Saudi construction firm opens branch in India

November 16th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) Saudi Arabia’s Construction Products Holding Co (CPC) has opened two new architectural and engineering companies in India and Egypt.While the one in India has been named ‘Preferred Co for Engineering’ (FOCUS-India), the one in Egypt has been named ‘Focus for Engineering Services’ (FOCUS).

The two companies would provide engineering services that will help design and provide drawings for all plants and projects of CPC, as well as serve other customers in Egypt and India, Faysal Alaquil, director of business development and spokesman for CPC, said in a statement.

“FOCUS-Egypt is already fully operational in Cairo, and is staffed by 200 engineers specialising in architectural and other engineering disciplines. FOCUS-India will be based in Pune, India, with full operations expected to start in December 2008,” Alaquil said.

Stating that CPC’s expansion plans were going on in full force, he said: “We are raising our capacity so as to execute projects to the highest standards in line with our company’s founding values and principles. CPC is taking advantage of the current rapid growth of construction projects in Saudi Arabia and its surrounding markets complimenting CPC’s concept of the one-stop shop.”

CPC is an extended industrial arm of the Saudi Binladin Group of Companies (SBG).

Its subsidiaries work in the fields of building materials and construction products.Marble and Granite International Company, Saudi Co for Development of Construction and Trading, Precast Manufacturing Co, Adhesive Manufacturing Co, United Transport Co, United Arab Aluminum Co, Bahra Steel Co are the major subsidiaries of CPC.

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