Big 5 Kuwait

First construction show in Kuwait with 260 exhibitors: small but promising.

From 16th to 18th of September ECOTHERM exhibited at the first Big 5 exhibition in Kuwait. The Austrian specialist for individual solar, hot water and steam systems presented its products and solutions for hotels, hospitals and industry together with around 260 exhibitors. “The first Big 5 in Kuwait was a quite small but promising fair. Since we have been active in this market for many years, we could use the Big 5 to inform existing contacts about our innovations,» Herbert B. Bremstaller, founder and CEO of ECOTHERM Austria GmbH, sums up. In early 2011, ECOTHERM WLL Kuwait was founded by a franchise partner. The so far largest project in Kuwait is a turnkey hot water and steam system for the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Hospital in Kuwait – with 1,100 beds, the largest general hospital in Kuwait, and the largest hospital in the world as one single structure building.

Big 5 Kuwait
The “Big 5” exhibitiobs are already established in Dubai, Saudi Arabia and with the “Big 5 Construction India” in Mumbai. Now for the first time from 16th to 18th of September a Big 5 Exhibition was organized in Kuwait. More than 260 exhibitors from 25 countries presented their products and services. The Big 5 trade fairs are the leading exhibitions for new and innovative technologies in the construction industry in their regions.

Market information Kuwait
Kuwait is a small emirate at the Persian Gulf with a population of 3.4 million inhabitants. 90 percent of the government’s revenues come from the sale of oil. The citizens of Kuwait are backed by a comprehensive social security system, the free health care system is one of the best in the world. Kuwait operates an open trade policy with free foreign exchange.

Company
ECOTHERM is the leading brand for turnkey solar, hot water and steam systems for hotels, hospitals and the industry in the Middle East. The product portfolio consists of individual turnkey systems, high capacity water heaters, electric water heaters, hot water and combination tanks, clean steam generators, solar thermal systems, photovoltaic systems, high capacity heat exchangers, industrial products and fibre-fleece insulation.

More than thousand systems have been installed in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North Africa and Central America. ECOTHERM inspires its clients with “Individual Heat Transfer Solutions” – individual systems in premium quality, with innovative products and premium service from the planning up to implementing.

ECOTHERM is a brand of ECOTHERM Austria GmbH with its headquarters in Hartkirchen, Austria. ECOTHERM is active in the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Austria, Hungary, Mexico, China and further 20 countries all over the world. ECOTHERM Austria GmbH was founded by company owner Herbert Bremstaller in 1996. The origin of the family company dates back to 1880. The ECOTHERM Group employs worldwide 118 employees, 57 of them in the headquarters in Hartkirchen.

ECOTHERM Austria GmbH is a TÜV tested welding company to ISO 3834-2 and ISO 9001 : 2008 for calculation, design, production and sale of pressure vessels, heat exchangers as well as for solar, hot water and steam systems.