SAUDI ARABIA: Top German firms to join chemical industry expo

He also held talks with local businesspeople to hold the same event in the Kingdom's capital.

DECHEMA organizes the ACHEMA exhibition, which focuses on process analytical technology, industrial water engineering and biobased production.

He said the exhibition would include laboratory and analytical techniques, packaging machinery, pumps, valves, fittings and the complete range of process engineering.

He said DECHEMA and its trade partners want to hold the event in Riyadh.

"Our exhibitors want to hold an exhibition in the region because they have seen huge demand for their services and technology in the production of oil and petrochemicals and water desalination,” Scheuring said.

He thanked Andreas Hergenroether, delegate of the German Trade and Industry for Saudi Arabia and Yemen, and the staff of the German-Saudi Arabian Liaison Office for Economic Affairs for facilitating the talks.

Source: Daily "Arab News", Riyadh; 10 Oct 2013(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)