Rubber World Industries showcases high quality rubber products at ‘The Big 5’ exhibition 2009

Published November 24th, 2009 - 01:20 GMT

Rubber World Industries, the leading manufacturer of closed-cell rubber insulation 'Gulf-O-flex' in the Gulf and South East Asia, and part of the international business conglomerate, the Memon Group of Companies, is showcasing its high quality rubber products at ‘The Big 5 International Building & Construction Show’, the largest gathering of the construction industry in the Middle East, which opened today (November 23, 2009) and will run until November 26, 2009 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The company’s participation is in line with its goal to achieve 25 per cent growth in its production by 2010. At present, the company churns out a total of 1,800 containers per year, a significant increase from its annual 1,200-containers production in 2008.


Located in Hall 1, stand 43, the company will be highlighting polyvinyl chloride (PVC) tapes, which are used for floor and pipe protection; duct tape, which helps resist water, strengthens fabric, and is used to repair firearms, aircrafts other military equipment; and aluminum foil tape, a material for shielding and covering thermal insulation to provide an excellent barrier to vapor on seams and joints of fiberglass and aluminum backed duct board. Additionally, the company will also present its aluminum foil elastomeric for HVAC and refrigeration thermal insulation, an environmentally friendly product that forms an effective barrier against moisture, air currents and vapors.


“Our commitment to innovation is continuously driving our growth in terms of product development and market share, thereby enabling us and our products to be part of the construction of prestigious projects such as ‘The Villa’ in ‘Dubailand’ and ‘Motor City’ in Dubai, and ‘Yas Island’ in Abu Dhabi’,” said Abu Baker Shaikhani, Chairman, Rubber World Industries. “Participating at ‘The Big 5’ event is part of our strategy to showcase our newest professional line of products to a high-potential audience, and we are optimistic we will be able to further expand the market for our current range of high quality offerings. We are also looking into securing more deals and partnerships with regional construction companies during the event, in line with our aims to increase our annual production by the year end.”


RWI products have built a strong presence across the region, accounting for a massive 56 per cent share in the Middle East rubber insulation market. With modern plants located in the Ajman Industrial Area in the UAE, the company is the only producer of rubber insulation in the Middle East region, producing a versatile range of rubber insulation products to meet the requirements in the oil and gas fields, construction, shipping and automobile industries. Since its inception in 1993, RWI delivers high quality products to major property developments in the UAE, and is now exporting to other parts of the Middle East, Canada, Southeast Asia, South Africa, East Africa, Far East Asia and Europe.


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