Our history in Qatar

From the first independent commercial representative to a global technology powerhouse­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Milestones of business development


The company Bin Jassim Al Thani & Sons, Doha, receives authorization from Siemens & Halske (S&H) and the Siemens-Schuckertwerke (SSW) to import and sell all of their products



Siemens supplies Qatar Fertilizer Company with a tandem compound condensing turbine used to power a compressor



Mannai Trading Company in Doha is authorized to represent the interests of Siemens in Qatar



TRAGS Electrical Engineering and Air Conditioning Company awards Siemens a contract to supply heavy-current cable for the initial installations at its warehouse in Doha



The Kingdom of Qatar places an order with Siemens Karlsruhe for the complete equipment for a recording studio – a present for the Khalifa Institute (training center for radio and television) in Sana’a, Yemen



Siemens builds the Ras Abu Fontas gas turbine cogeneration plant for power generation and desalination in three construction phases (completed in 1980)



Qatar Telecommunications Corporation awards Siemens and Motorola a contract to set up the first mobile radio network in the Gulf region



Siemens L.L.C. established in Abu Dhabi and Dubai also engages in business activities in Bahrain, Yemen, Oman and Qatar; it coordinates and supervises the agencies in the region


Siemens wins contracts to deliver all the imaging systems for the new Al-Ahli Hospital and to be the sole supplier for the oncology center at Al-Amal Hospital in Doha, providing two linear accelerators, a CT scanner and a treatment planning system



Siemens receives two major orders from Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) to supply 14 substations and the power supply system for Doha’s new Westbay precinct 2005 Siemens and Qipco found the joint venture Siemens W.L.L. in Qatar



Kahramaa awards Siemens a contract to supply, upgrade and install substations – the company’s largest order to date in connection with the expansion of Qatar’s power grid



Siemens receives an order from the organization committee of the 15th Asian Games in Doha to construct a temporary airport terminal



Siemens wins another major order from Kahramaa for the expansion of the power grid (substations, switchgear and high-voltage cables)



Siemens is commissioned to set up a turnkey tram system in Doha; the order from Qatar Foundation includes supplying 19 trams, signal and communication technology, rail electrification system and equipping a depot



Siemens establishes Program Office World Cup 2022 in Doha to showcase the company’s large portfolio of integrated technologies for major sporting events and demonstrate how it can support Qatar’s preparations for the first FIFA World Cup in the Arab world