28 November 2013 – Pruksa Real Estate invested more than Bt2 billion to construct 2 new Pruksa Precast factories in Navanakorn. Being the most modern in the world, the precast factories will produce steel-reinforced concrete for the company’s expanded business, which emphasizes on quality and eco-friendly dwellings. The new factories will start running in the third quarter of 2014.
Mr. Lersak Chuladesa, Vice Chairman and Executive Director, Pruksa Real Estate PCL, said that to prepare for an expansion of the company in the future, Pruksa PCL invested around Bt2.1 billion to build 2 Pruksa Precast factories on an area of 130 rais at Klong Luang District, Pathum Thani Province, in addition to the 5 existing precast factories in Lam Luk Ka District. The new plants will make it more convenient to transport parts to the company’s project sites. They will have the capacity of 480 units per month. Adding to the capacity of the current factories of 640 units per month, Pruksa will have a combined capacity of 1,120 units per month in the future, marking the most modern factory with the highest capacity in the world.
Currently, the plants are being constructed. It is expected to start rolling out in the third quarter of 2014. “The new Pruksa Precast factories are equipped with the world’s most modern technology and machinery from Germany. With automated system, every step of production is controlled by computer. Therefore, the quality of every item is higher than the general standard. Robot is used to reduce the human labor, increasing the productivity. Moreover, concrete recycling system is introduced to reuse waste water and concrete debris. Gravels and sand are segregated for recycle. The eco-friendly process leaves no production waste to the environment. It is the first “Green Factory” in Thailand that has applied this system in Precast Concrete production”.
Pruksa Real Estate is the leader in Thailand real estate business, being the first real estate developer which has introduced the world-class construction technology to build homes in Thailand. The first precast factory was set up in Lam Luk Ka District, Pathum Thani Province since 2004 to produce steel-reinforced concrete, wall, floor, fences,townhouse façade and parts for condominium. Pruksa Precast embodies higher quality than the products produced by conventional system in terms of durability, earthquake resistance, crack prevention at door and window frames, echo reduction and flexibility for furniture layout because there is no column or pole, etc. In the past 2 decades, the company has incessantly developed and invented construction technique to create quality dwelling for the customers,” said Mr. Lersak.