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11th Oct. 2013
Press Release - CG establishes full-fledged presence in Dubai

  • To sell full portfolio of electrical products and solutions in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region 
  • To develop services of CG installed base in MEA Region


Mumbai: October 11, 2013: Avantha Group Company CG has inaugurated its full-fledged office in the free trade zone of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO). This regional office will promote and distribute the full CG offering for its customers. The office has a state-of-the-art IT infrastructure and a tier 3 data centre.  It will service Utilities, Oil & Gas, Power, Metals and Mining, Industrial and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).


CG, formerly operating under Pauwels and Crompton Greaves, has been serving the Middle East customers for over 25 years; this new office has a fully supported Multi Business platform. As a result, the region’s local customers will now have CG’s experts in motors/drives, T & D equipment, automation and services.  This region represents large potential market for CG and is estimated at $10 Bn. 


Commenting on the inauguration, Avantha Group Company CG’s CEO & Managing Director, Mr. Laurent Demortier said, “I do thank all our customers from Africa and Middle East who joined us for the event. This office is another step in our effort to promote our entire portfolio in the region and has put us at the heart of two of the fast growing regions i.e. Africa and Middle East.”


Senior Dignitaries and the CG management at CG`s new Dubai office inauguration



About Avantha Group Company CG


CG is a global pioneering leader in the management and application of electrical energy. With more than 15,000 employees across its operations in around 85 countries, CG provides electrical products, systems and services for utilities, power generation, industries, and consumers. The company is organized into four business groups: Power, Industrial, Automation and Consumer. CG clocks US$ 2.3 billion in revenues from product lines that cover the entire value chain of engineering offerings.


For more information on CG, please visit: www.cgglobal.com.



About Avantha


The US$4bn Avantha Group is one of India`s leading business conglomerates. Its successful entities include BILT, Crompton Greaves, The Global Green Company, Avantha Power & Infrastructure, Solaris ChemTech Industries, Biltech Building Elements, Salient Business Solutions and Avantha Technologies. With a global footprint, the Group operates in 90 countries with more than 25,000 employees worldwide. The Group has business interests in diverse areas including power transmission and distribution equipment and services, paper and pulp, energy and infrastructure, food processing, farm forestry, insurance, chemicals, IT and ITES. Led by Gautam Thapar, Avantha demonstrates strong leadership globally and emerges as a focused corporate, leveraging its knowledge, leadership and operations, adding lasting value for its stakeholders and investors.


For more information on Avantha, please visit www.avanthagroup.com.



For further information, please contact:


Ms. Paula Sengupta
Global Head – Corp. Comms.
CG (Crompton Greaves Limited)
CG House, 10th floor
Worli, Mumbai 400 030, India

Mrs. Shravani Dang
Vice President
Group Head - Corporate Communications
Avantha Group, 1st floor, Thapar House,
124, Janpath Lane, New Delhi 110 001

T: +91 22 24237516 / 67558771


T (D) : +91 41699282
T (B) : +91 23368332


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