ASTRACO was founded in 1986 as an Electro-Mechanical and Instrumentation works contractor for the Jordan market and expanded in the MENA region. The scope of activities cover Industrial, Power Generation, Infrastructure, specialized building services and Renewable Energy projects. Its extensive growth and development in many sectors has led to a high level of experience, competence and efficiency resulting in an impressive number of successes.
ASTRACO employs more than thirty engineers of various specialties and maintains a core of more than four hundred highly qualified supervisors and technicians.
The company has grown to become one of the foremost engineering and contracting firms in Jordan. ASTRACO yearly turnover is around USD 20 million.
One of the unique features of ASTRACO is its ERP projects planning and scheduling methodology which is fully integrated with the company resources management and financial systems.
ASTRACO maintains a strong Quality Control department and assigns a QA/ QC manager for each project. ASTRACO has ISO9001 certification and exercises strict quality control procedures governed by continuous internal audits.The company recognizes that high standards of Health, Safety and Welfare are an integral element of efficient business management objectives and contribute to the operational efficiency and profitability of the company.
ASTRACO’S management considers HSE as an undertaking and responsibility which is of equal importance to production and quality. It has therefore secured ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 Certificates.
Employees of ASTRACO have a duty of care to themselves and others by avoiding hazards, preventing accidents and co-operating with the company by complying with all instructions and recommendations on health and safety.
ASTRACO has maintained excellent relationships with international “EPC” contractors including Technip– France, Doosan Heavy Industrials and Construction Co. (South Korea), Hanwha Engineering and Construction Co. (South Korea), SNC Lavalin (Canada), J&P Overseas Ltd., Lotte Engineering and Construction Company, OHL Industrial– Spain and METKA (Greece), ASTRACO has a very high standing with local and international Developers and Investors including SunEdison (USA), Nuqul Group– Jordan, AES (USA), ZARA Holding (Jordan), Central Electricity Generating Co. (Jordan), Samra Electric Power Generation Company, First Solar– USA, ALCAZAR Energy (UAE).
ASTRACO has developed a fabrication workshop covered area of (1000 m2) and an open yard (8,000 m2) equipped with necessary equipment for fabrication of tanks, stacks, silos, piping spools, platforms and supports ...etc.
ASTRACO maintains a quality system at its workshop to ensure that the items fabricated meet clients’ requirement. A dedicated Quality Engineer and Inspectors are available during all stages of fabrication to fulfil these requirements. ASTRACO has associate and sister companies which are Twilight Light Metal Industries and Clean Energy Concepts.
Twilight Light Metal Industries is wholly owned by ASTRACO and provides valuable support for the company projects. The company specializes in the manufacturing and fabrication of engineered products with special emphasis on mounting structures for PV modules in renewable energy power generation plants and maintains the high quality level adopted in its projects.
Clean Energy Concepts (CEC) was established in 2009. This company is a developer for renewable energy projects and operates in Jordan and the MENA region. CEC was one of the successful developers to sign a Power Purchase agreement for a 10MW PV solar plant with Jordan’s National Electric Power Co. (NEPCO), which has been put into operation. ASTRACO is a major shareholder in this company and sits on its board of directors.