Manufacturers & Procurement

Dammam-based Future Ceramics, a leading manufacturer of ceramic and porcelain tiles in the Gulf, said it is well on the way to becoming a global brand barely five years after launching operations.

Rawlplug Middle East, which has witnessed a significant growth in its regional business, says sustainability is built into the entire lifecycle of its products as well as its operations.

Gulf Eternit Industries, a member of the UAE-based Future Pipe Industries Group, has commissioned a 176,720-sq-m manufacturing unit in Dubai for the production of fibreglass pipes and fittings for the oil and gas, water and industrial sectors.

A key Pan Gulf subsidiary is keenly eyeing a greater role in manufacturing while gearing up to meet the increased demand through a major expansion of its warehousing space.

Terex’s CC 8800-1 cranes are undertaking massive oil and gas jobs in the Gulf, with the machine recently used in a twin crane configuration to lift giant AGR absorbers weighing 1,300 tonnes in Qatar.