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Schneider Electric signs deal with EGEMAC for manufacturing of gas-insulated switchgears

Cairo, Egypt: 7 March, 2018

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, has signed a deal with the Egyptian German Electrical Manufacturing Co. (EGEMAC) for the manufacturing of high-quality gas-insulated switchgears in Egypt.

Under the deal, Schneider is granting EGEMAC a license to set up a gas-insulated switchgear production line based on ranges recognized in France.

The deal was signed by Frederic Godemel, Commercial SVP Energy Business, as well as Medhat Ramadan - EGEMAC CEO, and was attended by Walid Sheta - Schneider Electric's Regional Cluster Head of North East Africa and Levant and Khaled Kamel - Schneider Electric's Energy Director for North East Africa and the Levant.

"The deal with EGEMAC will help enhance Egyptian products and achieve international quality standards," said Walid Sheta.

Schneider and EGEMAC have been working closely in the field of power transmission and distribution, but the two companies are looking to further bolster their cooperation in 2018 with the aim of boosting Egyptian-made products, he added.

The new production line will rely on Egyptian personnel and will offer new job and training opportunities for Egyptian youth, said Khaled Kamel, he pointed out that Egypt boasts the most efficient electric power specialists in the Middle East who have worked in Schneider Electric projects worldwide.

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