Craemer Group launches Branch Office in UAE The Craemer Middle East Team: (from left) Ahmad Abdullatif Younis, Middle East Regional Manager, and Bart Vandekerkhof, General Manager, on the Craemer Stand at the Dubai Gulfood Manufacturing Exhibition in November 2018. Herzebrock-Clarholz/Dubai. The Craemer Group, specialist in plastic processing with headquarters in Germany, recently opened a branch office in Dubai South (Dubai World Central (DWC)). The new branch is licensed for the trading of plastic pallets, containers and waste bins on behalf of the Craemer Group. It will enable the company to engage prospective clients in the Middle East Region and bring it into closer proximity to serve existing customers. The decision to open a branch office in Dubai is part of the Craemer Group’s strategy to expand their international presence and to grow their plastics business in the Middle East. The branch is headed by Bart Vandekerkhof, General Manager, who is also Head of International Sales Plastics at the Group’s headquarters since 1997. The operational responsibility for developing the market lies with Ahmad Abdullatif Younis, Middle East Regional Manager. Younis has more than 32 years’ experience in the plastics materials handling sector. The Craemer Group is one of the world’s leading plastic pallets manufacturers with plastic production sites in Germany and the United Kingdom. With over 50 years of experience in the development and production of high-quality plastic pallets, the Craemer Group continues to be at the forefront of innovation – their extensive product portfolio meets the demands of a variety of industries. With its German headquarters founded in 1912 and two further European metal plants the company is also internationally active in the field of metal forming and tool making. The Group currently employs around 900 staff and achieved a total operating performance of 265 million Euros in 2017.