Saudi Coffee Company partners with Siemens

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Saudi Coffee Company-Siemens sign MoU
Officials during the signing ceremony.

Saudi Coffee Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens to help in constructing a high-tech smart factory in Jazan based on Siemens’ electrification, automation, and digitalization technologies.

As a fully owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund, Saudi Coffee Company is on a mission to transform Saudi Arabia’s coffee industry and present the nation’s deep-rooted coffee traditions to the world.

The establishment of the smart factory is set to revolutionize coffee farming in Jazan. This collaboration is part of Saudi Coffee Company’s initiatives to join forces with the private sector and introduce cutting-edge technology into Saudi Coffee Company’s production processes with the smart factory set to revolutionize coffee farming in Jazan.

Mr. Karim Chabara, CEO of Saudi Coffee Company emphasized that “this partnership marks a defining moment for Saudi Coffee Company in the coffee industry, as we are proud to be shedding light on the Kingdom’s coffee heritage and to help in elevating the local coffee production.”

The construction and operation of the factory are in line with the latest global sustainability standards, ensuring a balance between economic growth and environmental sustainability. The complete digitalization includes unifying various systems under one advanced platform while also introducing initiatives like carbon capture, renewable energy adoption, responsible waste management, and eco-friendly packaging.

Mr. Ahmad Hawsawi, CEO of Siemens in Saudi Arabia stated that, “We are proud of our technology collaboration with Saudi Coffee Company, highlighting and developing coffee farming and manufacturing.”

“Siemens is committed to transforming manufacturing facilities into intelligent and connected ecosystems based on real-time data analysis, predictive maintenance, and seamless collaboration between machines and humans, leading to improved productivity, reduced costs, and enhanced product quality,” Mr. Hawsawi added.

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