UAE’s largest listed steel and building materials company Emirates Steel Arkan, has announced its participation in the “Make it in the Emirates” forum, where it will highlight its contribution to the country’s industrial output and showcase new products, including the recently introduced ES600 rebar. Emirates Steel Arkan Group CEO Mr Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi said “The forum’s focus on future industries that rely on advanced technology, the fourth industrial revolution solutions and replacement technologies will allow us to showcase our innovative products, including ES600 rebar, a new lightweight and sustainable product that will set new standards in the construction industry.”During the event, Emirates Steel Arkan will also shed light on its strategic plans, including potential development of a fully automated hot rolled coil project, which would be the first of its kind in the MENA region and would increase the company’s total production capacity to more than 5 million tonnes per year. The hot rolled coil project, if approved by the group’s board post comprehensive evaluation, would produce flat-based products, used in various industries, including automotive, electric steel, shipbuilding, gas cylinders, heavy metal structures, marine structures, machinery and its components, pipes, household appliances along with many other products.The event will be held in Abu Dhabi from June 21-22, 2022, at ADNOC Business Center and is being hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. The forum, which is the first of its kind in the UAE, will bring together more than 1,300 local and international investors as well as UAE industry leaders amid an expansion of opportunities at the supply and procurement chain level. The “Make it in the Emirates” forum will also provide investors, manufacturers and technology providers in sectors such as energy, telecommunications, aviation, healthcare, food and beverages, with long-term UAE investment opportunities.