Domotex to take advantage of $500bn construction spend in Middle East

Domotex to take advantage of $500bn construction spend in Middle East

Domotex, Flooring

The Middle East region’s construction industry is set to deliver projects worth US$500 billion by 2015, according to MEED.

Domotex Middle East 2011 is taking advantage of the region’s construction spend by showcasing flooring ranges from all over the world.

“The Middle East remains a key market for floor covering providers around the globe. The region’s construction industry is due to deliver projects worth US$500 billion by 2015, providing a huge opportunity for the floor covering sector,” said Angela Schaschen, managing director, Deutsche Messe Dubai Branch, the organiser of DOMOTEX Middle East.

“We are also seeing an increase in government sponsored infrastructure projects, for example in Saudi Arabia over $13 billion of construction contracts have been awarded in the Kingdom in Q1 2011 alone, according to the NCB (National Commercial Bank) Construction Contracts Index First Quarter 2011.

“The construction sector is expected to continue its impressive growth as the Saudi government set forth plans to develop the Kingdom’s infrastructure in the 2011 budget,” she added.

Exhibitors from around the globe will showcase a range of innovative flooring at the sixth edition of the region’s annual event, dedicated to the floor covering industry DOMOTEX Middle East. The event will be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from September 12-14, 2011.

Exhibitor preview

The show exhibitors include flooring firms from Chile, South America, Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Turkey, Japan, China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, in addition to regional exhibitors, who are looking to extend their network not only within the Middle East region but also Africa, CIS, Central Asia and beyond.

Among the international exhibitors will be Balta from Belgium, which provides products across the floor covering range from woven area rugs to wall-to-wall carpets, needlefelt and fungrass to carpet tiles.

Luz Mendez from Chile will be showcasing her high-end carpet and rug textile designs, which are characterised by sharp, light and welcoming designs and use a particular colour to help create a serene and clear environment.

Roya Manufacturing from Canada, a supplier of modular carpet products in both nylon and poly propylene for commercial and residential properties and specialised flooring solutions for healthcare settings, will also be participating.

High profile regional exhibitors include Platinum sponsor Al Abdullatif Industrial Investment Co, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, one of the region’s largest manufacturers of machine made carpets and Abu Dhabi National Carpets who founded the first carpet factory in Abu Dhabi in 2001.

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