Libyan company Erawn founds “ECOTHERM Libya” as franchise.

On the 1st of March, the Libyan company Erawn Alternative Energy Technologies signed the contract to start as a franchise of ECOTHERM Austria and will now found “ECOTHERM Libya” in Tripoli. Erawn has already been active in the field of solar thermal and photovoltaic applications for private houses, commercial applications and industry. “The high quality and the big variety of the product range of ECOTHERM Austria has convinced us to expand our business in Libya”, states Adel Suliman, CEO of Erawn. “Within the next couple of weeks we will further improve several tools, which optimally support our franchise partners at their daily work: ECOSIZE to design systems and generate offers, a CRM module and the franchise manuals with an online member area with a huge variety of ready-to-use digital templates”, explains Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Christoph Stangl, Sales & Marketing Manager International of ECOTHERM Austria. Within the next months further franchisees shall be found – especially in Middle East and Asia.

Libya Build Exhibition
ECOTHERM and Erawn met at the Libya Build exhibition in 2013. The Austrian specialist for solar, hot water and steam systems exhibited from 19th to 23rd of May at this construction fair in Tripoli. The goal of ECOTHERM was to find a local sales partner for solar, hot water and steam systems. “This goal was achieved one hundred percent.” says Christoph Stangl. In 2014 Erawn will now exhibit as “ECOTHERM Libya” at the Libya Build, which is organized from 19th to 22nd of May in Tripoli.

Franchise system
“The manuals of ECOTHERM’s franchise system define all important daily processes for our franchise partners. Who does what, when, with which tools, how and why,” says Stangl.

An extranet provides a “digital shelf” with a selection of sales presentations, training materials, design templates, checklists and software tools. “ECOTHERM has experience of more than 25 years in more than 30 markets around the world. We know very well what strategies lead to success. Now we have used this knowledge as a basis of our franchise system,” Stangl explains. Franchisees receive support at sales activities, project management and ongoing trainings at the ECOTHERM Academy from the headquarters in Austria and of the ECOTHERM support centers.

Company: Erawn
Erawn company was founded in August 2004 as a joint stock company for the purpose of importing cars and spare parts. In March 2013, the Board of Directors decided to change the company’s activities and take advantage of the assets owned by the company to become a company specializing in the import of alternative energy technologies. Since then Erawn Alternative Energy Technologies is specialized in the supply of alternative energy equipment, providing the best technical and lean expertise to deliver measurable and sustainable results.

The company is one of the leading companies in alternative energy solutions in Libya. Following successful implementation of various systems ranging from small stand-alone to even giant feeder systems of electrical networks, the company is seeking strategic partnerships and joint ventures with leading international companies in the area of alternative energies.

The company operates through its headquarters based in Tripoli, and aims to open branches in other Libyan cities.

ECOTHERM is the leading brand for turnkey solar, hot water and steam systems for hotels, hospitals and the industry in the Middle East. The product portfolio consists of individual turnkey systems, high capacity water heaters, electric water heaters, hot water and combination tanks, clean steam generators, solar thermal systems, photovoltaic systems, high capacity heat exchangers, industrial products and fibre fleece insulation.

More than thousand systems have been installed in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North Africa and Central America. ECOTHERM inspires its clients with “Individual Heat Transfer Solutions” – individual systems in premium quality, with innovative products and premium service from the planning up to implementing.

ECOTHERM is a brand of ECOTHERM Austria GmbH with its headquarters in Hartkirchen, Austria. ECOTHERM is active in the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Austria, Hungary, Mexico, China, Libya, Pakistan and further 20 countries all over the world. ECOTHERM Austria GmbH was founded by company owner Herbert Bremstaller in 1996. The origin of the family company dates back to 1880. The ECOTHERM Group employs worldwide 118 employees, 57 of them in the headquarters in Hartkirchen.

ECOTHERM Austria GmbH is a TÜV tested welding company to ISO 3834-2 and ISO 9001 : 2008 for calculation, design, production and sale of pressure vessels, heat exchangers as well as for solar, hot water and steam systems.