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Gulf Extrusions to participate in The Big 5 2015

Company to organize Live Demo of Façade Installation & conduct CPD-certified workshop on ‘Fire Safety in Facades’

Gulf Extrusions (member of Metal Industries -Al Ghurair Group), a leading global manufacturer of extruded aluminium products, has announced its participation at The Big 5 – International Building and Construction Show, which will take place from November 23 to 26, 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Center, UAE.

The company will showcase an assortment of innovative launches and organize highly engaging activities for visitors, including a live demonstration of the best practices in façade installation – accessory and firefighting equipment, during the course of the four-day event. The Gulfex booth will be located at D121 at Zabeel Hall.

In addition, Gulfex will conduct a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-certified workshop on ‘Fire Safety in Facades’ on November 25, 2015 at the Abu Dhabi ‘A’ Conference Hall. During the interactive session, it will focus on the importance of good construction and passive fire protection, the need for fire protection in façade design, and key fire safety principles for building envelopes. Moreover, Gulfex will showcase new-age technology for fire safety and sustainable buildings and present an overview of global statistics related to fire accidents to its professional audience.

Modar Al Mekdad, CEO of the Metals Industries and GM of Gulf Extrusions, said: “We look forward to our participation at The Big 5 2015, the most-awaited annual event for the construction industry, as it provides us with a perfect platform to showcase our pioneering solutions, network with industry leaders, and meet prospective clients. Aside from launching new products, we will organize special activities, including a live demonstration on facade installation. Our CPD-certified workshop on ‘Fire Safety in Facades’ will be useful for construction professionals such as architects, engineers, contractors and consultants. We are confident that our presence at The Big 5 will be highly beneficial for the company.”

The Big 5 is an annual show for construction solutions in Dubai and is expected to be visited by over 2,800 exhibitors from all over the world, while in 2014, 80,000 construction professionals attended the show.