Ideal Standard International, the Brussels-based bathroom solutions supplier, is setting up a showroom and a training centre for architects in the UAE. The company set up a regional office at the Jebel Ali Free Zone in 2013 to better organise a response to the growing demand it sees for its products in the Gulf and wider Mena region.
KOOHEJI Industrial Safety, which offers an industry-leading range of safety products and solutions to the Bahrain market, is on an expansion drive with plans to open a dedicated showroom in Sitra, Bahrain, in the middle ofthis year.
Karcher, a family-owned company based in Winnenden, Germany, and known for its high-pressure cleaners and window vacuum cleaning equipment, is on a growth path in the Gulf. The company recently opened a centre in Doha, Qatar, and plans to open facilties in Bahrain, Kuwait and a second centre in the UAE.
Miele, the Germany-based company, has penetrated a highly competitive market environment and succeeded in winning orders for its white goods and kitchen appliances in several projects including ones in the upmarket range.
Saudi Arabia imported 70,421 vehicles of Kia Motors Corporation in 2014, representing a 70 per cent year-on-year increase.
GULF parties interested in importing Rapiscan Systems’ latest explosive trace detection device, Detectra HX, had a close look at the product during the defence exhibition Idex at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. Detectra HX was displayed alongside Rapsican’s cargo and vehicle inspection solutions.