Industrial ecosystem leader King Salman Energy Park has signed an agreement with Schneider Electric, to build a new base which will manufacture key systems including Distributed Control Systems, Emergency Shutdown Systems and Compressor Control Systems.
SPARK partners with Schneider Electric to fuel sustainability in Saudi Arabia's energy evolution
King Salman Energy Park, also known as SPARK, is an industrial ecosystem which has moved sustainability to the front of its operations. SPARK is helping to advance Saudi Arabia’s role in the global energy transition.
Schneider Electric wants to empower its customers to make the most of energy and resources, to advance sustainability. The company recently featured in our Top 10: Industrial Automation Software Companies, as its industrial automation makes use of automation control systems, such as computer systems and industrial equipment.
The agreement will utilise Schneider Electric’s industry expertise and show SPARK’s ambition to advance its industrial control and safety mechanism offerings are not just talk.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia wants to become a global leader in sustainable technology-driven exports and this decision is a step forward in reinforcing its place as a leader in advanced technology manufacturing.
The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2025.
SPARK and Schneider Electric accelerate growth and sustainability in Saudi Arabia
Saif Al Qahtani, President and CEO of SPARK said that he is pleased to celebrate the collaboration with Schneider Electric.
“This underscores our dedication to fostering local products and service development while simultaneously offering a platform equipped with top-tier infrastructure and services that accelerate our customers' enterprises and deliver sustainable value to our communities,” he says. “As we move forward, we remain committed in our vision to providing a world-class ecosystem for international and local companies.”
Mohammed Shaheen, Cluster President of Schneider Electric, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Bahrain, feels that this strategic partnership affirms Schneider Electric's commitment to advancing Saudi Arabia's energy landscape as well as their dedication to strengthening localisation of services in the sector.
“Through our industry expertise, we will support SPARK’s vision and create a world-class ecosystem that fosters sustainable value for communities and accelerates the growth of enterprises,” said Shaheen. “We look forward to a successful collaboration that embodies innovation and excellence in the energy sector.”
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