About Us

IET is an East African based electrical engineering company. We have a long established history in the region where we started operations more than 50 years ago. We have since 1990 represented SIEMENS in the areas of Medium and Low Voltage products and solutions. IET has over the years built an enviable track record for completing complex projects and unique electrical solutions to meet our customer requirements in the region. We are reputed as a supplier of quality products and solutions.

Some of our focus areas are as below: IET in Africa

  • Counter sales for Siemens - automation, control and drives products
  • Type tested switchboards - using Siemens SIVACON technology
  • Motor Control Center
  • Control panels - with Siemens Automation
  • Power Factor Systems - tuned or detuned
  • Variable speed drive control panels
  • Automation Projects
  • Medium Voltage Systems
  • Training

Our History

New IET IET was formed in 1949 as International Aeradio EA Ltd and worked with Avionics Industry. In the eighties IET acquired the Motorola agency for Two-Way radio products and paging systems for East Africa. In 1998 the communications business was hived off into an associated company, ICS Ltd.

In 1990 IET was appointed a Siemens agent in Kenya for A&D, PTD, I&S and PG and served the market for spare part needs and large infrastructure projects.


In 1997 IET started to offer Siemens Simatic training in Kenya and over the years a need was identified for small to medium sized projects. In the last 3 years IET has successfully developed a strong local team of technical people who are able to offer Turn-key systems at affordable prices with a local presence. This has made IET unique in the market in niches such as Automation systems, Automation training etc.

In 2001 IET was appointed Epcos AG agent for the E African Region and in the same year, we were appointed Siemens representative for Uganda. Uganda operations started in August 2001. IET Tanzania started operations in 2008.

Our Vision

To be the leading Engineering team in Eastern Africa, both in market share and reputation.

Our Mission

To achieve our goals by carefully understanding and meeting the needs of our customers and offering them benefits of proven leading edge technologies.

We will increase our customers' efficiency and productivity to sustainable world-class standards. Our team will comprise highly talented and skilled professionals who will practice sound financial management while realizing our goals.

Our Values

Integrity, Teamwork, Commitment, Profesionalism, Excellence