Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - Aggreko, the world leader in temporary power and temperature control services, has opened a new service centre in Dar es Salaam. The new facility was formally opened by David Edwards, Area General Manager of Aggreko East Africa- and is the ninth service centre in Aggreko’s African network and the company’s second East Africa operation. It was opened on 9th October 2014.
Situated in the Kwanza district, the facility will support industrial users in and around the Tanzanian capital as well as shipping, mining, manufacturing and oil and gas businesses throughout the country.
“Tanzania is a strategic market for Aggreko. We have been operating in country since 2006 in the utility and mining sector, so establishing a local service centre is the next phase of our development plans” commented David Edwards, Area General Manager, Aggreko East Africa. “Aggreko is highly committed to hiring and training a strong local workforce to support the new facility. We take very seriously the development of our local Aggreko people. The long-term success of our business is directly linked to a highly capable and well trained Tanzanian workforce.”
The new Dar es Salaam facility joins Aggreko’s other service centres in Nairobi, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Durban, Walvis Bay, Luanda and Lagos. All of which support Aggreko projects located in more than 25 African countries.
Aggreko provides full service temporary power and temperature control solutions to customers across a range of industries. Temporary power packages help companies deal with power outages and load shedding, guaranteeing supply and reducing the risk of business disruption when blackouts occur. Aggreko's temperature control expertise helps industrial, mining, food and beverage and major events companies to cope with peak seasonal demands and provides emergency capacity when vital cooling infrastructure breaks down.