The A.A. Turki Group of Companies
( “ATCO”) is a leading, 3,000-employee strong, conglomerate
that has successfully operated since the mid-1950’s in Saudi
Arabia’s governmental, industrial and consumer sectors. ATCO
is ranked among the largest companies in Saudi Arabia (see
It is owned by Abdulrahman Ali Al-Turki.
ATCO has a long and proven record in investing in a diverse set of businesses and developing them into leading Saudi and regional service and supply companies. ATCO has excelled in partnering with top international firms and acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills to transition such entities to Saudi managed and controlled companies.
ATCO is comprised of twenty-three different divisions, joint ventures and standalone companies. The group offers a wide range of products and services, including, but not limited to the following:
Automation and Control for Industrial, Commercial, and Residential Facilities:
ATCO offers Honeywell industrial, commercial, and residential automation and control systems, products, and services in Saudi Arabia on an exclusive basis. ATCO also exclusively offers automation and control products from Allen-Bradley, AMETEK® Drexelbrook, Dodge, Beamex, Hanna Instruments, Prosoft, Reliance Electric, and Rockwell Software, as well as related integration services. Industrial automation and control products are applied in oil and gas production, separation and transmission; oil refining; gas processing; petrochemical processing; chemical production; power generation; water treatment and transmission; cement production; and mining. Commercial and residential automation and control systems are used for building maintenance, operations and security.
Commercial Trading and Services:
ATCO provides equipment, materials, supplies, and services for, among others, the Kingdom’s electric, oil and gas, petrochemical, and construction industries. ATCO sells the products and services of leading international firms (many exclusively) such as 3M, ABB, Bently Nevada, Broyce Control, CESI, Clipsal, Compressor Controls Corporation, General Electric, Govan, Honeywell, Sinopec, T.D. Williamson, and Weed Instruments. Our largest customers include Saudi Electricity Company, the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic).
Port Management and Marine Services:
ATCO provides port terminal and marine operations and services, offshore support logistics, onshore and offshore repair and overhaul, hazardous waste removal, ship management, safety and industrial security services, and ship agency services. ATCO operates among the largest fleet of oil field service vessels in the Kingdom. Under various outsourcing contracts, the group handles the marine services for the Saudi government-owned ports of Jeddah and Jizan, as well as for Saudi Aramco’s private ports on the west and east coasts of the Kingdom.
Engineering and Contracting:
ATCO handles large scale electrical, mechanical, civil, and construction projects for residential, commercial and industrial facilities. The group is considered the preeminent hi-rise engineering firm in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom. ATCO’s joint venture with Keller is one of the Arabian Gulf’s leading soil and foundation engineering specialist contractors, handling drilling and grouting, groundwater lowering, soil improvement, and piling.
The company engages in numerous consumer retail activities including insurance services, office supplies and equipment, travel, apparel, furniture, gifts, and china.
ATCO offers numerous industrial services, including, but limited to, chemical cleaning, waste management, tank cleaning, tank repair and maintenance, abrasive and water blasting, fiberglass lining, specialized coatings, fireproofing, online high pressure leak sealing, and steam blows.
ATCO manufactures a wide range of products, including, but limited to, construction chemicals, low voltage switchboards, package substations, distribution and lighting panels, switch racks, metering cabinets, pull and junction boxes, electro solar cell panels, and even stationary products.
Transportation & Logistics Management:
ATCO owns and operates one of the Kingdom’s largest logistics and transportation companies, East & West Express.
Telecommunications Products and Services:
ATCO recently teamed with MCI International, Inc. and General Dynamics Saudi Arabia Telecom Ltd. in an unsuccessful bid for a data telecommunications license in Saudi Arabia. The group is pursuing other telecommunications activities throughout the Arab world.