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Schneider Electric Celebrates 90 Years of Leadership in Motor Starter Technology

  • Schneider Electric has acquired more than  40% market share of motor starters and contactors due to its superior quality products

Cairo, Egypt: 14 September, 2015 - Schneider Electric, the global leader in energy management and automation, is celebrating the 90th anniversary of its motor starter production. Over the past nine decades, Schneider Electric has become market leader in motor starters and contactors with a market share of more than 40% due to the product’s superior quality, low maintenance costs and extended shelf life. Throughout 90 years of success, Schneider Electric has pioneered in development of these products within the industry and has set new standards for contactors.

Motor Starters are considered one of the most significant products that Schneider Electric launched 90 years ago. Throughout this fruitful period, Schneider Electric has focused on innovation, improving operating efficiency, and contributing to reducing the maintenance burden on its industrial clients. Starters provide control and safety for various electrical loads in order to maintain its shelf life and ensure efficiency and the protection of individuals.

“Schneider Electric’s ability to compete and maintain its leading position in the starters industry is the culmination of our commitment to innovation,” said Eng. Tarek Wahby, Partners Vice President, Schneider Electric Egypt & North East Africa. “We invest 5% of our annual revenues in R&D globally and our solutions set new technological standards by helping our industrial clients achieve operational efficiency with lower maintenance costs and replacement expenses. We look forward to providing more innovative and unconventional solutions as we continue to increase the operational efficiency of our clients to higher levels.”

Schneider Electric has developed cutting-edge technological applications in energy and industry to keep pace with the market’s growing needs and industrial development. On the local level, Schneider Electric has participated in several mega projects by providing state-of the art energy management solutions. These mega projects included Cairo Airport, the three lines of Cairo Metro, Al-Marg Water Station, Sukari gold mine, and the Ministry of Electricity Contingency Plan.
As part of its commitment to provide state-of the art solutions to overcome the challenges facing its customers, Schneider Electric recently launched, for the first time in the Egyptian market, its cutting-edge low voltage switch boards for energy management"Smart Panel". Schneider has also launched several innovative solutions in energy management and smart applications to serve the industrial sector as whole.