Trimble announced that Zamil Steel has selected its software, including Tekla PowerFab, to transform the steelmaking process at its plants in India, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Vietnam.
Headquartered in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, Zamil Steel operates a group of manufacturing, fabrication and construction companies worldwide. It is also the largest manufacturer and supplier of prefabricated buildings in Asia, Africa and Europe, with a total annual production capacity of over 10 million square meters.
In India, Zamil Steel Buildings India has a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility of 87,000 square meters in Ranjangaon MIDC-Shirur, Maharashtra, near Pune, and 3,500 square meters of corporate and engineering facilities in Kharadi, Pune office. The company uses Tekla PowerFab to streamline its manufacturing operations by leveraging the advanced communication and collaboration capabilities built into the software solution.
“We chose Trimble’s Tekla PowerFab because of its industry-leading features and comprehensive applications, it was a perfect fit for our needs at every step of our digital journey,” said Vasudev Rao, Engineering Director, Zamil Steel Buildings India.
In the past, Zamil Steel has applied Trimble’s technology to a variety of large-scale projects, including pharmaceutical and automotive manufacturing plants, indoor stadiums for educational purposes, coal halls for the cement industry, aviation hangars, warehouses, and more.
The projects range in size from 2,500 to 12,000 tons, with estimated costs ranging from $4 million to $20 million. The strictly scheduled implementation time is between 6 months and 15 months. The main challenges in executing these projects include precise planning and detailing of complex buildings and connections, as well as logistics due to component size constraints, site installation feasibility, etc.
As Tekla PowerFab offers simplified manufacturing processes and easy collaboration, it significantly increases efficiency and helps complete projects earlier than planned without any issues.
Paul Wallett, Regional Director, Middle East and India, Trimble Solutions, said: “This partnership underscores the trust we have built with our customers in Asia over the past decade, and we believe our new subscription service will bring more businesses. strength and design a more efficient construction process.”
Developed for the steel industry, Tekla PowerFab is designed to simplify manufacturing operations and provides an open interface for easy integration with other software such as ERP, machines, barcodes, nesting, etc.
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