Gulf Extrusions (a member of Metal Industries – Al Ghurair Group), a leading manufacturer of extruded aluminium products, showcased an assortment of innovative launches at The Big 5 – International Building and Construction Show. The show is held from November 23 to 26 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The company is organizing highly engaging activities for visitors, including a live demonstration of the best practices in façade installation – accessory and fire fighting equipment, during the course of the four-day event. In addition, Gulfex will conduct a Continuing Professional Development (CPD)-certified workshop on ‘Fire Safety in Facades’ on November 25 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, chief executive officer 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.”