Manufacturers & Procurement

Modern floor coverings exposed to intensive pedestrian traffic, as in hospitals, showrooms and offices, have to meet a range of performance requirements in terms of resistance to abrasion, slip, impact, temperature change, water and cleaning agents, in addition to maintaining their aesthetics.

An increasing number of contractors working on villa developments in Dubai have been turning to formwork systems from Paschal-Werk G Maier to speed up work on their job sites, thanks to the versatility of these modular systems.

Tadano, the Japan-based manufacturer of cranes, said lifting companies operating in the Europe, Middle East and Africa and Russia (EMEAR) region will experience a more streamlined sales approach that offers the full range of Tadano and Demag crane equipment from a single sales contact.

Emerson, a global automation technology and engineering company, has announced the launch of a new range of refrigeration condensing units using the Copeland scroll compressor technology.

Some 680 W of energy is required to evaporate one kilogramme of water into an atmosphere. For steam humidifiers, this energy typically comes from the electricity or gas being used to boil the water. However, for cold water humidifiers, this energy is taken from the air in the form of heat, which results in a drop in air temperature.

Pegler, a leading UK-headquartered plumbing and heating manufacturing company, says its UAE unit has registered solid growth over the last decade with its turnover in the Middle East growing sixfold to £30 million ($38.3 million).

Kirby Building Systems, a leading manufacturer of custom-engineered metal building systems, said it has secured a major supply contract for a retail development, Hawiya Mall, coming up over a 10,224-sq-m area in the Taif region. Its scope of work includes the design, manufacturing and supply of the complete structure.