The Honeywell Customer Solutions Centre, located in Mina Abdullah in southern Kuwait, was officially inaugurated by Darius Adamczyk, chairman and CEO of Honeywell, and Hashem Hashem, deputy chairman and CEO of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC).
Honeywell is the first company to build ‘Made in Kuwait’ solutions to power digital transformation across the country’s growing oil, gas and petrochemical sectors.
The will centre enables product assembly and customer testing and acceptance to be consolidated under one roof, making it easier and faster for customers to deploy new technologies.
Aligned with the vital goals of New Kuwait Vision 2035 and KPC Vision 2040, Honeywell’s new centre will help transform the country into a world leader in the downstream oil and gas industry, the company stated.
Darius Adamczyk said, “Honeywell is a committed supporter of the country’s vision to boost energy production, introduce new technologies, develop human capital, and grow key industrial sectors. This localisation initiative enables us to work more closely with our partners in Kuwait to promote the benefits of digital transformation.”
Hashem Hashem added, “Kuwait Petroleum Corporation is focused on maximising the country’s energy resources, and leveraging the latest technology and know-how to optimise operations and achieve greater cost efficiencies in line with our KPC Vision 2040.”
“Working with premier partners like Honeywell enables us to enhance our capabilities and develop human capital, which will help ensure we are well placed to meet the growing and constantly evolving demands of global energy markets,” he further added.
The new Honeywell facility can assemble distributed control system (DCS) platforms and operator consoles for small to medium-sized automation projects. The centre can also customise industrial software and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and designs and assembles fire alarm panels, auxiliary consoles, power distribution panels and other cabinet systems.