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Peikko’s solutions chosen to a medical center development project in Saudi Arabia

Peikko Group’s Saudi Arabian subsidiary Al Rashed Peikko LLC is supplying a remarkable order for a hospital and residential area at the Security Forces Medical Center in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The order comprises more than 500,000 pieces of ARMATA Punching Reinforcement, 6,000 pieces of HPKM® Column Shoes and HPM® Anchor Bolts, 17 kilometers of DELTABEAM® Composite Beams, and significant amount of other fastening items. Peikko’s deliveries for the project started in December 2017, and will continue throughout 2018. The project is estimated to be completed in 2019.

The Security Forces Medical Center is currently the largest medical investment in the Gulf Cooperation Council region (known as GCC; an alliance between Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman). The project consists of upgrading the healthcare structure in Saudi Arabia, and building two medical cities in Riyadh and Jeddah. Each medical city will cover a total area of 2.5 million square meters. The area will include medical facilities, a health school, a mosque, vast parking areas, and residential areas with villas and apartment buildings connected to recreational sporting and commercial buildings. Developed by the Ministry of Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the architectural and structural design of the project belongs to P&T Architects and Engineers Ltd. ABV Rock Group Co. Ltd. is the main contractor of the project, while Manens-Tifs is the main consultant. Due to project dimensions, the precast elements are manufactured by three companies; Al Rashid Abetong Co. Ltd., Rabiah-Nassar & Zamil Concrete Industries Co. Ltd., and RDB El Seif Limited.  

“Security Forces Medical Center is one of the biggest projects in the Middle East for Peikko. The fact that Peikko is able to offer complete solutions that benefit many stakeholders of the project has secured us the opportunity to be part of this remarkable project. Peikko provides cost-efficient and reliable solutions that enable speeding up the construction process thanks to fast installation and standardized connections. Our solutions also enable slim floor structures with open flexible spaces”, says 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 

Antti Rousku, General Manager, Al Rashed Peikko LLC,
Mobile: +966 56 683 8633, email: antti.rousku@peikko.com

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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 7 countries. Peikko’s turnover in 2016 was EUR 173 million. Peikko is a family-owned and run company that employs over 1,600 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com.