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Schneider Electric partners with SPARK on high-tech manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia

by Madaline Dunn

Schneider Electric and King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) have announced the signing of an agreement with for a multi-faceted manufacturing facility.

The facility, spanning 20,000 sq. meters, will be built within SPARK, located between Dammam and Al-Ahsa and will manufacture key systems. This includes Distributed Control System (DCS), Emergency Shutdown System (ESD) and Compressor Control System (CCS) to support Saudi Arabia’s energy value chain.

It is planned to receive a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building certification, with the project expected to be completed in Q3 2025.

The agreement, it was shared, is set to leverage Schneider Electric’s industry expertise to ensure the reliable and optimal functioning of industrial processes, focusing on security and efficiency through the facility’s operations.

Speaking about the agreement, Saif Al Qahtani, President and CEO of SPARK, commented: “We are pleased to celebrate Schneider Electric’s strategic choice of SPARK as the home for their new, state-of-the-art facility. This collaboration underscores our dedication to fostering local product 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. As we move forward, we remain committed in our vision to providing a world-class ecosystem for international and local companies.”

Meanwhile, Mohammed Shaheen, Cluster President of Schneider Electric, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Bahrain, said: “This strategic partnership with King Salman Energy Park, not only affirms Schneider Electric’s commitment to advancing Saudi Arabia’s energy landscape but also highlights our dedication to strengthening localization 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. We look forward to a successful collaboration that embodies innovation and excellence in the energy sector.”

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