~ Planning to triple its presence over the next three years ~

Socomec, a century-old French multinational and a global pioneer in low voltage power management systems, proudly announces a significant expansion of its operations in Sri Lanka as part of its broader strategy for Greater India. With a commitment to tripling its presence in Sri Lanka over the next three years, the company has appointed Mr. Suhard Amit as General Manager. Mr. Amit, a seasoned professional with over 25 years of diverse industry experience, will be based in Sri Lanka and tasked with overseeing operations for the markets in Bangladesh, Maldives, Bhutan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.

Socomec’s dedication to providing cutting-edge power conversion solutions, alongside power switching and monitoring devices for critical applications, underscores its mission to exceed industry standards while prioritizing customer satisfaction. Through innovative French-inspired production methods and a customer-centric approach, Socomec ensures its solutions meet the ever-growing energy-related demands of its clients and markets.

The CEO of Socomec’s Asia-Pacific region, Mr. O’Niel Dissanayake, expressed his excitement for the strategic expansion by saying, “Our overarching goal is to drive sustainable growth across all markets through innovation. Sri Lanka, amidst its energy transition and digital transformation, holds immense potential for us. Despite Socomec’s longstanding presence in the country through partners for nearly three decades, we view this moment as opportune to fortify our support network for our valued partners and clients. Leveraging our global manufacturing footprint, we remain committed to delivering European-origin products and solutions to Sri Lanka through our Asia-Pacific and India organizations”

Mr. Meenu Singhal, Regional Managing Director of Socomec Greater India, reaffirmed the company’s commitment to meeting the evolving energy demands of the Sri Lanka market. “We are dedicated to strengthening our relationships and providing companies with reliable, efficient power solutions to further establish Socomec as a respected leader in Sri Lanka,” stated Mr. Singhal. “Our technical experts, supply chain, and service teams are now aligned from Asia Pacific and India to better serve our customer requirements, significantly improving our connectivity and response time to the market.”

“It is truly a privilege to have the opportunity to join Socomec, where the product is highly renowned for its quality and performance in the industry as a specialist for critical power solutions,” said Mr. Suhard Amit, General Manager for Emerging Markets, expressing his excitement at spearheading the company’s expansion activities. He further added, “We’re in a strong position to offer our clients cutting-edge solutions and top-notch services. Our distribution partners will continue to be our gateways to the market, supported by closer collaboration to expand our reach in both applications and market segments.”

About Socomec:

Established in 1922, Socomec is a globally renowned specialist in Low Voltage (LV) Power Switching, Monitoring, and Power Conversion products, dedicated to managing power and safeguarding people, equipment, and installations. With 24/7 Expert Services, Socomec ensures the reliability and optimization of end-users’ equipment, now available in Sri Lanka with a focus on local presence.

With a workforce of 4200 employees, 12 production sites, and over 30 subsidiaries spanning five continents, Socomec Group is a key player in the industry. Headquartered in Chennai, Socomec Greater India boasts branch offices across 12 locations in India and a cutting-edge manufacturing facility situated in Gurugram, Haryana, supported by a 170+ business partner network.

Leveraging over a century of expertise, the Group is committed to constant innovation, enhancing energy performance across various sectors such as Data Centers, Healthcare, Infrastructure, and industrial and commercial sites. As a recognized expert, Socomec delivers state-of-the-art solutions, ensuring the highest availability of electrical power supply tailored to customer needs and fully compliant with international standards, consistently upholding excellence in power management.

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