Corporate World

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) announced the release of the new Autodesk 2016 Design Suites that offer more control than ever over all aspects of the design-to-make process through a connected desktop and cloud user experience.

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Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in the integrated design, engineering and construction disciplines of General Contracting, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP), Water and Power, Rail, and Oil and Gas, and wastewater treatment, has announced that its Engineering subsidiary Drake & Scull Engineering (DSE) has won a AED 290 Million contract to undertake MEP works for a high end luxury mixed use development project in Downtown Dubai, which is scheduled for completion in 2016.

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Vifor Pharma, a company of the Galenica Group, a world leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of iron deficiency, has revealed its plans to expand its presence in the Middle East with the opening of its first office in the UAE. The leading company’s new office, which is located along Sheikh Zayed Road, was inaugurated today (April 29, 2015). The company is a global leader in the development, production and marketing of innovative products for the treatment of iron deficiency--with or without anaemia. The opening proves to be both timely and strategic as Vifor Pharma will play a significant role in the region’s continuous efforts to address iron deficiency in the region.

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2015 has started with sustained growth in China. In the first quarter, the PEUGEOT brand has invoiced more than 106,000 cars, an increase of 24.7% compared to the first quarter of 2014, in a market that is up 11.6%.

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Gulf Extrusions (Gulfex), a leading global manufacturer of extruded aluminium products, has announced the launching of the Middle East’s first fully tested fire rated aluminium door, Fire-X87. With a fire rating integrity of 90 minutes, the company’s fire-resistant door has been proven to significantly reduce fire risk and promote higher level of safety and security. The fire test signifies Gulfex’s firm goal to provide high quality products to keep its customers safe and protected.

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