About us

Elgawa is a full service contractor and distributor of technical products located in Paramaribo, Suriname South America.


Elgawa was founded in 1958 as a partnership between local contractors who needed a qualified electrical contractor to deliver turn key projects to their customers. Since then Elgawa evolved into the largest technical contractor in Suriname.

Our reputation for quality products and workmanship has allowed us to become Suriname’s premier electrical contractor.

We are proud of our history and performance on many different commercial, industrial, high-tech, institutional, medical and large residential projects. Our capabilities and services cover all aspects of electrical, hvac, plumbing and power generation work including new construction, renovations, engineering/design and service/ maintenance.

Elgawa is recognized as a major force in our industry, setting standards for safety, quality, and excellence.

Our head office is ISO9001:2000 certified since 2003 and ISO9001-2008 since 2013 and at this moment ISO9001:2015

Sector of Operation 

The business operates in several complimentary sectors namely:

  • Trading – retail and distribution
  • Electrical contracting
  • HVAC contracting
  • Plumbing contracting
  • Electrical motors, Frequency drives
  • Generators and power generation
  • Plc controllers and Monitoring
  • X-Ray technology

Competitive Advantages

We are reputed for our quality products that comply with European and American standards. In addition we have a knowledgeable experienced staff of young, vibrant members continuously working on improving our performance.

Company Values

At Elgawa we pride ourselves with delivering a unique customer experience, creating partnerships with substance and building win-win relationships through employing:

  • highly skilled staff
  • cutting edge technologies and
  • best practice methodologies

We provide our clients with the best products and services, in an honest and timely manner. Most importantly is to conduct our business with integrity.


Did you know that Elgawa has 3 branches? Go to the contact page to view these showrooms. Contact us

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