Manufacturers & Procurement

High-performance fasteners and rivets supplied by the UK division of SFS UK are being used in the construction of the Riyadh Metro. The company has been commissioned to supply construction fasteners for three of the six maintenance depots serving the metro lines.

Expertise Contracting Company, one of Saudi Arabia’s leading industrial service providers, recently took delivery of 37 Genie self-propelled telescopic boom lifts. Comprising a mix of Genie S-65 and S-85 boom lifts offering maximum working heights from 20 to 27.

A coating is only as good as the preparation of the underlying substrate. Preparation of a substrate involves cleaning and roughening it to achieve an appropriate surface profile to facilitate the chemical bond and mechanical adhesion between the substrate and the applied coating.

Tremco-illbruck is looking to spearhead growth by pushing ahead with innovation and identifying new opportunities, according to Mark Leigh, the company’s new Middle East sales director.

Corrosion gnaws its way stealthily through bridges, machines and buildings, whether of metal, concrete, glass, or plastic. Germany-based Dechema, the Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, estimated annual global losses due to corrosion at an astounding €3.3 billion ($3.91 billion) some six years ago.

Italian water heater maker Ariston Thermo opened its manufacturing plant in Bahrain last month, marking its first industrial operation in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region.