UAE, May 6, 2015 - Gulf Extrusions (Gulfex), a leading global manufacturer of extruded aluminium products, has revealed its participation at the 20th edition of the CRU World Aluminium Conference, which will be held from May 11 to May 13, 2015 at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. During their participation, the company is set to highlight the latest trends in aluminium extrusions for the Middle East and North African (MENA) region, with Modar Al Mekdad, General Manager, Gulfex being presented as one of the special panelists in the roundtable discussion focused on the topic of recycling.
One of the highlights of the event will be a workshop on Price Risk Management for CFO’s in the aluminium industry. The workshop, which is organized by Gulfex in cooperation with CRU and the London Metal Exchange, will be held on the first day of the conference. The session is expected to cover key topics and issues like price volatility risk and how it affects producers, fabricators and final manufacturers; introductory hedge concepts; futures markets risks; types of futures/swap hedges; mitigating premium price risk; options hedging & strategies; and hedge administration & control.
Modar Al Mekdad, General Manager, Gulfex, said, “We are looking forward to our coming participation at this year’s edition of the World Aluminium Conference, which will allow us the strategic opportunity of leveraging our diverse portfolio of products and services while also taking part in key discussions about the latest issues, trends and challenges in the global aluminium industry. Gulfex will also be organizing a workshop on price risk management, a timely topic that will cover aluminium pricing and the factors that lead to its volatility.”
Positioned as the premier event for the global aluminium industry, the CRU World Aluminium Conference attracts influential delegates involved in smelting, recycling, rolling, extruding, trade, raw materials, purchasing, technology and finance. Valued for the quality of the presentations given at the show, the conference also offers excellent networking and business opportunities that can lead to potential projects and fruitful partnerships.