DUBAI — According to Fibril, the United Arab Emirates-based synthetic fiber, filament and non-woven production consultant, the Gulf region construction boom boosting flooring production and manufacturing will lead to the Middle East becoming the second largest producer of flooring in the world within 15 years.

“The region’s strategic global position, low cost of labor and materials and abundance of resources will ultimately result in the Middle East assuming the position of a global flooring industry superpower,” Masoud Mahmoudi, general manager, Fibril, announced at the DOMOTEX Middle East 2007 trade show.

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