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MAPEI Launches Innovative 'GREEN' Range of Adhesive Solutions at Big 5 Exhibition

Published on 2011-11-22. Author : SpecialChem

MAPEI, the leading global manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and chemical products for buildings, launches its latest addition to its pioneering range of adhesives, many of which are now locally-manufactured in the UAE during the Big 5 International Building & Construction Show taking place from November 21 to 24, 2011 at the Dubai International Exhibition & Convention Centre.

The company also allows visitors to experience selected MAPEI products up close under a 'try-it-yourself' theme. Guests can sample the features and benefits of a fast-drying liquid elastic membrane for waterproofing in the interior areas; a solvent-free, non flammable vinyl/PVC adhesive dispersed in water; ready-to-use solvent-free polyurethane elastic adhesive; or an acid-resistant epoxy mortar for tile joints.

"We want to reach out to the market and educate them on the applications and proper use of our products, so we are using the Big 5 Show as a platform for demonstrating some of our key offerings. This will be an opportunity to gain consumer and industry appreciation for the quality and versatility of our solutions," said Stefano Iannacone, Managing Director, MAPEI.

MAPEI also gives Big 5 participants a feel of its new flooring solutions alongside its new next-generation waterproofing membranes at Hall 7, Stand E291 of the venue. The company additionally be hosts a seminar titled 'Controlling Corrosion in Reinforced Concrete Buildings and Structures Using MAPESHIELD Innovative Galvanic Protection Technologies'.

About Mapei

Mapei is well known for its range of adhesives and sealants used to install ceramic, natural stone and other finishes such as wooden, PVC and sports flooring. The company has been involved in some of the most challenging construction projects in the UAE, including the Armani Hotel in Burj Khalifa, Emirates Palace Hotel, the Grand Mosque, Qasr El Sarab resort, Atlantis Hotel on Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, Ferrari World and Dubai International Airport's Terminals 1, 2 and 3. Mapei recently relocated its offices to Dubai Investment Park (DIP), where the company already has a 40,000 m2 manufacturing facility. The consolidation is partly aimed at gaining a firmer foothold in the local and regional building solutions markets.

Source: Mapei

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