Gulf Importers
October 2015

UAE-based Atlantic Maritime Group (AMG), a provider of marine logistic services, ship repair, fabrication and other marine services, has imported a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2610 workboat, named AOS Swift, from Damen Shipyards Group.






October 2015

Portacool, a US-based manufacturer of portable evaporative cooling products, is optimistic it can capitalise on the Middle East’s sultry climate.






October 2015

An office that Covestro has opened in Dubai will greatly facilitate the import and distribution of its products across the Middle East and Africa. The company, formerly Bayer MaterialScience, is a leading manufacturer of high-tech polymer materials. The office is located in DuBiotech, a major life sciences cluster in the Middle East.






October 2015

Al-Raha Group for Technical Services (RGTS) will distribute Honeywell Aerospace aftermarket mechanical and avionics products in the Saudi Arabia following an agreement signed between the two. RGTS will distribute spare parts for commercial rotary wing and military fixed and rotary wing platforms.






October 2015

Thales, a major provider of security solutions for critical infrastructure, has been selected by Oman’s Ministry of Transport & Communications for the full deployment of an integrated security solution for Muscat International Airport and Salalah’s new airport.






October 2015

Some 30 per cent of flowers, plants and trees imported in the GCC area were shipped to the UAE, according to UN Comtrade. The GCC horticultural industry has been valued at Dh556 million ($151.3 million), making it one of the top markets, while the Netherlands is where most of the horticultural products are sourced.






October 2015

Emax, the UAE’s largest retailer of imported electronic goods and part of the Landmark Group, recently opened its 27th store in the UAE at City Centre Me’aisem. This brings the total number of Emax stores in the GCC region to 62.






October 2015

Buyers of printers in the Gulf can avail themselves of the PC42t, a thermal transfer desktop printer imported from Honeywell Sensing and Productivity Solutions. The Honeywell product recently introduced to the region will meet the needs of a wide range of industries across the Middle East.






October 2015

Dhofar Global, a leading supplier of hygiene care products in the Middle East, has announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with QTS Italy, a leading manufacturer of dispensers for soap, paper towel, and toilet paper, with an aim to offer innovative products and value-added services to some Gulf markets.






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