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Arabplast 2011

Date : 8th – 11th January, 2011

Venue : Dubai International Exhibition Centre

Country : UAE

Event Organiser : Al Fajer Information and Services

Event Website: 

Short description: Arabplast is the most prestigious event for the plastic and rubber industry in the Middle East.

It is envisioned to make better business sense to the participants who are giving shape to a better world. The captains of the plastics and rubber industry would be here to unveil products solutions, cutting edge technology, revolutionary innovations and forge international alliances. It is an event that would provide a greater leverage to  international exhibitors and trade visitors with decision making authority.

ArabPlast 2011 will be 25 per cent bigger than the 2009 edition, with the show occupying nine halls of the Dubai World Trade Center, following record number of exhibitors and sponsors.

ArabPlast, the Middle East's No 1 trade show for rubber, plastics and plastic processing, will be held from January 8  to 11, 2011, at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre.

The ArabPlast Summit, to be run concurrently with the exhibition, will discuss key challenges facing the growth of the raw plastics and petrochemicals in the GCC region.  All India Plastics Manufactures Association, the Indian partners for Arabplast is also organising a conference on the emerging opportunities in India in the plastics sector.

Al Fajer Information and Services and German exhibition organiser Messe Dusseldorf are in a joint partnership to organise the ArabPlast exhibitions. The show is sponsored by major GCC industrial companies, such as Qapco, Borouge, Abu Dhabi Polymers Park, Petro Rabigh among others.

Mr. Satish Khanna, General Manager, Al Fajer Information and Services, co-organiser of the show, said, ‘the growth of this show reflects the high global demand for plastics and its raw materials and of course the machines.

ArabPlast has defied recession, with the 2009 edition ending on a very successful note and the 2011 show registering a dramatic increase in the number of exhibitors, sponsors and display space. The Gulf is the export hub of plastics raw material plastics to the world, thanks to companies from the UAE, Qatar and KSA that are making this industry a key contributor to GCC economies'.

Leading petrochemical companies in the Gulf do not depend on the Middle East market because they export to more than 150 countries worldwide.

A record number of companies are participating in ArabPlast 2011, a reflection on the growing importance attached by GCC countries to strengthening their manufacturing industries, including plastics and rubber sector, which are known to be more sustainable investments in the long run.

ArabPlast 2011 will showcase latest technologies and track market trends of the Middle East plastics and rubber industry, which continues to be the world's largest exporter, offloading the majority of its output to international markets.

Companies are aggressively competing to showcase their latest technology in plastic manufacturing at the exhibition. This is expected to give further boost to the demand for industrial machinery.

Companies from Taiwan, USA, Turkey, Egypt, Canada, UK, Germany, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Hong Kong, China, Switzerland, Spain, Norway, KS, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, UAE, India and Iran are participating in the show.

On display at ArabPlast 2011 will be new products and technologies in injection moulding, blow molding, wrapping and packaging, pre and post plastic processing techniques as well as raw materials, such as masterbatches, additives and polymers. The show covers a wide spectrum of plastic machinery, plastic/rubber processing technology, pre and post-processing systems, plastic packaging technology, injection moulding, blow moulding, wrapping technology, extrusions, chemicals and additives, semi finished goods, engineering plastics and plastic products.

Exhibitor's Profile:
• Materials, Chemicals and Auxiliaries
• Plastic Packaging Machinery and  Technology, Equipment and Services
• Post Processing Machine
• Machinery and Plant for Finishing, Decorating, Printing and Marking
• Ancillary Equipment
• Other Equipment for pre-processing recycling
• Plastics Finished Products
• Parts and Components

Visitor's Profile:
• CEO’s
• Managing Directors
• Marketing Manager
• Decision and Opinion Makers
• General Managers
• Area/Regional Managers
• Financial Heads
• Technical Experts
• R & D Specialists
• Traders
• Distributors
• Agents
• Purchasing Authorities
• Heads of Apex Bodies
• Diplomatic Missions
• Trade Associations
• Export Councils
• Engineers
• Supervisors/Technical Officials
• Dealers/Retailers
• Manufacturers/Suppliers
• Consultants

Concurrent Events:

Arabplast Summit

Concurrent to the trade show there will be two days of high profile International conference, Arabplast Summit, featuring top of the line speakers from leading companies from all over the world.

Arabplast Summit is planned to provide useful insights and knowledge to all attendees on what is happening in the Middle East polymer and downstream processing markets from all perspectives and assess its impact on the global market.

A must-attend for anyone operating in the plastics industry, 3rd Arabplast Summit brings the world’s plastics  community together, to examine the issues impacting on business today and in the future.

The 2011 programme is currently being developed with the support of a host of international plastic-related companies. It’s a programme designed by the industry, for the industry.

Last Event Highlights:
Arabplast 2009 recorded a phenomenal attendance of 567 companies, whose doors were knocked on by 13572 visitors. 82.7% of exhibitors expressed great satisfaction by their one on one interaction with decision-makers. Existing ties were strengthened, many business avenues were opened and new partnerships alloyed.

Infact, 45% exhibitors actually signed and sealed lucrative deals at the show itself, due to the high profile participation of decision-makers.

The impact is going to be far greater in 2011 because Arabplast is fast becoming the benchmark for attracting valuable exhibitors and visitors with the assurance of better prospects and encouraging returns on investments.

General Enquiry:

+971 4 340 6888

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