OTCE to expand its expertise in the fields of Engineering and Construction in the Middle East and Africa

OTCE, “Omnium Technique d’études de la Construction et de l’Equipement”, a French Engineering Consultancy Company, based in Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, has decided to take advantage of the Construction Sector’s booming in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to extend its expertise to provide customers with high-quality, innovative engineering solutions more efficiently and cost effectively. OTCE is a Consultancy Company working in the field of engineering and projects’ management. OTCE field of expertise covers Structure and Infrastructure, Networks, Treatment Plants, Roads and Railways, Bridges and Tunnels, Environment, Energy, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing Designs, along with Project Control, Construction Supervision, Project Management and Value Engineering.Services also cover Marine Engineering, Airports planning and design, Industrial projects and Automation systems projects design, always following the most advanced technologies to cover all requirements.

Over the past few years, OTCE has increased the number of its potential clients through the achievement of outstanding and innovative solutions in the fields of Engineering and Construction.

After being involved in several projects in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Kuwait as PRINCESS NOURAUNIVERSITY in RIYADH, TOWERS H3&H4 AT JABAL OMAR in MAKKAH, CRYSTAL & PLAZA TOWERS in LEBANON, AL ANDALUS TOWER in KUWAIT, EKO ATLANTIC PROJECT in LAGOS/NIGERIA or BAY LA SUN BUSINESS PARK in JEDDAH, the company has decided to increase its activity and to open new markets in the Middle East, especially in the GCC and in Africa.

International monitors still predict a stable outlook for the GCC countries due to the booming of the Construction and Industry sectors. Growth has continued and prospects remain positive for companies working in infrastructure and construction in the region. Many Gulf countries are heavily investing in infrastructure projects. A 19% growth in the construction sector is forecast in 2013, with completed construction projects set to reach an amount of 81.6 billion dollars.

Mr. Simon DANIEL, General Manager of OTCE inthe Middle East said: «OTCE has a cross-disciplinary expertise in the field of Construction; we deliver technical solutions adapted to clients”. «Based on its French origins, OTCE gives a special importance to quality, which we consider as our main strength. We have professional teams listening to the specific needs of customers in order to offer a high quality personalized service», he added.

Mr. Simon DANIEL stated that: « The country’s sustained growth, together with the extremely important public and private investments as regards to roads and infrastructure, industrial and hospital projects along with high rise buildings, fields in which we have real distinctive assets, create a favorable environment for our development in Saudi Arabia. Being established in RIYADH, 2012, will consolidate and sustain our approach. Our presence will help to be better positioned for the large projects we are targeting for. 2013 is a turning point for us during which we will participate to many tenders. We hope to reap the first fruits of our efforts as from 2014. OTCE has already conducted several projects in the country».

With over six decades of engineering experience, OTCE is involved in the successful achievement of complex projects, while keeping the high quality standards and respecting the on-time deliverables.

Though its knowledge and experience in the region, OTCE has become the key player on the Construction and Industry markets.

Last but not least, thanks to its local production, OTCE can be highly reactive and flexible to the current demand of the market.