Tata BlueScope Building Solutions partners Arshiya International for India’s largest PEB project in the warehouse segment
Tuesday October 06, 2009

Tata BlueScope Building Solutions, a division of Tata BlueScope Steel, has tied up with Arshiya International to provide the premium Butler building systems for Arshiya’s upcoming warehousing projects in India. Tata BlueScope Building Solutions has started work on this project and is currently executing six Butler buildings at Panvel covering a total roof area of six lakh square feet. Arshiya plans to erect 19 warehouses and chillers units at Panvel and subsequently intends to erect 40 to 50 warehouses at Nagpur, Noida and the UAE in the next three years.

Arshiya International is coming up with warehouses at free trade warehousing zones (FTWZ) in Panvel, Nagpur and Noida in India as well as the UAE. As a part of this project, Tata BlueScope Building Solutions will supply state-of-the-art Butler building systems for the creation of premium warehouses. This project at present involves execution of 6 (six) Butler buildings at free trade warehousing zone (FTWZ) Panvel covering a total roof area of 6 (six) lakh square feet. Tata BlueScope Building Solutions’ scope of work involves design, fabrication and supply of Butler E-engineered buildings with MR 24 as roofing system. The buildings will have mezzanine floor done with concrete, staircase in RCC as well as peripheral brickwork up to a certain height.

Commenting on the partnership, HG Chandrashekhar, vice president (Tata BlueScope Building Solutions) said, "We are proud that Arshiya International has chosen us as a partner in their endeavour to set up one of the largest PEB projects in the warehousing segment. This landmark project, which has warehouse buildings for high-end applications like storing highly sophisticated electronic goods, offers us an opportunity to showcase our state-of-the-art Butler building systems."

Mr Chandrashekhar further added, "Despite the volatile market conditions, infrastructure sector, especially the warehouse segment holds a tremendous growth potential. Across the country, customers are looking for innovative solutions for quickly erecting functionally superior yet aesthetic buildings that can cater to the challenging warehousing demands. We, at Tata BlueScope Building Solutions, have a single source capability to provide end-to-end innovative PEB solutions and therefore are well-poised to successfully meet the evolving demands of the emerging warehouse markets."