BMTS partners with Schneider Electric to drive smart city solutions in the region


DUBAI- December 04, 2014: Bahri & Mazroei Technical Systems (BMTS), UAE’s leading buildings systems’ integrator under Bahri & Mazroei Group – the leading solutions provider in the Gulf catering to building and infra-development segments, has announced its partnership with Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management, to educate the region’s infra-development sector on ‘the technology-driven shift towards a smart and connected future’.

As part of this strategy, BMTS participated in Schneider Electric’s annual ‘Power to the Cloud 2014’ conference held in Dubai recently. The two-day conference and exhibition highlighted the new age topics on stimulated environments of city life – banking and finance, education and healthcare, aviation and transportation, public services and utilities, telecommunications and hospitality – in an effort to make smart cities a reality.

BMTS is the market leader in the UAE in providing a wide range of high-quality value-added technical solutions with engineering, integration and maintenance services to technically-superior buildings and infrastructure. Schneider Electric is a European multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management.

Commenting on the strategic initiative, Mr. Esam R. Al Mazroei, Managing Director of Bahri & Mazroei Group, said, “We are very pleased to associate with Schneider Electric in its efforts to disseminate the knowledge on advantages of creating smart cities by adopting innovative strategies. The GCC region, in particular the UAE is already at the heart of this transformation, making the most of these evolving opportunities and leading the market in providing managed services for many projects. The smart technologies that facilitate infra-development sector meet the necessity to improve the economic competitiveness, environmental viability and the quality of life.”

“Businesses are capable to leverage the cloud technology and the advanced services it enables, supporting them in performing better innovations and converged engineering and utility solutions for buildings and infrastructure projects, especially in the public sector. Market dynamics and measures for sustainable development drive the infra-development sector globally, offering innovative technologies for sustainable development,” he added.

“The next big thing is really about the idea of embedded intelligence, communication and control in physical systems – biological, mechanical and electronic – becoming much more intimately integrated with more general purpose computing and networked systems. In the near future, everything we can see and use would be connected by innovative technologies,” Mr. Esam concluded.

Commenting on this initiative, Mr. Sivakumar Subramanian, General Manager of BMTS, said, “Being one of the leading providers of turnkey and facility management solutions in the UAE, BMTS implements a range of innovative and smart solutions for monitoring and controlling numerous buildings in the UAE and beyond. We have successfully implemented building automation, access control, communication and integrated solutions for numerous infrastructure projects in the UAE.”

“In line with smart city strategies, we cater to smart buildings, smart homes and offices, smart healthcare infrastructure, smart energy systems, smart educational organizations, smart government projects and smart transportation systems. The industry is witnessing a phenomenal change with the emergence of smart city solutions. We have witnessed that the demand for multi-disciplinary intelligent solutions has increased significantly, with seamless integration of Information Technology and cutting edge mobile and service technologies,” he added.

“BMTS has been positioned as leader in the market, with its diverse expertise in providing cutting edge technological solutions in the areas of safety, security, energy and automation for different business models,” Mr. Subramanian further said.

BMTS recently became one of the first companies in the Gulf region to win the prestigious international DALI Award for its sustainable solutions in the 382-high Trust Tower in Abu Dhabi.

About Bahri & Mazroei Group

Bahri & Mazroei Group is one of the largest providers of value-added solutions and systems for buildings and infrastructure projects in the Gulf region. The Group started its operations in 1968 by establishing its trading arm Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company (BMTC) for product supply and distribution of electrical and lighting solutions. Named after its two founders, the late Mr. Salem Humaid Al Bahri and Mr. Rashid Humaid Ali Al Mazroei, the Group has expanded its portfolio to different areas of value-added services over the last four decades. BMTC, the flagship company under Group, has become a trusted name for supply and distribution of electrical, lighting, urban and water management solutions. The market leader provides a wide range of high-quality electrical, lighting and water management solutions for construction and infra-development sectors including key landmark projects of different segments.

Bahri & Mazroei Technical Systems (BMTS) is the UAE’s leading buildings systems’ integrator under the Group catering to the construction sector with solutions in the areas of electrical, lighting and water systems. The company offers a wide spectrum of solutions — Fire Detection and Alarm Systems, Central Battery Emergency Lighting Systems, Public Address, Voice Alarm Systems, Building Management, Security and Access Control, Intelligent Lighting Controls, Power Solutions, Home Automation Solutions, Audio- Visual Solutions and Facilities Management Systems for different building and infrastructure categories. BMTS focuses on installation, integration, testing, commissioning and maintenance of the Life Safety, Building Management, Security, Audio Visual, Home Automation and other Low Voltage solutions.

Telematics Networking & Communications LLC (Telematics), the Group’s third component, is the region’s leading provider of Converged Building Systems covering a complete range of ICT and ELV solutions. Telematics delivers quality data and voice network infrastructure solutions to customers in the ME and the Indian sub-continent. Telematics delivers quality data and voice network infrastructure solutions to customers in the ME and the Indian sub-continent. BMTS recently became one of the first companies in the Gulf region to win the prestigious international DALI Award for its sustainable solutions in the 382-high Trust Tower in Abu Dhabi. BMTC is a winner of Gulf Traffic Award in 2011 for innovation in lighting in the airport tunnel project.
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