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AUSTRALIAN HIGH COMMISSION
Australian High Commissioner, Mr Tim George welcomes
SMEC’s acquisition of CEIS
Australia’s High Commissioner to Pakistan, Mr Tim George today congratulated Australian company Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (SMEC) on its decision to acquire the Pakistan operations of Clough Engineering and Integrated Solutions (CEIS).
At a function to welcome SMEC’s acquisition, Mr George said:
‘Australian engineering companies have an excellent global reputation. We are pleased that CEIS will be able to continue its important work in Pakistan as wholly owned subsidiary of SMEC International Pty Ltd.
This highlights Australia’s interest in developing our bilateral trade and investment relationship with Pakistan, and to strengthen the links between the business communities of our two countries.’
CEIS under SMEC expands its business in Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM), Project Management and Integrated solutions in Oil & Gas emerging market globally. SMEC’s acquisition exploits CEIS’ experience of high quality engineering design facility with a proven ability to attract and retain skilled personnel, strong local reputation (through 16 years of operation in the Pakistan market), and strategically positioned office with well equipped in-house support infrastructure.
Australian-based company SMEC is one of the world’s leading engineering and development consultancies. SMEC has been operating in Pakistan since early 1990’s and has strong presence in all over the country working with the different industry sectors. The Company has an international network of more than 20 subsidiary and associated companies and offices in 25 countries. With nearly 40 years' experience and more than 3,800 permanent and contract staff, SMEC delivers specialist consultancy services across a wide range of disciplines and plans, designs and manages projects to the highest professional standards. Currently SMEC ranks in the world's top 100 international design firms.
Contact: Mr James McGarry – 051 835 5500
19 November 2009