Ceiling, Floors and Partitions

AlArabi has become synonymous for top-quality decorative gypsum ceiling works, says the Saudi-based AlArabi Decoration Establishment, one of the leading companies in the Middle East for decoration and finishings.

Avanti Systems, considered to be the UK’s largest independent producer of office partitioning systems, has recently set up a new division to manage overseas projects in line with its new worldwide sales strategy. The division, headed by Ken Cordaroy as international sales director, is based at Avanti’s head office in Sussex.

Saudi-based Canam Asia Limited (CAL) highlighted its innovative roofing and flooring solutions at a series of technical seminars held last month in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and the UAE. Canam Asia is a joint venture between the Canam Manac Group of Canada and the Zamil Industrial Investment Company (ZIIC) of Saudi Arabia.

K-based F Ball and Company, a manufacturer of flooring adhesives and floor preparation products for the contract flooring industry, has launched two new specialist adhesives which are a result of its continued focus on product development.

Furnicon, the Middle East sales office of Krueger International (KI) –  one of the world’s largest manufacturers of office furniture and partitions –  has supplied to a number of projects in the UAE, among the most recent being the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) Tower.

Functionality and aesthetics are two attributes that are as characteristic of good architecture as they are of metallic fabrics. For 10 years, Gebr Kufferath Duren (GKD) has been setting standards worldwide with innovative applications for stainless steel and wire mesh in the field of architecture and design, says GKD director Stephan Kufferath.

aking meter marks, suspending ceilings, and levelling doors, windows as well as built-in components can be less time-consuming, thanks to the new Hilti PML 32 line laser.

Marconi Inter-Design Company, one of the leading roll-forming companies in the UAE, has added a new dimension to interior design products by complementing its flooring range with Paroll, a leading access raised flooring system from Germany.

Riyadh-based Masa Establishment for Pest Extermination Services, which has been in the business of protecting buildings from pest infestation, says that proper inspection is a sure and effective method for controlling subterranean termites.

Sayyar Trading Agencies, which started manufacturing large-format metal ceiling tiles in Qatar just over a year ago, has seen a growing demand for its products and is now seeking distributors to offer its range throughout the GCC.

IN recent years, there has been an increasing international concern for environmental matters – spurred on by mounting evidence of global warming and actions by many governments to limit the environmental impact of economic activities. But put these trends in the context of the modern workplace and we see the makings of a conflict.