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The Australian College Aircraft Training Centre ... Kirby project.

The Australian College Aircraft Training Centre ... Kirby project.

Increasing presence

February 2011

KIRBY Building Systems, a global leader in pre-engineered steel buildings (PEB) and steel structures, will be participating in The Big 5 Saudi Arabia in a drive to increase its market penetration in Saudi Arabia.

At the show, the Kuwait-based company aims to boost awareness among visitors about its capabilities to design, manufacture, transport and erect PEBs while promoting its new product solutions such as structural steel, open web joists and curved built-up members.

Kirby, which has been in operation since 1976, maintains a sound reputation for providing cost-effective solutions for buildings that are manufactured to the highest standards.

“With state-of-the-art plants in Kuwait, the UAE, India and Vietnam that have a combined capacity of 425,000 tonnes, Kirby can manufacture and deliver a large number of customised steel buildings every year, meeting project deadlines and surpassing the required quality levels. It has one of the largest PEB capacities in the world,” says a spokesman for the company.

The company has a network of more than 70 offices in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Indian subcontinent and South East Asia to service customers globally. Its manufacturing facilities produce hundreds of custom-made steel buildings each year with an experience of more than 50,000 projects worldwide.

“In addition, we have a network of more than 250 Kirby-trained certified builders worldwide to provide erection services for any kind of steel buildings including turnkey project solutions in turn ensuring customer satisfaction,” says the spokesman. “Kirby has a very enthusiastic and technically sound team of professionals to ensure a high and unmatched level of service.”

Kirby caters to the requirements of various applications such as factories, gas stations, schools and colleges, healthcare facilities, car-parks, offices, showrooms, workshops, and many more.

“Our completed projects range from ground level to multi-storey buildings. We also undertake the supply of building components of complex structures,” he says.

Some of the PEB specialist’s global customers include Groupe Carrefour, P&G, Unilever, Nokia, Agility, Ford, Toyota, PepsiCo, Coca Cola, BMW, General Motors, AT&T, Bridgestone, Novartis, Bechtel, Chevron, GE, Mobilgas and TATA Group.

Kirby Building Systems is part of Alghanim Industries, which has more than 8,000 employees from over 40 different countries around the world and operations spanning four continents.

The company will be exhibiting at Stand G80 at The Big 5 show in Jeddah.

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