Descon has begun constructing AkzoNobel’s 25-acre integrated paints and coatings manufacturing plant at the Allama Iqbal Industrial City in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
The project is stipulated to be completed within 18 months.
Descon won this project following an intense bidding process against nine other local and international EPC companies. Designed to handle year-on-year increase in production volumes, once completed, the new manufacturing plant shall allow ANPL in realizing its growth ambitions.
The Descon CEO Taimur Saeed, stated, “Our EPC division excels at enriching the value-chain with turnkey solutions tailored to meet the clients’ requirements. This win is another feather in our cap and solidifies Descon’s position as the country’s leading EPC company. We look forward to working with AkzoNobel Pakistan Limited to deliver world class variety of engineering services that this project has the potential to offer.
We have gained deep insights on AkzoNobel’s vision for sustainability, as this Green-Field project must achieve minimal environmental footprint and also contribute towards the overall growing ‘Green Revenue’ of Descon.”
Descon’s President of Construction Division Abdul Moeed Syed, added, “We must ensure the commercial success of this unique venture, while mitigating its ecological impact. Descon is well-equipped to assist AkzoNobel in achieving its goal of reducing carbon-emissions across the full value chain by 2030.”
Descon has an illustrious track-record of executing many large-scale projects, on EPC basis, since the early 1990s. The company has the capacity to ensure world-class engineering-designs for achieving excellence in manufacturing/procurement, construction, commissioning and maintenance.