Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
Filter PR by
Wide range of sustainable products to be showcased at Paperworld Middle East's Green Office Area

The spotlight will be on sustainably produced paper products and office supplies as Paperworld Middle East opens doors in Dubai, with international and local companies set to showcase their latest eco-friendly products to thousands of trade buyers.

Major manufacturers at the three-day event, taking place from 2-4 March at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, have noted a significant increase in consumer environmental awareness, which is weighing heavily on their purchasing decisions.

Household stationery and office supply brand names have duly responded and will share the spotlight at Paperworld Middle East’s Green Office Area, a dedicated section promoting sustainably produced and eco-friendly products.

Leading the green revolution is paper manufacturer Double A, which will highlight its entire portfolio of sustainable paper brands manufactured using fibre from its proprietary agro-forestry program in Thailand called ‘Paper from KHAN-NA’.

Thirawit Leetavorn, Senior Executive Vice President at Double A, explained: “Double A has set the bar high in terms of sustainability; our production is self-sufficient in wood, water and renewable biomass power.  In Thailand, we partnered with farmers to grow our own ‘Double A Paper Tree’ on the barren strips of land surrounding paddy fields.

“We have our own rainwater reservoir that supplies water for production without draining community water resources. Lastly, waste from our pulping process, oversized wood chips and tree barks are all used to produce renewable electricity from biomass for the mill, the nearby industrial park, and a community of 400,000 homes,” added Leetavorn.

Also exhibiting at the Green Office Area is Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) Group, a leading fibre, pulp and paper producer, which will roll out its latest range of premium digital paper certified by the Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification.

Among the UAE-based companies with products at the Green Office Area is Hoshan Pan Gulf, which will launch its ‘Conqueror’ A4 paper, manufactured by UK-based company Arjowiggans Graphic, one of the largest recycled paper manufacturers in the world.

“Hoshan Pan Gulf continuously searches for new technology that brings the latest innovations to the market,” Syed Zeeshan Nazar, Brand Manager for Paper Products at Hoshan Pan Gulf.  “There is a significant growing demand for sustainably sourced products in the Middle East, coming not only from Government sector but also increasingly from consumers who are placing more value on products that are good for the environment.”

Other big international names showcasing products at The Green Office Area include tesa, Grandluxe, Rabeco, Salam Oriental, and WZ Eurocopert.

“Growing awareness about ecological concerns and conservation of resources is driving demand for sustainability in the paper, office supplies, and stationery industries,” said Ahmed Pauwels, CEO of Messe Frankfurt Middle East, organiser of Paperworld Middle East.

“The preference for green consumerism is transforming the way products are conceived, produced and consumed across the region.  Paperworld Middle East acts as a focal point for leading global manufacturers to reach regional buyers with their range of sustainably produced products.”

Now in its 5th edition, Paperworld Middle East is the largest trade show for stationery, paper, and office supplies in the Middle East and Africa, featuring more than 299 exhibitors from 40 countries, and registering an 18 per cent year-on-year growth.

Other highlights at the dedicated showcase event in 2015 include Playworld, Wrap Star, and the Paperworld Recycling Competition.

Posted by : BIZ COM - For Proactive Communications,
Viewed 7375 times
PR Category : Events & Exhibitions
Posted on : Monday, March 30, 2015  5:43:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
Back to

Related Stories

Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Move Aside C-beauty, K-beauty and J-beauty - There's a New Trend in Town and It Hails Fro... [7125-Views]
Inglot Cosmetics Partners With Cartoon Network for Limited Edition “The Powerpuff Girls” B... [6875-Views]
Autumn/Winter 19: Step out in the latest styles with City Centre Deira and City Centre Mir... [6570-Views]
Think LUNETTE for an earth-friendly period [5722-Views]
ACE launches its new and inspirational Outdoor collection [4654-Views]
Dress for Diwali With the Rack by Kachins [4551-Views]
Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier -The Yusupov Egg [4526-Views]
Chain Reaction [4526-Views]
Sandro Launches Evening Capsule Collection [4319-Views]
‘A Gift of Gold' offers at Malabar Gold & Diamonds [4246-Views]
Celebrate guilt-free shopping to your fullest! [4148-Views]
Handbags and Gladrags [4142-Views]
VAIO returns to Middle Eastern in partnership with Nexstgo [4111-Views]
Eighth World Championship title in all categories for Tissot Ambassador Marc Marquez [4093-Views]
Unifonic empowers business to capitalize on instant messaging apps to engage with customer... [4050-Views]
New Strategic Partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to help accelerate Abu Dhabi Dig... [4020-Views]
MBRU and King Saud University in Saudi Arabia join forces to enhance academic collaboratio... [3898-Views]
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Challenges the City to Be ‘I... [3874-Views]
Peugeot Boxer 4x4 Concept Revealed [3855-Views]
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Energy highlights enhanced cybersecurity credentials at GITEX T... [3770-Views]
Dubai Land Department welcomes Saudi Minister of Housing [3697-Views]
Hazzaa AlMansoori Undergoes Medical Experiments at Stars City as part of His Scientific Mi... [3697-Views]
During a press conference to announce the completion of preparations of Summit that will b... [3672-Views]
Victoria Beckham Eyewear Debuts New Collection for Fall 2019 [3672-Views]
Team Abu Dhabi Stars Chase Double World Title Boost in China [3593-Views]
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
Top Sections
Top Stories