Back Kirby India inaugurates structural steel facility

18 Jan 2018, India

On 18 January 2018, Kirby India inaugurated its structural steel facility in Hyderabad, India. D. Raju, Vice President – Kirby International, extended a warm welcome to Samir Kasem, Chief Operating Officer, who attended the ceremony.

Samir addressed the audience by congratulating the Kirby India team for achieving a record order intake in 2017. He described Kirby’s business to be a source of pride for Alghanim Industries and complemented Kirby India’s teamwork and cumulative years of experience and perseverance.

D. Raju gave a brief presentation on India’s economy and structural steel market segment.

The new structural steel facility features cutting edge technology aimed at enabling Kirby India to better serve customers, build high-rise buildings, and enter other structural steel segments.

Kirby India, which is a premium market leader in steel building manufacturing, is well connected with key consultants and its wide spread sales network is accepted as a premium structural steel building manufacturer in India, having already secured orders worth 12K MT.

A short demo on the functionality of each machine was demonstrated, followed by the inauguration, where a tour was later given to Samir Kasem.

Below are the brief details of Structural Steel Equipment:

  • CNC sawing & drilling line: Dedicated for high rise building line applications mainly for sections like H, Box, and channels of size up to 1000mm on 100mm thickness plate with automatic 6 tool changing facilities.
  • CNC plate drilling machine: Carbide tipped single access high speed drilling up to 40mm diameter on 80mm thickness plates.
  • Structural steel bevel cutting machine: for 100% full penetrated radiography welds.
  • Balancing equipment: Grid and shot blasting facility and beam straightening lines.

Samir later had a very enthusiastic interaction with plant workers, supervisors and staff of all departments. He later visited the CoE (Engineering) office of the Kirby Group located in Hyderabad and visited senior management of Rockwool India.

Samir signed off by wishing good health and prosperity to the families of the workers, staff and management, and good luck to Kirby India and Rockwool India.