Al Salem Johnson Controls to provide security systems at King Abdulaziz International Airport project
Contract signed during Airports Security International Conference and Exhibition
JEDDAH – (June 10, 2013) – Al Salem Johnson Controls (ASJC), a global leader in delivering solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings, has been selected to provide Integrated Security Systems including Security Access Control Systems and Video Surveillance Systems for Jeddah’s new KAIA (King Abdulaziz International Airport) Development Project – Phase 1 at a contract-signing event with ICAD (Innovative Contractors for Advanced Dimensions) during the Airports Security International Conference and Exhibition in Jeddah on May 28.
Following the signing ceremony, Eng. Basil Abdulaziz, vice president and general manager of KSA and Lebanon offices for Al Salem Johnson Controls said: “The airport expansion will one day serve more than 30 million passengers a year and our systems will help to keep them safe.”
The company is the subcontractor responsible for delivering systems, including the design, installation, testing and commissioning, integration, hand-over, warranty and maintenance. ASJC building security services and other safety solutions can help companies achieve safe environments that protect people and secure assets. ASJC designs and implements advanced security systems to simplify and improve operations and to make protection more cost effective.
Mohammed Saleh Bin Laden, vice president of ICAD said: “KAIA is destined to become one of the most modern airports in the world and when the development project is completed it will be enhanced with state-of-the-art facilities including the most technologically advanced security systems.”
Johnson Controls was also represented during the signing by Magdy Mekky, vice president and managing director Middle East, Dr. Mohannad Al Shaikh, director of operations and administrations and William Thomas, project director.
“Johnson Controls capabilities and structure are uniquely aligned to cater to the ambitious growth plans of the Kingdom,” said Magdy Mekky. “Saudi Arabia represents a vital market and investment focus for Johnson Controls and we have ensured that our globally renowned expertise is available locally through ASJC.”
Established in 1991 as a joint venture between Al Salem group of companies and Johnson Controls International, ASJC is positioned as a pioneer in providing its customers with integrated solutions that incorporate HVAC equipment, fire and security systems, building management systems and controls that increase energy efficiency in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.
The ICAD team is a group of engineers, technicians, specialist installers and project managers. ICAD's core expertise is to understand complex electronic and mechanical systems and implement these systems successfully as part of large construction projects.
About Al Salem Johnson Controls
Established in 1991, ASJC (Al Salem Johnson Controls) is positioned as a pioneer in providing its customers with integrated solutions that incorporate HVAC equipment, fire and security systems, building management systems and controls systems that increase energy efficiency in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.
The synergy between Al Salem group of companies and Johnson Controls International, a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries, brought a diverse range of quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings to the Middle East. ASJC worked on a number of high profile projects in the region, including the expansion of the holy mosques in Makkah and Madinah, King Abdulaziz International Airport, and Princess Noura Bint Abdul Rahman University for Women.
With a workforce exceeding 1700 employees, ASJC is strategically located across the kingdom of Saudi Arabia to serve its’ divers customers and industries. For two consecutive years, ASJC was awarded the Best Saudi Company to Work For.
For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com.sa
The ICAD team is a unique group of extremely talented engineers, technicians, specialist installers, and project managers. ICAD's core expertise is its understanding of complex electronic and mechanical systems and its ability to implement these systems successfully as part of very large construction projects. These systems always have very unique communications protocol, software-based control, and user-interface requirements.
ICAD's engineers and technicians have the project experience to tackle the integration of even the most complex multiple-system and multiple-vendor installations. While these systems must work together, they must also visibly blend seamlessly with the structural and aesthetic design from the architect and must they must also functionally blend seamlessly with the operational design of the facility.
Mubarak Al Wesmi