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Styro opens $19m new production unit

Styro, a leading expanded polystyrene (EPS) manufacturer in the Middle East, has opened a 40,000-sq- m production facility in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with an initial investment of Dh70 million ($19.05 million).

The new facility will help meet a growing demand for Styro’s products and services – especially within the construction, interiors/fit-out and packaging sector, said a statement from the company.

Styro is working on several iconic projects in the UAE, valued over Dh20 billion ($5.44 billion); including the Expo 2020 pavilion, it said.

Some of Styro’s past projects include the Blue Water Island, City Walk and Lourve Abu Dhabi amongst others.

Styro offers Class A fire retardant, heat resistant, tremor-proof, and eco-friendly products, making it a suitable solution for any construction, interior and exterior decoration, architectural applications, packaging and merchandising displays.

The company will showcase it latest products and project designs at the Big 5 exhibition taking place from November 26 to 29, 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre, in Dubai, UAE.  

Walid Wakim, general manager partner of Styro, said: “Styro has become a product of choice for several iconic developments and projects in the UAE.”

“We recently opened our showroom and a second manufacturing unit in Abu Dhabi to support our growth and demand for Styro products,” he said.

“Our products are carefully engineered making it unique and versatile to deliver any creative and durable designs,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service