The four-day exhibition was inaugurated by H.E. Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Sultan Al Qassimi, Chairman of Sharjah Sea Ports and Customs, in the presence of H.E. Abdalla Sultan Mohamed Al Owais, Chairman, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry & Expo Centre Sharjah; H.E. Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO, Expo Centre Sharjah; other officials, dignitaries and industry representatives.
The 13th SteelFab 2017 showcased nearly 342 exhibitors who displayed more than 1,000 brands from 43 countries through special segments such as Stainless Steel, Wear Resistant & Hard Facing Cladding, Welding & Cutting, Machine Tools, Pipe & Tube Machinery. Live machinery display attracted over 7,950 trade visitors from more than 83 countries.
The second edition of a dedicated vertical for the fastener and fixing industry -- Fasteners World Middle East – was held alongside SteelFab and enjoyed support from leading industry associations Italy, Germany, Taiwan and the UK.
The German Pavilion held for the Eighth time under the aegis of DVS - German Welding Society & AUMA, also had good participation.
SteelFab Supported by country bodies like:-
• UCIMU (ITALY)- SISTEMI PER PRODURRE
(The Association of Italian Manufacturers of Machine Tools, Robots, Automation Systems and Ancillary Products)
• DVS - GERMAN WELDING SOCIETY & AUMA – The Official German Pavilion
• TAMI – Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry.