Project Qatar 2014 ends amid major new JVs
Doha, May 15, 2014
A number of business partnerships between local and international companies were announced during Project Qatar 2014, the 11th edition of the construction, technology and building materials exhibition that concluded today (May 15) in Doha.
Two exclusive joint ventures were signed between Qatar-based United International Company (UIC), a leader in the distribution and sale of sanitary wares and Pilosio, an Italian construction technology leader and a second partnership with Revigres, a Portuguese ceramics company specializing in production of coatings and ceramic floors.
The new arrangement with Pilosio will allow the companies to focus on the sales and rental of vertical and horizontal formwork and scaffolding whilst combining its marketing functions and promoting the latest building technology, "Made in Italy".
The joint venture between Pilosio and UIC will combine the critical success factors for formwork and scaffolding manufacturing bringing together synergies, providing construction technology at competitive prices, well trained staff and round the clock assistance.
In the exclusive partnership deal signed with Revigres, UIC will be the exclusive distributor in Qatar for Revigres’ premier ceramic products and associated services.
Ajab al Qahtani, CEO of UIC, said: “These new partnerships we have signed today with Pilosio and Revigres at Project Qatar are perfect mutual alliances with international companies providing specialized technical assistance in the care of new projects for customers in the region.”
Dario Roustayan, CEO of Pilosio, said: “Due to the depth of experience of UIC and Pilosio in the new formwork design, the collaboration brings the expertise to provide customers cost effective results and quick access to latest solutions in the field of construction in order to implement high-performance applications.”
Rawad Sleem, project manager of Project Qatar said: “As we conclude this year’s event, one thing remains clear, Project Qatar continues to be the single-most important construction and building materials event in the exhibition calendar in the Middle East.”
“It has proven to be the best opportunity for exhibitors and visitors to connect, build and foster new relationships and partnerships. Distributors, agents and buyers came with specific objectives and purchasing plans and we have had many successful business deals being made during this year’s event,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service