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Peikko's Composite Frame chosen for YIT's office project in Lahti, Finland

YIT develops a 7-story 7500 m2 office building named BW Tower in Lahti. The BW Tower will be situated next to the new railway and bus terminal center currently under construction. The frame of the building is made with Peikko’s Composite Frame solution. The structural design of the project is made by Finnmap Consulting.  

The Composite Frame solution delivered by Peikko Group’s Finnish subsidiary Peikko Finland comprises 1.3 kilometers of DELTABEAMs and 100 tons of other frame components, such as Composite Columns and other steel structures. Peikko Finland is also responsible of the erection of the frame. Deliveries start in October and the frame erection will be completed by March 2015. The building will be finished by November 2015. BW Tower’s tenants will be the technical office of the City of Lahti, and YIT’s Lahti office. 

”Peikko’s Composite Frame has proven to be a flexible and fast way to construct the frame of an office building. BW Tower is a significant project in Lahti close to the new railway and bus terminal center. The Peikko Composite Frame consisting of DELTABEAMs and composite columns enables a slim-floor structure, which again enables higher room height without increasing the total height of the building”, states Esa Rusila, Managing Director of Peikko Finland Oy.  

 

Further information:
Esa Rusila, Managing Director, Peikko Finland Oy, Mobile +358 500 844 063
Email: esa.rusila@peikko.com 

Distribution:
Main media, Peikko websites 

Peikko Composite Frame is a flexible and tailor-made solution best suited for multi-story buildings such as offices, hospitals, schools, hotels, car parks, shopping centers, and residential buildings. The Composite Frame consists of DELTABEAM Composite Beams, Composite Columns, and other steel structures required in the building’s frame. It enables slender and light structural solutions that provide savings in volume and costs. The Composite Frame components are CE marked according to EN 1090-1 and they have built in fire resistance up to R180. Peikko’s Composite Frame solution is always tailor-made for each customer’s needs. It comprises design, manufacture, and installation if needed. 

Peikko Group in brief:
Peikko Group Corporation is a leading global supplier of concrete connections and composite structures. Peikko’s innovative solutions make the customers’ building process faster, easier and more reliable. Peikko has subsidiaries in 30 countries in Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, with manufacturing operations in 9 countries. Peikko’s net sales in 2013 were EUR 126 million. Peikko is a family-owned and run company with over 1000 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com