17 May 2024 New installation

Tangier, Morocco – May 17, 2024 – Electrical Components International, Inc. (ECI), a leading global supplier of electrical distribution systems, control box assemblies, and other critical engineered components for diversified markets, celebrated its 10th anniversary in Morocco with the inauguration of its expansion project within the Tanger Med Industrial Platform.

A decade ago, ECI embarked on an inspiring journey by becoming the first investor in Tangier Automotive City. With this expansion, the company reaffirms its presence in this dynamic industrial region, increasing production capacity to 40 million pieces annually and generating over 500 direct jobs. The expanded facility serves diversified attractive end markets such as automotive equipment, home appliance, construction machinery and many more for large blue-chip customers.

As a fully integrated project driven by a royal vision, Tanger Med supports economic development while driving sustainable industrialization across the region.

It boasts the first logistics hub in Africa and the Mediterranean, linked directly to a competitive industrial platform of 1200 companies, representing more than 13 b USD in yearly export turnover. The international gateway also offers direct access to 180 ports and 70 countries, serving the automotive, aeronautics, logistics, textile, and general trade sectors.

Over the years, ECI has built a strong partnership with Morocco, benefiting from modern infrastructure, sector strategies, and trade agreements. “Tangier has become more than a location for us; it is a place where our roots run deep, with a talent base of 1,400 employees committed to our success,” said Mike Balsei, CEO of ECI, in his inaugural speech.

Mrs. Ayda Fathi, Head of the Automotive Industry at the Moroccan Ministry of Industry and Trade, emphasized the strategic importance of ECI’s presence, highlighting its contribution to the regional infrastructure and maritime links.

Aligning with ECI’s commitment to sustainability and innovation, the facility adheres to the latest industrial standards and technologies, strengthening ECI’s role within the Tanger Med Industrial Platform and serving customers globally. “We are thankful to everyone who has been part of this remarkable journey: the employees, partners, government officials, and the people of Tangier”, added Zoltán Csibra Csibra, President of EMEA.

“This privileged partnership with Electrical Components International Morocco confirms our commitment to supporting American investors and serving global industrial value chains,” said Ahmed Bennis, General Manager of Tanger Med Zones (TMZ).

ECI is committed to a sustainable future as it expands in Tangier. The new facility will enhance growth and strengthen ECI’s role in Morocco’s industrial sector. With a decade of investment in the region, ECI continues to build partnerships and boost local economic growth.

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