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Peikko's Composite Frame Solution chosen to a shopping mall extention in Espoo, Finland

Peikko Group’s Finnish subsidiary Peikko Finland Oy has received a large order for the composite frame for the D wing extension of Iso Omena shopping center in Espoo, close to the Finnish capital Helsinki. The order comprises 2.4 kilometers of DELTABEAM® Composite Beams and about 400 tons of Composite Columns and other steel structures used in the building frame. Peikko is also responsible for the installation of the frame including precast element installations and casting. The frame installation is scheduled for January – April 2016. 

The 4-storey D wing extension comprising 7 000 m2 of rentable retail space will be finished in spring 2017. Skanska is responsible for the construction, Parviainen Architects for the architectural design, and Sweco Structures for the structural design. Once all extensions of the Iso Omena shopping center have been finished, will it have 100 000 m2 of rentable space, 200 stores, and over 3 000 parking spaces. 

”Peikko’s Composite Frame Solution was again chosen to a shopping center project. This is proof of our solution being a fast and flexible way of constructing the frame. Open adaptable space, a slender structure allowing space for technical installations, and Peikko’s ability to deliver the complete frame including installation, were decisive factors in the Iso Omena project”, summarizes Esa Rusila, Managing Director of Peikko Finland Oy. 

 

Further information:
Esa Rusila, Managing Director, Peikko Finland Oy,
Tel. +358 500 844063, 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 also 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 customers’ building processes 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 turnover in 2014 was EUR 147 million. Peikko is a family-owned and run company that employs over 1 200 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.