Al-Hamaad Sons General Trading & Contracting Co. W.L.L has become the first Kuwaiti company to earn accreditation from the NACE International Institute Contractor Accreditation Program (NIICAP). The Fahaheel, Kuwait company passed a rigorous audit, which included an administrative review and an on-site evaluation.
NIICAP is an industry-designed and managed program focused on contractors involved with professional project management and project performance in the surface preparation and coating or lining application industry; it was created in response to demand for an alternative to other coatings contractor accreditation programs.
“Kuwait being one of the top oil producing nations, there is no dearth for expansion plans and strategies in the industry,” said Sohaib Baig, General Manager at Al-Hamaad Sons. “As a mechanical contractor, NIICAP accreditation definitely gives us the competitive edge... The NIICAP accreditation endorses our vision of maintaining the highest standards of production with utmost client satisfaction.”
Al-Hamaad Sons was established in 2004 as a general contractor offering technical products support, distributions and establishment’s enhancements to the construction industry, especially in the oil and gas sector in Kuwait. The company later expanded its operations to core sections of the construction industry and diversified its focus to corrosion protection and prevention services including abrasive blasting, specialized coatings & wrapping. The gradual growth of the company through selective works, enabled it to transform as one of the leading Approved Mechanical Contractors for Kuwait oil Company (KOC) & Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) in the oil and gas construction sector in Kuwait.
Today, Al-Hamaad Sons undertakes all mechanical works including fabrication, erection, and scaffolding works. Its coating division specializes in anti-corrosion and corrosion preventive technical services.
By earning the NIICAP seal, Al-Hamaad Sons has verified that they are fully qualified to perform reliably and consistently using the latest in coatings preparation, application and inspection techniques and practices.
“Our vision is to be the most sought after mechanical contracting company in the oil and gas industry and a reference point in corrosion control and prevention services, which is indispensable to the oil and gas sector in Kuwait,” said Baig. “We see the NIICAP accreditation as a motivational factor to maintain high standards and to find ways to improve."