics provider Agility has won a major contract to provide logistics service ...

Heaviest cargo handled at port

FIVE heavylift pieces of infrastructure equipment were recently unloaded at Abu Dhabi’s Free P ...

Silk Way trade discussed

Global marine terminal operator DP World hosted a conference in Dubai aimed at fostering partnership ...





DigiMatrix present in several sectors

Interest in industrial robotics started way back in the 1970s with ABB Robotics and Kuka Robotics bringing robots to the European market in 1973. ABB Robotics (formerly Asea) introduced IRB 6, among the world’s first commercially available all-electric micro-processor-controlled robot. The first two IRB 6 robots were sold to Magnusson in Sweden for...





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