Dubai wood show draws 420 global firms
Dubai, April 2, 2012
A total of 420 international companies representing 34 countries will participate at the Dubai International Wood & Wood Machinery Show 2012 set to open tomorrow (April 3).
This year’s event will be held up to April 5 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on an area of 9000 sq m, and is expected to attract more than 8,000 visitors.
The seventh edition of the show will present the latest products and technologies in the global timber with international companies showcasing their products and innovations in the wood industry, machinery and equipments.
The exhibition will provide an opportunity to learn more about the latest techniques and innovations, equipment and developments in the sector, while turning the attention of manufacturers and timber merchants to sustainable resources and renewable and the desire to not be a reason to increase the environmental issues.
The exhibition will be a unique platform to discuss future trends in the sector through the collection of companies and construction contractors, manufacturers and designers from all around the region.
Dawood Al Shezawi, CEO of Strategic Exhibitions, the organizing company said: "Dubai is a commercial hub for the Middle East and a breeding ground for the wood industry globally, through the Dubai International Wood & Wood Machinery Show which is held for the seventh year in a row, we are bringing to the industry the opportunity to displays its latest innovations and related technologies to this sector.”
This year’s exhibition will include national pavilions of 22 countries such as UAE, Germany, France, Austria, Italy and the US, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Ghana, Canada, Spain and Turkey, which will reinforce the status of the exhibition among the largest events in the regional trade sector.
The exhibition will focus on the "sustainability of wood in construction", through discussions and seminars to raise awareness of this aspect and to be a distinct event platform that will contribute to the visitors understanding not only for the environment, but also about the industry legal aspect.
“The Dubai of wood has achieved tremendous growth over the past seven years, as we grow from 75 exhibitors representing 15 countries in 2006 to more than 250 exhibitors from 30 countries or more last year, and this year we are witnessing significant growth in the number of participants and exhibitors to 420 global company from 34 countries.” Shezawi said.
Dubai International Wood 2012 will review the latest products and techniques for MDF woods and double solid wood and white wood, hardwood floors, parquet and equipment used in the wood manufacturing, also various of tools, accessories, supplies, paints and all services and related products. – TradeArabia News Service