Our History

Zaki El Sewedy Holding

Zaki El Sewedy Holding was founded in 1938 as a supplier of electrical materials. In the 1960s, the Egyptian government elected Zaki El Sewedy Group to be part of the supply chain for the largest project at that time “The High Dam of Aswan”. Since then, it has evolved to include various subsidiaries in different market sectors including El Sewedy Electrometer.


  • El Sewedy Electrometer Group “EMG”
  • GAS Metro Industries
  • El Sewedy Engineering Industries “SEI”
  • El Sewedy Illumination “SI”


  • Arab Power & Control Corp.
  • Arab Lighting Corp.
  • Arab Distribution & Marketing Corp.

Contracting & Services

  • Arab International Industrial & Trading Company “AIIT”
  • PolyTechnique Testing Lab

major milestones 

ZSG established El Sewedy Electrometer EMG the first private sector company specialized in the Design & Manufacture of Electricity Meters.in the Middle East

EMG successfully implemented its first Smart Card Prepaid Metering Project in Egypt followed by Sierra Leone and Comoros Islands

EMG founded Ghana Electrometer ltd, the first Metering factory in West Africa, followed by the successful implementation of e-Cash prepayment system

EMG ventured with EEPCO in Ethiopia Electrometer to produce Pre-Paid meters in Ethiopia as well as with ZESCO in Zambia Electrometer

EMG partnered with BMG bank in Electrometer do Brazil, in addition to Electrometer de Las Americas in Mexico with CICASA

El Sewedy EMG established El Sewedy Electrometer India to supply Asia as well as the rest of the group with quality meters and modules.

In the same year; El Sewedy EMG also established Gas Metro Industries to supply Egypt and the MEA region with Residential & Commercial Gas Meters under license of Apator Metrix S.A.

EMG acquired an established Meter Manufacturer in the Czech Republic to supply Europe and the rest of the world with Smart Grid solutions

El Sewedy EMG is appointed on the PRIME Alliance Board of Directors

El Sewedy EMG established its latest R&D Center in Spain; where the world’s largest deployment of Smart Meters utilizing highly advanced technology is taking place.

El Sewedy EMG expanded our Water Metering facilities and incorporated prepayment and smart metering technologies.