Tehama Trading Co, part of the Thabet group, is the Caterpillar Dealer in Republic of Yemen for over 5 decades. Tehama, established in 1969 with Hodeidah as Corporate office, has branch offices in Aden, Mukalla, Sana’a and Taiz. Tehama takes care of the Sales and Product Support – Parts & Service activities for:

Cat® Power Systems

  • Electric Power Generation including Olympian range
  • Petroleum – Oil & Gas application
  • Marine application

Cat® Lift Trucks

Switch Gears & Control Panels

Cat® Machines

  • Construction
  • Quarry
  • Mining
  • Paving & Road Building


Tehama Trading Co is the only company in Yemen with Customer Support Network covering the entire country with excellent infrastructure to provide the Best in Class support to its Customers.

Tehama – Caterpillar Partnership brings into the country, world’s best products with the best in class support in Application Study, Power Plant Sizing, Equipment Fleet Sizing, Erection & Commissioning, Preventive Maintenance Services, Trouble Shooting, Repairs & Rebuilds, Spare Parts Planning & Delivery, Customer Training, Rental Services and Used Equipments.

Tehama Branch Offices are fully equipped to carry out the complete Sales, Service and Parts support activities to their valued Customers. Every branch has a full fledged Parts Ware house to cater to Customer requirements in a timely manner. The branch service department has well trained technicians with CAT® Special and Diagnostic Tools.

Customs Bonded Ware-house in Tehama’s Hodeidah premises enables Tehama to offer CAT® range of products on Duty free basis to Customers who avail Customs Duty exemption.

Aden Free Zone Ware House of Tehama provides CAT® parts, ex-stock on Duty Free basis for eligible Customers with Customs Duty exemption.

Workshop facilities with testing equipments are available in Hodeidah and Mukalla where Caterpillar trained, experienced technicians carry out various repair options from simple system specific repairs to complex repairs including overhauls and machine rebuilds . Tehama is in the process to dedicate a new state of art workshop in Aden to its Customers shortly.

Tehama Training Center provides Customized training programs for their Customers in operating, trouble shooting and preventive maintenance of CAT® products.

The segments that continue to benefit from the presence of Tehama include :

  • Infrastructure Development – Air and Sea Ports, Telecommunication, Road Construction, Land-Fill, Waste Handling
  • Industries – Manufacturing, Packaging, Cold Storage,
  • Commercial Establishments including Malls
  • Ministries, Government Establishments including Embassies
  • Hospitality and Health
  • Petroleum – Oil & Gas, Services
  • Construction – Real Estate, Pipe laying
  • Quarry – Limestone
  • Mining – Zinc
  • Marine
  • Irrigation

Tehama, also representing Nissan, Peugeot, Massey Ferguson products in Yemen and its sister companies engaged in Shipping, Clearing, Insurance, Construction and Lubricant business, ideally provides Total Solutions to its Customers in Yemen – a Value well perceived.

Mr Ali Abdo Thabet, CMD of Tehama, whose leadership provides an excellent work environment in Tehama, considers his workforce of 350 plus talented , trained , cohesive and dedicated employees with tireless attitude to face tough challenges, as the greatest strength of Tehama in becoming the market leader in Yemen…


To be the Market Leader in Republic of Yemen for Products and Services we offer and be the Total Solution Provider to our Customers.


  • To provide our Customers with world class product support at all times to get fair value from our products
  • To provide gainful employment and development opportunity to the citizens of Yemen
  • To maintain close and good relation with our Principals
  • To provide a fair return to our investors
  • To commit ourselves to contribute for the welfare of the community around us and for the social and economic development of the country

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