25 countries for SteelFab expo
Dubai, December 24, 2007
SteelFab and SteelTech exhibitions will feature Middle East's largest and most comprehensive display of machinery, equipment, accessories, and technology for the steel working and production industries.
The exhibitions are to be held at Expo Centre Sharjah from January 21 to 23, 2008.
Organised by Expo Centre Sharjah with the support of UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE - the Association of Italian Manufacturers of Machine Tools, Robots, Automation Systems and ancillary products, and the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the coming edition of SteelFab will feature over 400 brands and companies from more than 25 countries.
It will occupy an exhibition area of 14,000 sq. m. and host exhibitors from Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan (ROC), Turkey, UAE, UK and the US among others.
On display at the exhibition will be machinery, equipment, products, services, and consumables related to surface preparation, blasting, galvanising, finishing and painting, steel machinery including metal forming, machine tools, and workshop machinery, grinding, cutting, power tools, tools, tooling for machinery, pipe construction equipment, tools, and orbital welding, software, services, training, testing, measurement, and NDT, welding and cutting including welding machines, and specialty welding, cutting systems including CNC – plasma, oxy fuel, laser, and water jet, and material handling including overhead cranes, hoists and trolleys.
“A large number of infrastructure and industrial development projects are currently underway in the Middle East region,” said advisor to the chairman, Expo Centre Sharjah, Fasahat Ali Khan.
Of the total number of brands that will be represented at SteelFab 2008, approximately 100 brands will be focused on steel machinery, 75 brands will be dedicated solely to welding and cutting, and over 50 brands will be dealing in surface preparation and finishing.
The rest will be showcasing pipe construction and CNC cutting systems. Almost all the major manufacturers of structural steel fabrication machines will have an imposing presence at the event.
A major attraction of the SteelTech exhibition will be the Gulf Iron and Steel Conference that will be held alongside.
The Conference, which will focus on the regional iron and steel sector, will be addressed by key players in the industry from across the globe. Among the participants at the event will be top decision makers from the regional iron and steel sector as well as technology providers, equipment manufacturers, and raw material suppliers to the industry. – TradeArabia News Service