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Gulf Industry to Showcase GCC’s Industrialization Development

24th August 2015

Gulf Industry Fair 2016 (GIF) will be unveiling a serious of events and initiatives at the Fair to enhance its reputation for being the GCC’s exclusive annual industrial promotion showcase championing economic diversification and industrialization across the GCC.

The 2016 annual industrial event is scheduled to take place from February 9th – 11th 2016.

Gulf Industry Fair provides a unique one-stop shop approach for the elements of industrial development across the Aluminium, Energy and Environmental Protection, Industrial Metals, Industrial Processes and Manufacturing, Logistics and Industrial Facilities, Industrial Security and Safety and Training for Industry.

“The 2016 Exhibition takes place at a watershed period for the economies of the region “ says Jubran Abdulrahman , the Managing Director of organizers’ Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions. “ The economic importance for encouraging industrial promotion has never been required more than at this time of declining oil prices. Gulf Industry Fair will focus on promoting economic diversification through the elements of industrial development”

Alba, sponsors of GIF 2016, will encourage the growth of the downstream aluminium sector. The world’s fifth largest Aluminium smelter, recently announced the start on its Pot Line 6expansion project.

The new production line will turn Alba into the world’s largest single-site smelter plant and provide more metal to the region’s manufacturers utilizing aluminium.

Driving the industrial growth is the demand for energy, GIF’s traditional support from BAPCO and National Oil and Gas Authority is recognition of the invaluable contribution required from national energy companies to industrial growth.

Majaal Warehouse and Company, Bahrain’s SME focused developer and operator of industrial facilities is a solid supporter of industrial facilities for industrial diversity.

“Majaal have led the way by providing their support to the Logistics and Industrial Facilities Zone at Gulf Industry Fair” adds Abdulrahman. “Their presence and support at GIF provides the event with a vital element for industrial growth as companies require a premises to develop and grow their businesses. “



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P.O. Box 11644
Kingdom of Bahrain

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