To deliver better value to the construction industry, SteelAsia has launched a program to expand its cut and bend operations 5-fold, from 2,000 tons per year to 10,000 tons per year by the start of 2017.
Cut and bend is a downstream value-added solution for the optimization and fabrication of rebar in a factory setting. The technology and method ensures significant savings from the elimination of rebar wastages, double-handling, storage, staging areas and other on-site construction costs. In anticipation of builders looking for more cost efficient, safer and construction management ease, SteelAsia began implementing a program early this year to both expand capacity and to locate the service offerings regionally.
The initial phase of the plan has already been implemented and involved establishing cut and bend operations at SteelAsia’s facility in Carcar Cebu. The second and third phases involves expansion of capacity in its existing Meycauayan Works. The final phase involves establishing cut and bend operations in SteelAsia’s 2 upcoming plants in Plaridel Bulacan and Cebu.