Our history in Pakistan

From construction of the Indo-European telegraph line to a global technology powerhouse­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Milestones of business development

1867–1870

Siemens & Halske (S&H) builds the Indo-European telegraph line link

 

1950

The Pak Industrial & Trading Corp. Ltd. is appointed to represent Siemens-Schuckertwerke (SSW) in Karachi

 

1952

Siemens cooperates with the Pakistani government to build a production plant for manual and automatic telephone systems in Haripur

 

1952

The joint venture Telephone Industries of Pakistan (TIP) is formed

 

1953

S&H and SSW found Siemens Pakistan Engineering Co. Ltd. in Karachi

 

1960

The Pakistani government awards Siemens Karachi a contract to build a production plant for motors, transformers and switchgear

 

1961

Siemens Karachi succeeds East Asiatic Company (EAC) as representative of Siemens-Reiniger-Werke (SRW)

 

1961

The railway administration awards Siemens a contract to modernize the railway safety installations in West and East Pakistan.

 

1967

Siemens builds a telephone plant in Tongi and a phone cable factory in Khulna

 

1967

Telephone Industries Corporation (TIC) is founded in Dacca and Industries of Pakistan (CIP) is established in Khulna

 

1969

Siemens and the Pakistani government form a joint venture named Carrier Telephone Industries (CTI), Islamabad

 

1987

Siemens supplies a fuel reprocessing system and a control-room building for the Kot Addu gas turbine power station

1993

The company begins setting up a GSM mobile radio network

 

1997

Siemens installs four generators for the WAPDA hydro power plant in Tarbela. The generators, with a capacity of 432 MW each, are the biggest to date in the country

 

2002

Siemens begins production of Pakistan’s largest diesel-generator set, with a capacity of 1.1 MVA

 

2006

Siemens completes the first combined desalinization and power plant in Pakistan

 

2007

Siemens pioneers manufacture of 220 kV/250 MVA transformers in Pakistan

 

2009

Siemens builds a first of its kind load dispatch center for Karachi Electric in Pakistan

 

2010

Siemens equips Al Razi Medical Diagnostics Center in Lahore with state-of-the-art Imaging equipment

 

2011

Siemens signs Long Term Service Agreement with Rousch Power Limited

 

2012

Karachi’s largest shopping center, Dolmen Mall, is equipped with a Siemens building management system and safety and security technology