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Peikko supplies its Composite Frame Solution to Ratina Shopping Center in Tampere, Finland

Peikko Group’s Finnish subsidiary Peikko Finland Oy supplies its composite frame solution to Ratina shopping center in central Tampere. The order comprises 10 kilometers of DELTABEAM® Composite Beams and about 1.300 tons of other steel structures needed in the building frame. The deliveries have started in March and continue until October 2016. The shopping center will be opened for public in spring 2018.

The Ratina shopping center is developed by Sponda Oyj. It is formed by three buildings – a 3-storey new construction and two old functionalistic buildings which will be fully renovated. When ready, this largest shopping center in Tampere will comprise 53.000 m2 of retail space, over 150 stores and parking spaces in two stories. The architect design has been made by B&M Oy and the structural design by A-insinöörit Suunnittelu Oy.

”We are proud that our composite frame solution was chosen to this large retail project. The speed of frame construction, in-built fire protection, and space for technical installations were decisive factors for using Peikko’s solution. Ratina shopping center is so far the largest frame construction delivered by Peikko”, states Esa Rusila, Managing Director of Peikko Finland Oy.

Further information:
Esa Rusila, Managing Director, Peikko Finland Oy,
Mobile +358 500 844063, Email: esa.rusila@peikko.com

Distribution:
Main media, Peikko websites

 

Peikko’s 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 1200 professionals. Peikko was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Lahti, Finland. Further information: www.peikko.com