Future Manufacturing & Trade Summit 2017

6-7 November 2017
Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Dubai, UAE


Sponsors and Partners


Lighthouse Systems is a world-leading vendor of MES/MOM.

Our manufacturing operations management software Shopfloor-OnlineTM is a smart manufacturing enabler. Creating the connectivity previously missing throughout manufacturing operations, the software provides the relevant information to the relevant people, at the right time, anywhere and on any device.

The software is modular, with functionalities across all four areas of plant operations, production, quality, inventory and maintenance. This means that manufacturers can choose which MOM elements to implement first and expand the solution overtime, if required.

The software is web-based, offering not only a robust solution for multi-sites roll-out, but also giving organisations a range of hosting options: on premise, in the corporate data centre or in the cloud.

In a wide range of industries worldwide, hundreds of organisations are leveraging Shopfloor-Online so their people can work smarter and assets can work harder, whilst delivering superior quality to customers and controlling costs.


Taiprora Srl is a company leader in Industry 4.0 and produces integrated systems of automation engineering and mechatronics, providing comprehensive support, from transverse technical expertise, to technology leadership, to tailoring made consulting, to speed of execution, to assistance H24.

Our mission is to support the competitiveness and enduring success of companies through the implementation of the model Industry 4.0, combining research, engineering and creative innovation, encouraging the development of smart factories in worldwide level.

Taiprora services and solutions include: robot & motion control, industrial software, AGV/LGV, automatic material handling, vision systems, special machines, big data, Design 4.0; with over 20 years of experience in the following industries: automotive-pharmaceutical, health-hospital, food & beverages-consumer goods–aluminum.

Taiprora's manufacturing plant is located in Italy and other plants are located in India and Kazakhstan.

We invite you to explore our solutions and give you the innovation “box”.


Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides businesses and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its 3DEXPERIENCE platform leverages the company’s world-leading 3D software applications to transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported, enabling businesses to craft delightful customer experiences.

With the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, our customers create “social enterprises” that involve their customers in the innovation process. With its online architecture, the 3DEXPERIENCE environment helps businesses to test and evaluate — anywhere in the development lifecycle of a product or service — the eventual experience they will deliver to their customers. In short, 3DEXPERIENCE powers the next-generation capabilities that drive today’s experience economy.


Daifuku is the world’s leading materials handling equipment manufacturer and system provider. Based on its cutting-edge technologies, Daifuku has managed to secure the leading position in the industry by helping streamline intra-logistics in the manufacturing, distribution, and service related businesses. Capitalizing on the wealth of technologies and knowledge accumulated through our global development, we aim to become a value innovator that provides customers with optimal and best solutions to enhance their competitive advantage. Daifuku now has operations throughout the world, with production sites in 20 countries and regions. In the Middle East, Daifuku has delivered several large-scale material handling systems and is always on the lookout for new opportunities.


Robert Bosch Middle East is a fully-owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, which has been operating in the Middle East for over 90 years. Robert Bosch Middle East sells automotive parts and equipment, power tools, thermotechnology, security systems and electric drive & control technology to a broad customer base in the Middle East countries. With a total workforce of more than 100 associates, the Middle East is a key growth region for Bosch. In 2016, the company registered revenues of AED 1.8 billion across 14 markets.


Rockwell Automation, Inc., the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs over 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

A more productive and sustainable world is a world with a higher standard of living and quality of life for everyone. At Rockwell Automation, our resources are squarely focused on turning this aspiration into a reality. Through the power of industrial automation technology, we develop innovative solutions that help our customers achieve smart, safe, sustainable operations in a wide range of industries throughout the world.


In response to the growing demand for free zones, Abu Dhabi Ports has introduced Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone within Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), to become the future of trade in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Within the gross area of 100 square kilometres (across Areas A and B), Khalifa Port FTZ boasts a wide portfolio of investment sectors including aluminium, automotive, engineered metals, port logistics, food processing, pharmaceuticals, packaging, polymer converting and other industries that rely on Khalifa Port. Khalifa Port FTZ offers a flexible master plan that is capable of accommodating more industries in the future from a land use perspective.

Within the additional free zone territories allocated in the 16 sq km Area ‘A’, KIZAD is master-planning the Business Park, District and Local Centres.


Schneider Electric is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation in homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries. With a global presence in over 100 countries, Schneider is the undisputable leader in power management – medium voltage, low voltage and secure power, and in automation systems. We provide integrated efficiency solutions, combining energy, automation and software.

In our global ecosystem, we collaborate with the largest partner, integrator and developer community on our open platform to deliver real-time control and operational efficiency.

We believe that great people and partners make Schneider a great company and that our commitment to innovation, diversity and sustainability ensures that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.


Al Saja’a Industrial Oasis (ASIO), a project by Sharjah Asset Management, the investment arm of the Government of Sharjah, is one of the groundbreaking and ambitious initiatives that follows the development plans of the Government of Sharjah.

The government seeks to launch several growth projects to develop the industrial, mixed use and retail sectors; ASIO aims to address the growing needs of these investors and residents in the emirate, to serve their demand for real estate investment and respond to the strong demand from local, regional and international markets.

Strategically located on Emirates Road (E611), in close proximity to Sharjah International Airport and Al Hamriya Port, ASIO stretches over an area of 14 million square feet and comprises 353 plots.

ASIO offers world class standard infrastructure, plots are available for sale to UAE Nationals, GCC and Arab residents as freehold investments. All other investors can benefit from 100-year leasehold.


In 1940 Kempston Controls UK started its operation as a technical distributor and now we supply components to over 200 countries. The Dubai office responsible for business in Middle East & Africa. Our product range is focused on fuses, sensors & controls. Excellent product range, competitive price, stock availability, experienced sales and support team, latest IT infrastructure, good working environment is key to our success. Our professional consultative service makes us a preferred technical supplier. We are supporting the initiative ‘Made in UAE’ and intend to make it a great success.


Let’s write the future. Together.

ABB is a pioneering technology leader that is writing the future of industrial digitalization. For more than four decades, we have been at the forefront, innovating digitally connected and enabled industrial equipment and systems. Every day, we drive efficiency, safety and productivity in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure globally. With a heritage spanning more than 130 years, ABB operates in more than 100 countries and employs around 132,000 people.


FANUC is the No. 1 in factory automation and robots. We have the widest range of CNC controls and robots available for a large variety of applications. They are developed to be intelligent and feature superior quality on which you can always rely. More than a supplier, we are a fast, flexible and supportive business partner - always at your side, always open to your needs. In addition, FANUC manufactures high performance milling centres, plastic injection moulding machines and wire cut EDM machines, all based on proven FANUC servo technology. We are dedicated to increasing the competitiveness of Middle East manufacturers by creating opportunities to help them maximize their efficiency, reliability, quality, and profitability. Whether you're a small or a large manufacturer, we have a solution that will meet your specific needs. We invite you to explore the possibilities with FANUC automation solutions.


Infor Manufacturing Solutions provide visibility across your global supply chain and are purpose built, comprehensive and designed to support multiple manufacturing strategies (ETO, MTO, CTO), and are trusted by over 25,000 manufacturers worldwide.

Infor recognises that a one-size-fits-all approach does not apply to software for manufacturers. You need solutions tailored to your distinct processes. Infor provides vertical solutions with specialized functionality built in, so you won’t have to make modifications.

Infor builds beautiful business applications with last mile functionality and scientific insights for select industries delivered as a cloud service. With 16,000 employees and 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor automates critical processes for industries including healthcare, manufacturing, fashion, wholesale distribution, hospitality, retail, and public sector.


Kawasaki Heavy Industries group has delivered a variety of original and innovative solutions, for our customers and global society for 120 years since its incorporation in 1896 in Japan, used not only its superb motor-cycle, but also for vessels, airplanes, trains, turbines/engines for electricity and various kinds of industrial plant. For the manufacturing field, as a pioneer of robotics in Japan with 50 years of experience in industrial robot automation, we can offer a wide range of robot applications for all industries. Our robot range covers payloads from 3 kg to 1,500 kg. Our expertise includes, spot & arc welding, handling, assembling, palletizing, packaging, machine tending, loading & unloading, press tending, painting, sealing, gluing, deburring, grinding, polishing, washing, wafer handling, clean room applications, etc.

