Elsewedy Cables Ethiopia PLC

General Information


Organisation typeCompany

Company Address Bole, Snap Plaza 3rd floor
Addis Ababa,
Addis Ababa City Administration Ethiopia

Phone number+251 11661661

Web page https://www.elsewedyelectric.com/en/home/

Company Address ahmed.ghany@elsewedy.com

Contact Information

Contact Person Mr. Ahmed Abdelghany
Deputy Manager

Phone+251 910 577 146

Email Ahmed.Ghany@elsewedy.com

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Project typeSubcontracting / outsourcing activities;
Trade intermediary (distributor, importer, agent, representative);
Production, marketing, or activity involving transfer of know-how and technology.

Project abstractElsewedy Cables Ethiopia plc, an Ethiopian company specialized in manufacturing of power cables and transformers, is searching for Finnish partners for expanding and promoting the current business.

Project descriptionElsewedy Cables Ethiopia plc, established in 2004 is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and currently employs 174 persons.

The company’s main products include variety of cable products such as low voltage cables, medium voltage cables, high voltage cables, overhead conductors, special cables, telecom cables and accessories (e.g. fibre optic cables, copper telecom cables), and winding wires (e.g normal, annealed, paper insulated, and welding wires). In addition, the company manufactures a complete range of power and distribution transformers (dry and oil), insulators as well as explosion proof products. The company uses latest technologies to design and engineer a vast product portfolio and services that meet their customers’ expectations while adding value to the communities they serve.

The customers so far have been government and private entities in Ethiopia such as Ethiopian electric utility, Ethiopian electric power, Ethio-telecom, office of the Prime Minister, Rehabilitation Centers, Charity Associations, Government Mega Projects, Real Sate Developers, Contractors, Universities, Water Supply Projects, Ethiopian Petroleum supply, Distributors and Retailers. Moreover, the company has established various forms of partnership with different companies in the world including SIMENS, HITACHI SAMSUNG, VODAFONE, ABB, Schneider Electric, UKCABLES, ANSALDO ENERGIA, and ABENGOA.

The company is currently looking a Finnish partner that would like to work as an Agent/Distributor in Finland for the company’s products. The company is also seeking for Finnish Companies that would need a subcontractor for electrical engineering or energy related projects in Ethiopia. The company can provide a huge warehouse, manufacturing area, competitive pricing, high tech isolation machinery, and local currency needed for operating the business and they can support the Finnish companies that strive to help meeting the strong demand in the overall energy sectors in Ethiopia.


Number of employees50-249

Annual turnover in €10 - 50 million

Annual balance sheet totalover 43 million

Already engaged in international co-operationYes

Percentage of transnational activities50% or more