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Peikko participates on the editorial board defining construction standards for the Chinese market

The new standard opens precast connections market in China.

Peikko Group’s local entity in China was invited to become a member of the editorial board of the Technical Specification for Precast Multi-story Structures committee. The committee is considered to be the primary authority qualifying the bolted connection technology applied in frame structures. The committee is chaired by The Chinese Academy of Building Research. Peikko’s key representatives on the board are Bin Zhu, Senior Project Engineer and Huafei Shi, National Sales Manager. 

The Technical Specification for Precast Multi-story Structures committee has worked on an ambitious project for creating standards for the bolted connection technology in China. The project was launched in April 2017, and the new standards were issued and put into practice nation-wide in July 2019. The project has been approved by the China Association for Engineering Construction Standardization (CECS). 

“We are very happy that Peikko was invited to join this industry standardization process. The new standard includes several remarkable reforms, especially in the fields of technology standards for semi-rigid frame structures, bolted connections frames, and bolted connection shear walls. The launch of this standard is of great importance for the precast industry in China and it opens significant new market opportunities for Peikko in China”, comments Topi Paananen, CEO of Peikko Group Corporation.

  

Further information:
Topi Paananen, CEO, Peikko Group Corporation, Mobile: +358 50 384 3001, email: topi.paananen@peikko.com  

Michal Horak, Vice President APAC, Peikko China, Mobile: +86 186 0628 7923, email: michal.horak@peikko.com   

Distribution:
Main media, Peikko websites

 

About Peikko in China
Peikko entered in the Chinese market in 2011 with the establishment of its manufacturing site and head office for Asia Pacific in the Zhangjiagang Economic Development Zone in Jiangsu Province. The production site in China now provides products and solutions to many different countries and regions, including China, Southeast Asia, South Korea, the Middle East, Europe, the United States and Russia. Since entering China, Peikko has been engaged in leveraging the technologies and expertise from Europe and tailoring them to meet the requirements of the Chinese market with local research and innovation. Peikko is committed to playing an active role in the upgrading and green revolution of the building industry in China.  Further information: www.peikko.cn. 

Peikko Group in brief: Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of slim floor structures and connection technology for precast and cast-in-situ applications. Peikko’s innovative solutions offer a faster, safer, and more efficient way to design and build. Peikko has sales offices in over 30 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and North America, with in-house manufacturing operations in ten countries. Peikko generated a turnover of EUR 225 million in 2018. Peikko is a family-owned and managed company that employs over 1,800 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.