Muscat: Voltamp Group, the Sultanate’s leading manufacturers of power/distribution transformers and low/medium voltage switchgear celebrated its milestone 30th Anniversary recently.
The ceremony was held at Sheraton Oman under the auspices of His Highness Sayyid Shihab bin Tarik Al Said, the adviser to His Majesty the Sultan.
Addressing guests gathered for the occasion, Sayyid Aymen bin Hamad Al Busaidi, vice chairman - Voltamp Energy said, “On behalf of Voltamp Energy, I would like to thank all our customers, suppliers and business partners and associates for their unwavering trust and support over the decades, which has made us a leading manufacturer of transformers and switchgear in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region. With over 40,000 installations in the Mena market, our matchless commitment to reliability has been the fundamental principle of our business operations and has made Voltamp a name to reckon with. Our endeavour is to contribute significantly towards the development of region's power sector. We derive our competitive edge over other manufacturers with a highly experienced in-house design team, modern technology from global partners and a well-recognised service capability for the products. I would like to assure you that Voltamp Oman stands committed to providing quality products and services and will continue to serve customers even better in the future.”
From humble beginnings in 1987, the Voltamp Energy Group embarked on a mission to be a manufacturing hub for switchgear and transformers in a generation, transmission and distribution networks thereby providing total solutions towards meeting the requirements of the power systems in the Mena region. Thirty years on the company is still a leader in the field, emerging as the shining example of Oman's entrepreneurial spirit and manufacturing prowess. The multifaceted powerhouse has partnered with the best-in-class global leaders to offer a wide range of effective solutions to clients including ministries and government bodies, private sector giants and multinational companies across industries such as power & water (utilities), oil & gas, construction, manufacturing, tourism, health, education, telecom, real estate, retail, and more.
“It is a landmark achievement to be part of the country’s progress for the last 30 years. For three decades, we have been powering the nation with energising solutions. As the leading manufacturer in Oman for distribution/power transformers, low/medium voltage switchgear and the only manufacturer for power transformers in the country, we strive continuously to serve our customers by supplying world-class products manufactured at our factories in Rusayl and Sohar backed up by strong field service organisation. In addition, we also cater to our customers' requirements of various electrical products through our trading division. In order to enhance our capability to serve our customers, we have a well thought out strategy in place to enhance our portfolio of products and services. We will soon be adding new products to be manufactured in our factories and also expand our offerings,” said Eng. Hasan M. Abdawani, CEO - Voltamp Energy.
During the event, there was a special film screening dedicated to His Majesty on the economic cycle and the importance of supporting Omani products (In-Country Value). Elaborate presentations of the company, its modest beginnings and transformation into the powerhouse it is today, followed. Later, the company launched three new products (medium voltage switchgear, control & relay panel, smart distribution packaged sub-stations), reinforcing its commitment to keep Oman’s economy developed, revitalised and recharged. Guests were also shown a dazzling performance by an Omani folklore band as part of the cultural entertainment for the evening.
Voltamp Energy Group of companies comprises three distinctive companies and one full-fledged independent division. Voltamp Power, the latest addition to the group with a green field facility located at Sohar, manufactures power transformers capability up to 500 MVA, 220 kV Voltage Class in International Technical Collaboration.
From its Rusayl plant, Voltamp Transformers Oman manufactures medium power transformers up to 10 MVA, 33 kV class, distribution transformers up to 2500 kVA, 33 kV class, Special transformers for oil & gas sector plus other special transformers including earthing transformers, hermetically sealed transformers and customised packaged sub-stations.
Voltamp Energy is known for manufacturing Low Voltage switchgear panels in partnership with Schneider, France. In addition, Voltamp Group has an Engineering Services Division (ESD) capable of reengineering, repairing and maintaining transformers and switchgear up to 500 MVA, 220 kV class.