The leading companies from the raw materials section will include Saudi Basic Industry Corporation (SABIC), Borouge, Qatar Petrochemicals Company (QAPCO), National Petrochemical Co of Iran, NATPET, Reliance Industries, Clariant, ExxonMobil Chemicals, Tasnee, Astra Polymers, Bayer, Enerplastics among many others. The exhibition has gathered major support from 500 companies from over 34 countries, which includes six new countries who will exhibit at the eighth edition of the fair.
The leading companies will converge to increase their scope of business and consolidate their presence within the region. SABIC, the largest public company in the Middle East, and one of the world's ten largest petrochemicals manufacturers, will unveil new products and innovations at the show. Currently, the company's products are exported to over 100 countries.
'We have over the years won the recognition and confidence of our exhibitors. Exhibitors also benefit from our eight years plus in the sector and from the synergy with other related shows such K, the leading plastics show in Europe organized by Messe Dusseldorf. Arabplast is committed to the long term future of the plastics industry in the Middle East and Africa,' said Satish Khanna, General Manager of Al Fajer Information & Services, the organisers
QAPCO, one of the leading petrochemical producers and suppliers in the world, which exports its products to more than 74 countries in the Middle East, Asia, Australia and Africa region, will be seeking to expand the scope of its marketing network during Arabplast 2007.
Borouge, the leading producer in UAE, will be showcasing its innovative plastics solutions. Borouge has a production facility in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi, and is currently working in partnership with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
Messe Dusseldorf Gmbh, Germany's leading trade fair organizers & the organizers of world's no. 1 plastics show- 'K' which takes place in Düsseldorf every 3 years, has canvassed support from exhibiting companies from Europe, North and South America, Russia, Ukraine, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore,
The eighth edition of Arabplast has attracted 14 country groups. Some of the prominent country groups include Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Malaysia, Netherlands, United Kingdom, India, Turkey, Iran, China, Korea, Taiwan, Egypt, & Cyprus. Most country groups will look to generate new business leads as well as reinforce existing relationships. The exhibitor participation at Arabplast 2007 has witnessed an increase of 40% from the previous edition.
The four day event will attract leading companies from the entire gamut of Plastics/ Rubber industry sectors such as raw materials, chemical and auxiliaries, plastic packaging machinery and technology, pre-processing, recycling, master batches, additives, machinery and plant for finishing, decorating and print marking, accessories and parts, finished products and engineering plastics and inner plastics.