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Wholesale City launches new storage facilities

The new solutions include a cross-sectional scale model of the 13.9ha complex of light industrial units and refrigerated warehouses ranging from 465 to 1,022sqm

The new solutions have been designed to suit the requirements of SMEs.
The new solutions have been designed to suit the requirements of SMEs.

Dubai Wholesale City has launched light industrial units and refrigerator warehouses at Dubai Industrial Park, the dedicated industrial hub within Dubai Wholesale City.

The new solutions include a cross-sectional scale model of the 13.9ha complex of light industrial units and refrigerated warehouses ranging from 465 to 1,022m2, state news agency, WAM reported.

Saud Abu Al-Shawareb, chief operating officer of Dubai Industrial Park, said: "The food industry is witnessing a strong growth in the GCC region with consumption levels expected to increase by 57% between 2014 and 2030 due to economic and population growth as well as a surge in tourist numbers.

"The light industrial units and refrigerated warehouses have been designed to suit the requirements of small and medium enterprises (SME) that play an important role in driving the growth of the food industry.”

Dubai Wholesale City is showcasing the new light industrial units at Gulfood 2017, which begins today, and runs until 2 March, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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