Emirates Steel discusses the post COVID-19 pandemic steel industry in the GCC region

Emirates Steel, the leading integrated steel manufacturer in the Middle East, announced its participation as a Platinum Sponsor in Middle East Iron and Steel Conference (MEIS 2021) held in Grand Hyatt Dubai from 6 to 8 December 2021.

The event brings together steel industry leaders, experts traders, and other industry players to discuss market intelligence, trends, challenges, and outlook, and explore new opportunities and potential partnerships regionally and globally. Through this strategic sponsorship, Emirates Steel demonstrates its commitment towards developing and supporting steel industry through international collaborations.

HE Omar Al Suwaidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technologies (MoIAT), will deliver a keynote speech during the event, highlighting the opportunities offered by the MEIS this year, and the Ministry’s progressive vision to develop the UAE’s industrial sector and accelerate the adoption of advanced technologies.

Engineer Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, Group CEO of Arkan and CEO of Emirates Steel is also participating in a panel discussion on ‘The State of the Steel Industry in the GCC Region’. Discussions will include Middle East market outlook and challenges, drivers of economic growth and steel consumption, market changes, among other strategic topics.

“Emirates Steel plays a pivotal role in strengthening the UAE’s industrial sector. Meanwhile, we believe that we are an integral part of the complete picture combining the Middle East industry players together sharing the same destiny under the same global trends and conditions. Therefore, regional coordinated actions are key for future growth and market stability. MEIS is an optimal platform through which we define our future directions based on the latest market intelligence on global and regional industry dynamics, changes, prices, etc.,” said Engineer Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, Group CEO of Arkan and CEO of Emirates Steel.

“At Emirates Steel, we are excited to participate in this conference, and meet with steel manufacturers from across the region. We are proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of this event, which provides an excellent opportunity for us to discuss the needs of customers across the GCC region, and regional steel demand outlook, sustainability trends and new innovations in steel production,” added Al Remeithi.

Anoop Nair, Chief Technical Services & Project Officer at Emirates Steel, will participate in a session about technological developments and optimisation of steel manufacturing, implication of steel 4.0 and digitalisation on GCC mills, and how the regional production can evolve in the next 5 years.

Through its pavilion, Emirates Steel will be showcasing its high-quality product range – used in the construction numerous high-profile projects in the region and worldwide; meeting industry leaders and providing insight on the regional steel sector.