Tamco wins USD 85 million order

Last Updated: Thu, May 02, 2013 16:00 hrs

Mumbai, May 2, (IBNS): Construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T)'s Malaysia based switchgear subsidiary, Tamco Switchgear, won its largest single order from Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) - the sole distributor of water and electricity in Qatar.

Tamco will manufacture and supply 11kV Vacuum Circuit Breakers (VCBs) over a two-year period to distribution stations across Qatar.

Tamco, market leaders in the Medium Voltage category in Malaysia, won the order for indoor switchgear panels against international competitors, including Korean and European firms.

S. C. Bhargava, Chairman Tamco Switchgear and Senior Vice President & Head of L&T Electrical & Automation said, "We have had split orders for many projects in Qatar in the past. This complete order has come as a testimonial of customer's confidence in our Medium Voltage capability to meet the demands of large scale projects."

Bhargava added that KAHRAMAA conforms to the highest local and international health, safety and environmental standards.

Tamco has supplied switchgear panels to many prestigious projects and national assets in Qatar including Lusail Utility Tunnels, Lekhwiya Sports Stadium, Khalifa Stadium, Khalifa Sports CIty ASEAN Games Village, Qatar Foundation, Doha West Sewage Water Treatment Plant etc.

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