Paper Arabia 2016, the 9th edition of the International exhibition for paper, tissue and converting industry covering corrugated, carton and machinery concluded on 15th of December at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition center, DWTC.
This 3-day exhibition attracted thousands of trade visitors from around 55 countries, with an impressive attendance from local visitors as well and concluded on a positive note.
Exhibitors from more than 25 countries had great success with orders.
Every edition of Paper Arabia has proved itself as an important show on Dubai’s calendar of events. The exhibitors both, international and domestic, displayed their interest to participate at the next edition.
Displays of the latest technology in the paper industry – tissue, carton and corrugated, at the event were welcomed by local, regional and international companies in the light of the rapid growth of the paper, tissue and converting sector in the Middle East and North Africa regions.
This edition witnessed a strong presence of participants representing Europe, Canadian engineering and manufacturing company and Morocco, including renowned tissue, paper, converting, corrugated, carton, paper recycling and machinery companies as well.
Paper industry in the gulf region has witnessed rapid developments in recent years thus leading local and regional players to strategic investment and market expansion.
Participants at the show expressed their confidence in the UAE paper industry which they said has great potential for further growth.
Paper Arabia over the years, has succeeded in contributing effectively to the development of the paper, tissue, printing and packaging industry in the GCC.
Paper Arabia 2016 has been a solid platform which has brought together players from almost every paper, tissue and converting industry. This show offers opportunities to the manufacturers and suppliers of finished products, equipment, machinery, paper chemicals, services, suppliers of paper, packing, tissue and converting sector to tap the Middle East and North African markets.
Paper is and will continue to be a major contributor boosting the industrial sector in the Gulf and a support to the Gulf countries’ drive towards growing non-oil economies.