Schneider Electric signs an MoU with Al Halawani Group to install EcoStruxure™ smart infrastructure solutions at the i-capital industrial cluster project in the 10th of Ramadan City
Ahmed Madkour: Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure™ smart infrastructure solutions improve the efficiency of energy networks, the integration of all systems within the industrial cluster, and analyze data to achieve optimum operating efficiency and best use of resources
Under the MoU, Schneider Electric provides i-capital with three EcoStruxure™ solutions for energy management and operation automation to achieve safety, reliability, and efficiency.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Engineer Ahmed Madkour, Vice President of Schneider Electric for Industrial automation in North East Africa and Levant, and Engineer Sameh Abdel Raouf, Director of Sales for the General Industries in Schneider Electric North East Africa and Levant.
I-capital of Al Halawani Group was designed to be one of the largest industrial clusters and the first sustainable industrial cluster in Egypt through reliance on the Internet of Things technology to achieve automatic control of resources, preservation of the environment, and integration between the various systems within the industrial cluster.
Engineer Ahmed Madkour, Vice President of Schneider Electric for Industrial Automation in Schneider Electric North East Africa and Levant, said: “Industry plays an important role in increasing Egypt's GDP and providing job opportunities. Building technology-based industrial cities ensures top-notch resources management and plays a major role in attracting local and foreign investors to launch or expand factories in Egypt.”
Madkour added: “Through this cooperation, we aim to design and build the concept of the smart industrial clusters. We will start by reviewing the city’s design, then propose the most appropriate EcoStruxure™ solutions to create a world-class smart industrial cluster at an appropriate economic cost. Our unique products and solutions can be tailored to meet the needs of the environmental, economic, climatic, social, and cultural dimensions in Egypt, taking into account the various industries within the industrial complex. Schneider Electric solutions provide a 24/7 automated system for resources management, including electricity, water, gas, and even sanitation. Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure™ can analyse data to predict faults and recommend proactive maintenance, which reduces downtime and increase the productivity of factories operating in the city.”
Engineer Mohy El-Halawany, Chairman of Steel Capital, said: “We are pleased to sign this agreement with Schneider Electric Egypt in the i-Capital Industrial Cluster in the 10th of Ramadan. Schneider Electric had installed its solutions in the Abu Dhabi ICAD, which highlights the credibility that will be enjoyed by our smart industrial city in Egypt. We have pursued a path to create a different and smart model for industrial cities in the 10th of Ramadan City. We aim to add value to the serious industrial projects at the right time and at affordable costs, which contributes to the growth of investment and industry in our beloved Egypt.”
Engineer Ahmed Othman, General Consultant for Strategies and Development for the Al Halawani and Steel Capital Group, said: “Schneider Electric Egypt’s experience and professional track record around the world gives i-Capital the strength and credibility as a distinguished industrial developer and confirms that we are on the right path to create a smart and integrated industrial city. The new industrial city takes the ideas of digitization and automation to a new horizon and helps all customers and investors turn their weave their plans into real industrial project to generate the expected return on a timely manner.”
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