Arabal : Conference in Muscat

Fives 2 Aluminium Arabal 2017-FIVES

Fives participated to the Arab International Aluminium Conference (ARABAL), the premium platform for the aluminium industries in the Arab world. It is hosted on rotation basis by the primary aluminium producers in the region.

This 21st ARABAL Conference took place from 6 to 9 November 2017, in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

This year, the conference agenda focused on the “Driving Strategic Growth across the Global Aluminium Industry”. It featured presentations, panel discussions and case studies during the two-day conference,  including an exhibition as well as an excursion to the Sohar Aluminium smelter.

On this occasion, the Aluminium division Director within the Fives Group, Hugues Vincent, was part of a discussion panel on “How Should the Right Balance be Struck Between Automation, Employment & Productivity?

This event was the opportunity to gain insight on the industrial development, technical innovations, opportunities in the region and global economic trends. Delegates got the chance to network with more than 500 delegates from around the globe, while meeting major executives and key decision makers in the Gulf and Middle East regions.