The Big 5: Which stands should you visit in 2016?
With more than 3,000 regional and international companies due to attend The Big 5 this year, don’t forget to check out Construction Week’s list of top stands to visit during the show
Portacool’s New Evaporative Coolers
Texas-based Portacool will introduce four evaporative coolers at this year’s The Big 5. The new Portacool Jetstream series of evaporative coolers feature reinvigorated designs that generate significant airflow and provide superior cooling options for a variety of work environments. The Portacool Jetstream products on showcase – 240, 250, 260, and 270 – are equipped with KUUL Comfort evaporative media, the highest-quality evaporative media made in the region exclusively for Portacool products.
Muna Noor’s Plastic Pipes
Oman-based Muna Noor will be showcasing its plastic pipe products for the region’s water control projects. Products on display will include the Multi-Layer HDPE Pipe, which will be shown for the first time in The Big 5 2016. Made of three co-extruded layers, this pipe can be laid into excavated trenches without the need for expensive materials.
Milano Water Purifiers by Danube
Danube will be showcasing its new range of water purifiers – Milano Pura – in this year’s The Big 5 in Dubai. The new water purifier has three temperature selections, and specialises in sterilising the drinking water with zero bacteria. The purifier uses a process to progressively reduce the sediment and rust particles that are picked up from the water-delivery system, and to reduce parasitic cysts from water. Moreover, the system removes odour and provides a high standard of taste with its C-filter.
MB Crusher Screening Bucket
Stand: PMV OS F40
At The Big 5 2016 in Dubai, MB Crusher will showcase its range of crushing and screening buckets. Products to be promoted will include the firm’s new hydraulic drum-cutter range, and the MB-LS220 – the first screening bucket designed specifically for owners of loaders from 12 to 35 tonnes. The MB-LS220 allows the optimisation of loaders, transforming them in a few minutes into efficient, mobile screening units. The device is able to process debris produced from all construction phases.
Manital’s Range of Door Handles
Stand: SS G157
Italy’s Manital, will be introducing its latest Spring range, designed by Mario Mazzer and Giovanni Crosera, during this year’s The Big 5. Besides the traditional chrome, satin chrome, satin nickel, and matte bronze finishes, the new model will be available in two colours: white to illuminate the environment, and black associated with elegance. The products are light, with a thin line and a rectangular shape, featuring ergonomic designs. They are ideal for contract requirements, according to Manital.
Rubber World HVAC Products
Rubber World Industries (RWI) will be showcasing the complete range of its HVAC products, including rubber insulation tubes and sheets, glue and seals, insulation tapes (foam tapes, PVC tape, aluminium tape, and duct tape), and flexible ducts at the Big 5 2016.
RAKtherm PPR Piping Systems
RAKtherm will be showcasing its piping systems at the Big 5 2016. Made from the firm’s own formulation of PPR resins, the piping systems are renowned for their technical, chemical, and physical properties, according to RAKtherm. The pipes are designed to last for more than 50 years.
Cemom Estetic Hinges
Stand: SS F80
French hinge specialist, Cemom, will be showcasing its products at The Big 5 2016 in Dubai. Backed by four decades of experience in the production of hinges, and 10 years’ manufacturing concealed hinges, Cemom-Moatti will to introduce two of its latest offerings: Estetic 80 for doors weighing between 70-80 kg, and Estetic 100 for doors weighing between 100-120 kg. A company statement said: “Our products combine manufacturing simplicity, great robustness, an up-to-date design and competitive pricing.”
Geoplast’s Formwork Products
Stand: PMV C87
Italian engineering company, Geoplast, will be present at The Big 5 2016 with its formwork systems, and the latest developments for different applications. The company focusses on products for building, formwork, slabs, water, sport, and environmental projects.
Presto’s Water Saving Products
Stand: RASHid A217
French company, Presto Group, will be showcasing its water savings and sanitary equipment for commercial and public spaces at the The Big 5 2016. Its range includes tapware for public places, professional tapware for kitchens and industries, and tapware for hospitals.