Rema Tip Top advocated for industrial maintenance to prioritise repair and reuse over replacement to reduce material waste at the recent COP 28 summit in Dubai.
“Extending the life of industrial equipment is vital for both sustainability and efficiency,” said Michael Labbé, executive director at Rema Tip Top. Sustainability does not just involve being kind to the environment but also being smart about resources and costs.
And that’s where Rema Tip Top’s maintenance experts come in. According to the company, experts agree
Petlas Tire Corporation is set to present its latest range of tyres at the forthcoming Automechanika 2023 event. “At Petlas, every tyre tells a story. It’s a reflection of our dedication, the hurdles we’ve overcome, and the passion that drives us,” remarked Oğuz Ay, international sales and marketing director of Petlas.
Continental Tyres has opened its first BestDrive tyre retail centre in Dubai at an opening ceremony in the Al Quoz district. The third branch to be opened in the UAE, following two openings in Abu Dhabi, BestDrive in Dubai will be managed by Emirates for Universal Tyres L.L.C. (EUT).
Continental tyres have long been used in the operation of the London Eye, thus the brand’s products were perhaps an obvious choice for the world’s largest observation wheel. Dubai Holding has selected Continental tyres for the 250-metre-tall Ain Dubai, located on Bluewaters Island.
Automechanika Dubai 2021 has been moved to the end of the year and will now take place from 14 – 16 December 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. According to the show’s organisers, Messe Frankfurt, the move follows contact with stakeholders and is a the result of the Covid-19 pandemic’s “unchartered territory”.
The 18th edition of Automechanika Dubai, which was scheduled to run from 7-9 June 2020, will now take place from 19-21 October 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The postponement comes in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, as containment measures restrict movement across international borders, and impact the global economy.
In mid-October Pirelli introduced its Pirelli Tyre Hotel concept to Dubai. The temperature-controlled facility at Pirelli’s P Zero World in Dubai is fitted with custom-designed racks designed to enhance health and longevity of tyres. The concept was first introduced by Pirelli at its Tyre Performance Centre in Burton-on-Trent, England.
Michelin has opened new Africa, India and the Middle East (AIM) operations headquarters at the Dubai Airport Freezone in Dubai.
The official opening ceremony took place at the new headquarters in the presence of dignitaries including Dr Mohammed Al Zarooni, director general of Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA); Marc Pasquet, president for Michelin, Africa, India and the Middle East (AIM); and Raja Rabia, Consul General of France. The new facility will be managing 87 offices across the region.
Buried within the more than 134 pages of Qingdao Doublestar’s latest semi-annual report is the news that the state-owned tyre maker will extend China’s ‘one belt, one road’ strategy by working with a local partner to establish a tyre production facility in Algeria. The Chinese-language document states that its subsidiary Hong Kong Doublestar signed a joint venture agreement with El Hadj Larbi Pneumatiques during the reporting period.
Continental is planning to open a Middle East regional office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The joint venture project with the company’s previous distributor in Saudi Arabia, Almutlak Trade & Industries, will support growing demand for Continental’s products and services in the kingdom, according to the company.
Pirelli has opened a fourth branch of its tyre boutique retail concept P Zero World on a third continent. The store follows previous openings in Los Angeles, Munich and Monte-Carlo. More than 60 supercars belonging to local collectors formed a parade through the city to mark the Dubai opening. The following day more than 200 cars took to the track at Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi for the P Zero Experience: Pirelli’s track day event.
A total of 220 global manufacturers showcased their tyre and battery-related products and services at Automechanika Dubai 2016, taking up 7,300 square metres of exhibition space during event which was help between 8 and 10 May at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Messe Frankfurt Middle East reported that this represents a 15 per cent year-on-year growth in exhibitor numbers over 2015, and a 19 per cent year-on-year increase in exhibition space.