As per the deal, FTMC, a licenced GE electrical distribution panel builder, will assemble GE's low voltage switchgear - critical to ensuring the reliability and safety of the distribution of electricity.
To support the growing requirements of its relationship with GE, FTMC has opened a new manufacturing facility in Doha.
"This new facility is a major investment and reflects the commitment of both FTMC and Al-Jaber Group to support the needs of our valued customers in Qatar as well as the region.
The 7,000 sq m FTMC plant will also manufacture electrical equipment, including electrical distribution boards and sub-main distribution panels equipped with GE electrical components, used in the protection and distribution of electricity in residential, commercial and industrial applications, said Farraj.
'The new agreement is a natural extension of our relationship with FTMC and will harness our collective strengths to explore solutions that address not only Qatar's increasing electricity needs, but the region's as well.
FTMC is a licensed GE electrical distribution panel builder.
Al Farraj Trading & Manufacturing Company (FTMC) had recently signed an agreement with GE to assemble and supply GE electrical equipment to five Middle Eastern countries-Qatar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kuwait, Oman and Jordan.
The 7,000 square metre FTMC plant will manufacture electrical equipment, including electrical distribution boards and submain distribution panels equipped with GE electrical components, used in the protection and distribution of electricity in residential, commercial and industrial applications.
Speaking at the function, Chairman and Managing Director of Farraj Trading & Contracting Group, Mohammad Mahmoud Farraj said, "This new facility represents a major investment by FTMC and Al-Jaber Group to meet the needs of customers in Qatar as well as the region.
Our relationship with GE would serve customers' electrical distribution needs throughout the Middle East." President of GE Energy, Middle East, Joseph J Anis said, "The new agreement is an extension of our relationship with FTMC.