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19th edition of SteelFab comes to an end

AI-operated steel fabrication machines were a highlight of the show. (Image source: Expo Centre Sharjah)

Expo Centre Sharjah (ECS) wrapped up the 19th edition of SteelFab on 11 January, which was organised by ECS with support from the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry

SteelFab 2024 hosted more than 300 national and international exhibitors, traders and stakeholders in the metalworking sector. Major manufacturers and suppliers from the industry’s European, American, and Asian companies were present as well. 

The products of 600 leading global brands in the field were on display, representing 35 countries including the US, China, India, the UK, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands, exhibiting alongside the UAE’s top metalworking companies. Participating establishments showcased their best metalworking equipment and machinery, cost-effective laser systems for cutting and welding, and AI-operated steel fabrication machines and robotics.

Over the course of four days, SteelFab 2024 highlighted industrial and manufacturing applications of AI technology. Participating in the pavilions was a group of companies specialised in manufacturing custom machines for iron and steel cutting and fabrication, along with various applications of smart robotics in the manufacturing industries.

HE Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah, said, “With this year’s SteelFab Exhibition, we have continued our track record of organising one of the region’s main metalworking events. The success of SteelFab 2024 is a testament to our endeavours to support the iron and steel sector in Sharjah and the UAE, strengthen the development of this industry, and open new, promising channels of investment for international companies operating in the field.”

“The exhibition witnessed a broad turnout on the part of visitors and exhibitors representing major international companies specialising in iron and steel works,” HE Al Midfa added. “It was marked by diverse, quality displays of the latest technologies and equipment relevant to the iron and steel industry. Up-to-date machines employing the newest techniques, such as 3D printing for metal fabrication, were on display, as well as other equipment of interest to those operating in the manufacturing industries.”