The journey began thirty nine years ago, in a five hundred square feet office space at Lahore’s historical WAPDA house. They had a vision to embark on a journey to create Pakistan’s leading engineering enterprise. Over the years, the spirit of their founders inspired the people to not just achieve the ordinary but the extraordinary. This belief became the foundation of Pakistan’s leading engineering conglomerate; Descon.
Descon Engineering is operating in 6 countries, holding 5 overseas manufacturing units and employing more than 25,000 workers (50% of whom are based overseas). Descon’s employees make up a wide diversity, comprising of 27 nationalities working in Pakistan and abroad. Descon’s global presence spreads across United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar from where new ventures are executed in Kuwait, Iraq and Egypt. The development and manufacturing of industrial process equipment and piping spool takes effect from their state-of-the-art plant. The strength of their experienced project team carrying operations have the essential ISO, OHSAS and ASME certifications in addition to their own QA & QC and HSE standards.
Today, the company owns and operates chemical and power plants, with allied interests in inspection and testing. Descon Chemicals Business comprises of Descon Oxychem Limited. Their Power Business takes shape in the form of Descon Power Solutions (DPS), providing power plant operations and maintenance (O&M) services for thermal and renewable power plants in Pakistan. It also owns two Independent Power Plants (IPPs), Altern Energy Limited, 32 MW gas based power plant and Rousch (Pakistan) Power Limited, a 450 MW combined cycle power plant.
As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility, Descon takes immense pride in educating underprivileged youth, keen to acquire technical skills and improving their livelihood through the Descon Technical Institute. DTI also provides vocational training to young aspiring students. Driven by a set vision and commitment, the company strives to add value to their clients’ businesses by providing world-class solutions at cost-effective levels.
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