On 1st November 2009, SMEC International Pty Ltd acquired 100% shareholding of Clough's Pakistan business operating under the banner CEIS Pakistan Pvt Ltd. Clough started its operations in Pakistan as an EPCC contractor in 1992 and successfully completed various prestigious projects in the oil & gas sector of the country. CEIS first Design House was setup in Karachi in February 2005. With the growing demand of CEIS provided engineering services; soon another Design House was established in Islamabad in Nov 2005. CEIS offices in Pakistan were inaugurated by H.E. John Howard, then honorable Prime Minister of Australia.
SMEC – Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation, an Australian based company, itself is one of the world’s leading engineering and development consultancies, with an international network of more than 20 subsidiary and associated companies and offices in 25 countries. With nearly 40 years' experience and more than 4,000 permanent and contract staff, SMEC delivers specialist consultancy services across a wide range of disciplines and plans, designs and manages projects to the highest professional standards. Currently SMEC ranks in the world's top 100 international design firms. Acquiring the former Clough business adds to SMEC's already strong presence in Pakistan and South Asia generally and is part of the Company’s strategic growth objectives for the region. SMEC views CEIS as the foundation on which to develop, expand and grow oil & gas market both in South Asia and to the broader SMEC footprint.
Names may change, but our focus on providing outstanding quality, customer service and client value will continue.