Amit Midha, Global CEO of Alat

Amit Midha to lead PIF-owned Alat as global CEO

Midha, a seasoned business leader with experience across Asia, the US, India, and Singapore, joins Alat from Dell Technologies

UAE launches industrial decarbonisation roadmap Image WAM

COP28: UAE launches industrial decarbonisation roadmap

The action plan set out in the roadmap will cut 90 million tonnes of carbon dioxide annually

Sheikh Hamdan approves initiatives to boost agriculture, industry and ban single-use plastics Image

Dubai approves major plans to boost economy, extends policy banning single-use plastics

The Executive Council approved an ambitious plan to stimulate Dubai’s industrial sector and drive the goals of the Dubai Economic Agenda D33

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Google looks to India for Pixel smartphone manufacturing

Google counts India as a key growth market, where most smartphones run on its Android ecosystem


Key Trends in the Welding Industry in the Middle East and Central Asia

From traditional methods like arc welding to cutting-edge techniques such as laser, robotic welding, the industry has evolved to meet evolving demands and challenges


ADDED, e& enterprise to support transition to Industry 4.0, sustainability

The primary objective is to enhance the digital evolution within Abu Dhabi’s manufacturing industry


India restricts import of laptops, tablets with immediate effect

The restriction comes on top of policies designed to discourage import of foreign electronics that have been in place for years, including lofty tariffs

UAE’s Emirates Steel Arkan posts $76.4m in H1 profit

UAE’s Emirates Steel Arkan posts $76.4m in H1 profit

The robust profitability in the first half of the year was driven by continued high demand for the company’s steel products and stable margins

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KEZAD Group, Al Jazeera Steel Products break ground for Dhs250m rolling mill

The 450,000 tonnes per annum medium section mill will produce railway steel parts and other products

KEZAD, Tubacex production facility

KEZAD, Tubacex to build OCTG-CRA production facility in Abu Dhabi

The facility will enable Tubacex to establish a strong presence in the UAE while reaching out to its global network of clients

AD Ports Group, Vale to jointly develop low-carbon mega hub for steel industry photo WAM AD Ports

AD Ports Group, Vale to develop low-carbon mega hub for steel industry

Land and related services from KEZAD will be allocated for the ‘Mega Hub’, in addition to the development and management of a high-tech handling facility at Khalifa Port

GMG's new Dubai Investment Park facility is one of the UAE’s largest food manufacturing facilities

GMG eyes global expansion, launches four food manufacturing units

GMG’s Dubai Investment Park facility – one of UAE’s largest food manufacturing facilities – includes three factories to process added-value meat, poultry, and seafood items

Ducab announces growth in revenue

UAE’s Ducab Group announces 19% rise in revenue in 2022

Ducab Group posted total annual revenue of $1.8bn

Shareek programme to suppport Saudi Arabia's private sector

Aramco, ACWA Power, SABIC to receive support from Saudi’s Shareek programme

The first wave of supported projects, which will have strategic impact on several economic sectors, will benefit from investments worth SAR192.4bn

UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain sign industrial deals worth $2bn

UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain sign industrial deals worth $2bn

The agreements were signed at the third Higher Committee meeting of the Industrial Partnership for Sustainable Economic Development, held in Amman on February 26

Edge Group acquires Gradeone

Abu Dhabi-based Edge Group acquires 70% stake in Gradeone

Gradeone, which has partnerships within the defence, rescue, and security sectors, will join Edge’s Trading and Mission Support cluster

Ducab opens office in Bengaluru India

UAE’s Ducab Group expands its footprint in India, opens office in Bengaluru

Over the years, Ducab has supplied over 1,428 kilometres of cables to the Indian market, which is equivalent to the distance between Delhi and Mumbai

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 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

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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


UAE approves 22 policies to expedite transition to circular economy

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


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