Five-in-one INTEX Oman industrial expo gets under way

Business reporter –
Dec 5: INTEX Oman, a unique multi-category industrial fair showcasing world-leading products, services, technologies and trends spanning five thrust areas of the Sultanate’s economy, kicked off here yesterday.
The three-day event, which runs from December 5 to 7, 2016, is taking place at the prestigious Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Running alongside the expo is INTEX Oman Forum, a two-day conference featuring keynote speeches and presentations on renewable energy development, sustainable water solutions, waste treatment options, and related topics.
Dr Rasheed bin Al Safi al Huraibi, Chairman of the Tender Board, led a number of public and private sector dignitaries at the formal inauguration of INTEX Oman 2016. Organised by well-known events management firm Global Exhibitions & Conferences LLC (GEC), this one-of-a-kind expo brings together the following five strategic and promising segments of the non-oil economy under one roof:
n AQUATEX Oman: Showcasing the latest technologies in water desalination and wastewater management, this exhibition offers an exclusive opportunity for renowned equipment and service providers to venture into Oman’s multibillion dollar water services industry.
n RENERGEX Oman: Targeted at government stakeholder agencies, businesses and energy policy think-tanks, this unique trade fair explores opportunities for renewable energy development spanning solar, wind, biomass/biofuels, geothermal and other sustainable resources.
n ELTEX Oman: An exclusive platform for power generation, transmission, distribution and electrical equipment industries, ELTEX Oman affords a first-ever opportunity for businesses to understand the evolving
and diverse needs of the Sultanate’s power sector.
n PUMPS & VALVES Oman: Drawing together global and regional manufacturers, dealers and distributors and traders, PUMPS & VALVES Oman showcases new products, market trends, and scientific and technological innovation relevant to Oman’s rapidly expanding oil and gas, refining and petrochemical processing, water and wastewater treatment, pharmaceutical, and electrical sectors.
n MTEX Oman: An exclusive expo targeted at the Sultanate’s manufacturing industry, MTEX Oman puts the spotlight on global machinery equipment manufacturing trends, cutting-edge machining technologies, and innovations in high-performance machinery and tools.
Featured across the five pavilions are in excess of 150 world-leading brands of products and services representing local, regional and international companies eager to expand their presence in Oman’s diversifying economy.
Visiting hours for INTEX Oman are from 10 am to 6 pm.