Gulf Extrusions' 'Twisted Profile' nominated the most innovative product of the year
Gulf Extrusions (Gulfex), a leading global manufacturer of extruded aluminium products, has revealed that its ‘ twisted profile’ the Middle East region’s first-of-its-kind aluminum twisted profile, has been nominated to be the most innovative product of the year and to be displayed at the innovation area at this year’s edition of ALUMINIUM 2014, the world's leading trade show for the aluminum industry, which opened on October the 7th and will run until October 9, 2014 at Dusseldorf, Germany.
Gulfex ‘twisted profile’ was developed and customized for King Abdul Aziz International Airport project facade. To make this kind of twist, the company developed a special machine to carry out the twisting of 60 degrees for a length of 6 meters. The machine was used and tested on various grades of alloys and tempers until coming up with a revolutionary 60 degree twist.
Modar Al Mekdad, General Manager of Gulfex said: “We are honored to have our product displayed in the innovation area at such leading exhibition, which brings together producers, manufacturers, processors and suppliers and also end-consumers along the whole supply chain. Being at this year’s show has allowed us to leverage our pioneering range of products across the many projects in the region today. Rest assured, the company remains steadfast in its commitment towards expanding its reach--promoting its wide portfolio of products across untapped markets and addressing the demands of new industries.”
ALUMINIUM 2014 provides a strategic overview of the entire aluminium industry. It is the international meeting place for suppliers of raw material, semi-finished and finished products, surface treatment and producers of machinery, plant and equipment for aluminium processing and manufacturing. This year's edition featured six themed pavilions--Foundry, Competence Centre Surface Technology, Primary, Welding & Joining, Magnesium and Recycling.
Gulf Extrusions, member of Metals Industries – Al Ghurair Group, produces aluminum-extruded profiles ranging from architectural, industrial and automotive sections to furniture, marine applications, transportation, and customized products. It also possesses a wide data base of European customers. Along with the ISO 9001:2008, ISO14001:2004, ISO/TS 16949:2009, DNV and the full range of specialized certificates Gulf Extrusions has, Gulfex was the first extrusion company in the GCC to receive the Emirates Quality Mark certification from the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology as well as a Certificate of Appreciation from the Dubai Quality Group. Worth to mention that Gulf Extrusions has been awarded OHSAS certificate on August 2014