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Middle East FZE (Dubai, UAE) and Kawasaki Robotics GmbH (Dusseldorf, Germany) work together for the Middle East market. Sales/service engineers are stationed in Dubai to timely support our customers in the Middle East region.


ImageGrafix Software FZCO has been providing solutions from Autodesk Inc., since 1996 and is the Autodesk Gold Partner with focus on product design & manufacturing (MFG) and srchitecture, rngineering, vonstruction (AEC). It has grown to become one of the most successful CAD/CAM/CAE and BIM solution providers in the region. Since its inception, ImageGrafix has focused its business model on helping clients achieve a high ROI with their 2D and 3D design software investments. ImageGrafix help its clients gain a competitive advantage by focusing on streamlining workflows and improving operational efficiency – all to the benefit of their bottom lines.

Our core competence is implementing CAD/CAM/CAE and BIM solutions using Autodesk products. In addition, we have proven expertise in implementing data management solutions using Autodesk Vault. We strive to develop long-term client relationships through our innovative solutions, delight our clients through prompt and professional service, and seek to help our clients gain a competitive edge. Our partnerships with the developers are a vital part of our long-term success. We work to leverage the strengths of our partners into solutions for our clients and invest in partner relationships that share the mutual respect of putting the client’s needs first.


Phoenix Contact is a global market leader and innovator in the field of electrical engineering. Headquartered in Germany, Phoenix Contact has five production sites in Germany and ten abroad, with more than 50 sales subsidiaries and 30 local representations. Its mission is to provide the best possible solution for your electrical engineering tasks. Phoenix Contact Middle East in the United Arab Emirates is an independent subsidiary with its own local management, sales, training, support and logistics operations. Their reliable presence in the region brings Phoenix Contact’s products and expertise into closer proximity to their clients and partners in the Middle East and Northeast Africa.


ELGi is a leading air compressor manufacturer with innovative and technologically superior compressed air systems. ELGi has earned worldwide distinction for designing sustainable compressed air solutions that help companies achieve their productivity goals and keep the cost of ownership low. Our manufacturing facilities are in India, Italy & US.

ELGi offers a complete range of compressed air solutions from oil-lubricated and oil-free rotary screw compressors, oil-lubricated and oil-free reciprocating compressors and centrifugal compressors, to dryers, filters and downstream accessories.

The company’s portfolio of over 400 products has found wide application across industries. Whether it is a discrete manufacturing or a continuous manufacturing industry, ELGi products have been used either in their production, maintenance or process usage.

ELGi has been serving the Middle East & Africa market through its wholly-owned subsidiary ELGi GULF FZE for over two decades and our compressors are powering over 4000+ customers in the region.


BNC (Business News for Construction) is a flagship project intelligence service of Industry Networks, a leading provider of construction intelligence and informatics in the Middle East & North Africa. BNC tracks projects from concept to completion and offers a range of comprehensive and pertinent information including key details of property developers, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers involved with a project.


The Arab Union for the Development of Industrial Exports is a non-governmental organization which caters to the aspirations of the industrial and commercial sectors in the Arab countries in order to foster the efforts of Arab countries to develop its industrial exports and increase its level of competition.

We work with the concerned parties of industrial development and for the promotion of Arab and international exports and the elite of industrialists and businessmen in the Arab countries in order to establish an Arab economical cluster that would play a major role at the economical level at both the regional and international levels.

The Union is under the umbrella of the League of Arab States and the Council of Arab Economic Unity.


Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global publishing, research and consultancy firm, which publishes economic intelligence on the markets of the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean.

OBG offers comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments, including banking, capital markets, energy, infrastructure, industry and insurance.

OBG’s acclaimed economic and business reports are the leading source of local and regional intelligence, while OBG’s online economic briefings provide up-to-date in-depth analysis. OBG’s consultancy arm offers tailor-made market intelligence and advice to firms operating in these markets and those looking to enter them.


MfgTechUpdate.com is India’s first and most preferred dedicated web portal for metalworking industry enthusiasts. It is the leading online publisher of machine tools related content. It helps readers by providing the latest from the industry. From latest updates to machines on sale, product launch to upcoming events and job opportunities, readers can find everything here. To make is simple, Mfgtechupdate.com (MTU) is an effort to help the machine tool fraternity come together.


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6-7 November 2017

Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Dubai, UAE

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