#Manufacturing

Insights: The factory of the future is here

Manufacturers can now gain a better understanding of customer needs by applying big data analytics to obtain insights into how customers use products

Jindal Shadeed Group to Invest USD 3 billion; agreement signed to Reserve Land to Produce Green Steel at Duqm

Jindal Shadeed Group to invest $3bn in green steel manufacturing facility in Oman

Slated to be the largest of its kind within the zone to produce green steel, the facility will also utilise renewable energy sources in its manufacturing operations

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s GDP grows 11.2% in the first half of 2022

Abu Dhabi’s non-oil GDP grew to Dhs273bn, contributing more than 50 per cent to the emirate’s real GDP

ADDED launches Index for manufacturers

Abu Dhabi launches Smart Manufacturing Index to support move to Industry 4.0

The index empowers manufacturers with the necessary knowledge and training to initiate an Industry 4.0 transformation journey and scale up with speed and quality

Manufacturing

Manufacturing sector leads in highest average ransomware payments – report

Of the organisations surveyed that paid the ransom, the average cost was $2,036,189 – more than double the cross-sector average of $812,360

Yousef Al Nowais, of ARDECO, Dr. Saleh Al Hashmi, of ADNOC, Ahmed Khashan, of Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric, ARDECO to manufacture power and energy tech solutions in the UAE

The partnership will play an important role in upskilling the UAE’s technical workforce, as well as driving the development of the engineering and manufacturing knowledge pool

UAE MoUs signed for medical equipment ake it in the Emirates

UAE signs deals valued at Dhs260m to manufacture medical equipment locally

The partnerships will play a significant role in boosting economic development through the National ICV Program

team Visual 3d Printing

How 3D printing is transforming the manufacturing industry

3D printing is impacting manufacturers and what to expect in the future

Saud Abu Al Shawareb is the executive vice president - Industrial Leasing at TECOM

How Dubai’s new R&D programme will strengthen UAE’s manufacturing sector

By tapping into the economic and partnership opportunities catalysed by the R&D programme, businesses can leverage technology to enhance operations and product development

GE Digital

ADDED, GE Digital partner to accelerate digital transformation in Abu Dhabi’s manufacturing sector

Both organisations will adopt circular economy strategies to drive a more productive, advanced and innovative sector while reducing greenhouse gas emissions

policies

UAE approves 22 policies to expedite transition to circular economy

The policies focus on four main sectors of manufacturing, food, infrastructure, and transport

Toyota

Toyota to invest $624m to make EV parts in India

Indian automakers could generate $20bn in revenue from electric vehicles between now and fiscal year 2026

Dubai Science Park

Gabri Labs to invest Dhs18m in new manufacturing facility in Dubai Science Park

The 10,000 sq ft facility will begin with an initial production volume of 12 million units per year

Mubadala, G42 to set up biopharma manufacturing campus in Abu Dhabi

The facility will focus on vaccine and therapeutic products to “strengthen regional supply chains”

WenChao Group to set up Dhs735m food manufacturing facility in Dubai

Construction of the more than 950,000 sqft facility in Dubai Industrial City will start in the first half of 2022

UAE-based manufacturer AMI receives Dhs213m investment from Soudal Group

The AMI-Soudal partnership is expected to grow their combined market share by 50 per cent in the Middle East over the next three years

Arkan and Emirates Steel merge to create UAE’s largest steel and building materials company

Under key terms of the offer, Arkan issued to Senaat a convertible instrument, which converted into 5.1 billion ordinary Arkan shares

Explainer: Where is the UAE’s manufacturing sector headed?

The recently announced Operation 300bn strategy is set to be a game changer in transforming the nation’s manufacturing sector, opines Nidal Haddad, founder and CEO, Al Bayader International

Abu Dhabi-based Yas Holding completes acquisition of Gulf Inject from Julphar

The acquisition comes as part of efforts to boost Yas Holding’s healthcare manufacturing and distribution ecosystem

Gartner manufacturing

Gartner identifies top five business trends in manufacturing for 2021

Top trends include digital and product experience, data monetisation and ecosystem partnerships

Dubai’s Al Khaleej Sugar gets go ahead to build beet factory in Spain

The company plans to start construction of the plant in Merida next year

Mubadala seeks over $20bn value for EGA in IPO

EGA is the Middle East’s biggest aluminium producer and is equally owned by Mubadala and Investment Corporation of Dubai

New vertical farm launched in Dubai Industrial City

The facility will grow fresh kale, spinach, lettuce, tomatoes, strawberries and melons, and plans to supply hypermarkets, hotels and chefs across the country

Abu Dhabi’s Agthia Group completes acquisition of Nabil Foods

The acquisition marks Agthia’s first entry into the processed protein industry

Airbus revives plan to build A321 where its A380 jumbo jet was made

The assembly line in Toulouse should be operational by the end of 2022

E-commerce freezone Dubai CommerCity opens new facilities as part of first phase launch

The new facilities include office spaces as well as e-commerce logistics units and multi-client warehouses

Four reasons why regional manufacturers must adopt AI

Automation and AI is helping drive a manufacturing resurgence in many regions, according to Microsoft

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UAE to begin manufacturing ‘Hayat-Vax’ Covid-19 vaccine

The ‘Life Sciences and Vaccine Manufacturing in the UAE’ is a joint project by the Abu Dhabi-based Group 42 and China’s Sinopharm CNBG

Packaging firm Al Bayader invests Dhs200m in Dubai facility to expand manufacturing capacity

The expanded plant doubles its production capacity to 18,000 tonnes per annum to enable Al Bayader to export its products

Mohammed Alshaali, Chairman Gulf Craft

How UAE-based Gulf Craft became one of the world’s leading yacht manufacturers

Helmed by Mohammed Hussein Alshaali, Gulf Craft’s new Majesty 175 conducted its first sea trials earlier this year