Milestones of business development
Siemens & Halske’s (S&H) first business contacts in Egypt
A Technical Bureau is set up in Cairo
Siemens buys the business of its previous agent, A. Brühlmann & Co., Electricite, Cairo
The Technical Bureau in Cairo is renamed Siemens Orient S.A.
An agency agreement is signed with Electrical & General Contracting Co., Cairo (Elgeco). Elgeco is Siemens’ sole agent in Egypt
Founding of the Egyptian Electric Manufacturing Co. (Elmaco); Siemens holds a 20 percent stake
Liquidation of Elgeco
CENTECH Safwat Habib becomes the new agent
Order to supply a transformer substation for the port and industrial area of Dikhilah near Cairo
Order from Egypt’s national railway to equip the Nile Delta line near Cairo with state-of-the-art interlocking systems and automatic and centralized control systems
Siemens Egypt Branch and Siemens Technical Office in Cairo take over agency activities
Joint venture with Arento and Egyptian Telephone Co. (EGTI) for the building of EWSD systems in Egypt
Founding of the joint venture Egyptian Turbine Co. (ETC) for equipping the Ayoun Moussa power plant near Suez
Siemens wins major order from Telekom Egypt, the state-owned telecommunications operator in Cairo, to modernize and expand the nation-wide telephone network
The Egyptian steam power plants Sidi Krir and Ayoun Moussa are turned over to the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company
Siemens delivers a turnkey high-voltage switchgear station to connect the El Kureimat power plant to the national power grid
Siemens delivers healthcare technology to the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt, a Center of Excellence for pediatric oncology in Egypt and the Middle East
Siemens Limited changes its legal form to become Siemens S.A.E.
Siemens delivers technology to Egypt’s Sukari gold mine
Siemens supports Dakahlia Sugar Company with the complete automation and instrumentation for a second line
Opening of a new gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) factory in Egypt
Siemens was awarded its single biggest order ever: three gas-fired combined cycle power plants for a total combined capacity of 14.4 gigawatts.