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Johnson Controls plans Saudi plant Subscription

16 March 2015 | By

Facility at King Abdullah Economic City will make equipment for the HVAC industry  

Egypt power

GE to invest $200m for manufacturing facility in Egypt

13 March 2015 | By

Facility will create 500 skilled jobs for Egyptian nationals

Sugar mill

Jizan agrees deal for $400m sugar mill Subscription

22 February 2015 | By

Indian producer to build new facility at Jizan Industrial City

Biscuit factory

Mondelez International to build $90m biscuit factory in Bahrain Subscription

19 January 2015 | By

US food giant to employ 300 people at new facility under construction at Hidd

Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Strata plans second plant in Al-Ain Subscription

8 December 2014 | By

Aerospace manufacturer to manufacture more Boeing parts

Italian tyremaker Pirelli

Pirelli set to invest $107m in Egypt Subscription

26 November 2014 | By

Italian tyremaker to expand operations at Alexandria plant

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Manufacturing trends

There is room in the automotive supply chain for Qatar to find its niche

Finding a niche automotive segment Subscription

24 September 2014 | By James Gavin

Qatar’s guaranteed supply of automotive-grade aluminium means it has the potential to tap into a niche market and become a manufacturer of advanced technologies such as lightweight composites

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Suhail Mubarak Bin Athaeeth al-Ameri Subscription

Suhail Mubarak Bin Athaeeth al-Ameri chief executive officer of The General Holding Corporation (Senaat)

Reginald Randall Subscription

Reginald Randall is CEO, Masafi UAE

Talal al-Shair

Talal al-Shair is vice-chairman Tasnee and chairman and CEO Cristal

Mustafa Gorgunel Subscription

Mustafa Gorgunel is general manager, Union Cement Norcem Company

Bruno Carre Subscription

Bruno Carre is managing director, Suez Cement Company

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