SHELL NIGERIA CONTENT DAY 2016 - LAGOS

ALCON Nigeria EPC, inclusive of the Low Voltage Product Division together with the ABB Nigeria Team showcased their products, solutions and capabilities to Shell Nigeria Content Exhibition. Certificate of Participation was presented to ALCON by the Shell Representative.

Date: 19th - 20th October, 2016.

Venue: Methodist Hall, 11 Broad Street, Lagos.

OEM DOMESTICATION PROGRAM –GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY

OEM DOMESTICATION PROGRAM –GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY

It is Alcon’s honor and privilege to announce that the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) on Friday30th October, performed the ground breaking ceremony of a mini industrial park, taking a major step towards the attainment of Nigerian Content goals.

The event, which took place in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and featured three original equipment manufacturers (OEMS) utilised by Shell for its operations- One of which we are proud to say is Alcon/ABB LV Division.

Alcon/ABB LV Division been given a piece of land space measuring 1800 square meters within Shell’s Industrial Area to build our Low Voltage (LV) facility.

The industrial park was in furtherance of the NCDMB’s Equipment Components Manufacturing Initiative (ECMI) introduced in 2011 to encourage OEMs and their representatives in Nigeria to set up facilities for manufacturing of spare parts and accessories of equipment required for oil and gas operations.

The event was chaired SPDC’s General Manager, Projects, Toyin Olagunju who represented the SPCD Managing Director, Mr. Osagie Okunbor, reiterated that Shell Companies in Nigeria remained committed to supporting Nigerian Content and all other strategies aimed at increasing the participation of Nigerian businesses in the Oil and Gas industry.

Also present at the event was Executive Secretary of NCDMB, Mr. Denzil Kentebe who explained that the event re-affirms Federal Government’s vision to use Nigerian Content as an instrument for the industrialization of the Nigerian economy, listing targets of the initiative to include transformation of representatives of OEMs from “marketers to manufacturers and maximize retention of industry spend within the economy, on procurement of equipment, manufacturing, supply, installation and after sales services.

Alcon’s MD Stefano Piotti thanked SPDC and added that “like the leaders and builders before us, the initiative that we are celebrating today has required leadership, foresight, careful planning and philanthropy.  And while we are just breaking ground, today is far from the beginning of many more to come.  In fact, this early step has been years in the making!   We are all part of an amazing history in Nigeria”.

First Order

November 2014: Alcon LVP Division announces its first commercial order for ABB components.

Training - ABB Italy

Alcon reprezentatives, Mr. Patrick Oritsematosan Egere, Mr. George Uche Sanchez Anijah-Obi and Mr. Augustine Chibuzo Okafor, are attending in Italy a training course at ABB plants. This is for the second time when our Nigerian staff is undertaking a fully company sponsored training overseas, following the training in ABB factory in Egypt.

Training program

  • Mon, November 03 – Visit to ABB SACE Test Laboratories, Bergamo
  • Tue, November 04 – Visit to ABB ADB Factory, Garbagnate Monastero
  • Transfer from Milan to Rome
  • Wed, November 05 – Visit to ABB LVB Factory, Frosinone
  • Thu, November 06 – Visit to ABB LPED Factory, Santa Palomba


Period: November 02nd – 08th, 2014

Third Party Channel Agreement with ABB Nigeria

ABB in Nigeria Signs Partnership Agreement with Alcon as an Authorized Low Voltage Panel Builders

On the 26th of March 2014, ABB in Nigeria signed an authorized Low Voltage Panel Builder agreement with Alcon. Alcon has been in the industry for more than thirty years, with a reputable track record in the construction industry; offering engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning services that are competent with ABB’s local EPC contractor partner requirements.

One of ABB strategies is to develop a regional based customer oriented sales support, service and engineering network of third party channel partners for ABB in Nigeria range of standard engineering products, and to empower the local market in fulfilling local content laws, which will help the promotion of ABB’s capabilities and experience in Nigeria.

Alcon will assemble the ABB system at its facility in the Trans Amadi Industrial area of Port Harcourt, Rivers state Nigeria with a total investment of 25 MUSD. The product assembly is supported by ABB corporate standard guidelines and other international standards such as IEC and ISO, together with ABB’s specialized and dedicated team of experts who will be providing applications and technical solution support in the different market segments.

The attendance of this ground breaking occasion saw, Naji Jreijiri, Country Manager Egypt, Near East & Central Africa, Nitin Desai, ABBNG Limited Country Manager, Mike Mustapha, the regional Divisional Manager, Fillipo Lussana, Low Voltage Division Manager, Egypt, Near East and Central Africa, Ahmed Gamal, ABB Nigeria Local sales Manager for the Low Voltage Division and From Alcon Engineering Stefano Piotti, Managing Director, Alcon Engineering Limited and Mr. Uba Obasi a Director with Alcon

This partnership initiative will be extended to other local organizations in ABB’s continuous bid to obey the local content laws and empower the local market, which will not be limited to Low voltage products but will also include the Medium Voltage product range.

ABB’s specialized and dedicated team of experts will be supporting Alcon to provide applications supports and technical solutions in different segments of the market.

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