Today, PEB market is witnessing a significant upsurge due to the rapid industrialization, increasing demand for non-residential infrastructure, government’s significant spending on infrastructure and awareness & investment in green and sustainable buildings. India is all set to become a major PEB player in the global scene due to the speed at which the pre-engineered building technology is making inroads in commercial and residential segments across rural and urban regions. Also, pre-engineered buildings are more economical and efficient as compared to the conventional structure.
The speed with which the pre-engineered building technology is making in-roads in commercial and residential segments across rural and urban areas of the country, India is all set to become a major PEB player in the global scene. India is also the fastest growing market in the PEB segment at 9.5 percent piping China hovering at around eight percent. However, PEB service providers must gear-up themselves to meet the growing customer’s expectations that revolve around cost economics, design reliability, performance, quality assurance, addressal for future provision, minimal interface, delivery commitment, construction ease and effective & timely communication.
This is where Smith Structures India Pvt. Ltd. (SSIPL) has robustly positioned itself to meet the ever growing clients’ expectations by exactly mapping the needs of the buyers and customizing the technologically advanced feasible solution. This is done by allocating the needed resources namely engineering, project management, rightful buying of input material adhering to quality standards, adopting the modern manufacturing process, construction methodology with appropriate tools, and HSE, among others. With its dedicated team of 400+ professionals entrusted with the task of serving their buyers to its optimum, SSIPL has been constantly upgrading its capabilities to be a leading service provider.
Furthermore, this is backed by the SSIPL team spread across India with well networked sales & marketing to keep abreast of clients' taste and preferences. Also, a team of 60+ engineering professionals equipped with the latest engineering software namely STA AD PRO, TEKLA, and BOCAD are well versed with most of the practiced codes namely IS, AISC-MBMA, and Euro. SSIPL lays stress upon the needed checks and balances in the system to ensure client needs are addressed to the fullest. It has engraved in its philosophy the customer feedback, thus enabling it to take rightful measure and orient its operations. Persistent innovation and usage of latest technology to ensure quality and timely deliverables are the foremost important measures that SSIPL believes in.
“Customer Delight is SSIPL’s core around which all activities revolve. Our more than 70 percent repeat clients is a testament to our core values of serving our client by partnering with them to fulfil their given requirement. This is carried-out by engaging with them throughout the journey dawning from outlining their needs, proposing them sets of techno commercial optimal solution (enabling them to cherry pick the one they like), addressing their functional requirement, engineering it accordingly, taking it through proper project planning for sequential & priority deliverables, and
tracking it thoroughly by calibrating the pace of project in line with site dynamics,” highlights Monik Panchal, Director, at SSIPL.
Technically Adept Team Of Professionals
SSIPL takes pride in having a pool of young talent in all its departments to ensure that it services its clients efficiently, and this has enabled its footprints to be extended in every nook and corner of the nation. Furthermore, SSIPL has an efficient Project Management Department comprising 60 skilled professionals to spearhead and efficiently oversee the project management timely deliverables, adopt the project appropriate construction methodology, HSE, attend reviews (internal and external) and keep client posted with regular developments and flag the needful requisites by client. The company keeps its commitment to Quality Assurances both at manufacturing and at project site by dedicating a team of well qualified and trained QA personnel.
The company understands its responsibility as a growing company to service its expanding clientele with quality and sustainable deliverables by using modern technology, assuring quality commitment, widening its portfolio from warehouse to steel mill and refinery facility. SSIPL stresses upon investments in human resource management and upgrading their skills in line with today's changing market dynamics. Moreover, project site quality fulfilment is ensured by the project quality team which believes in prevention rather than cure by overseeing and auditing each stage of project progression; it shares its findings and actionable plan with the buyer as well.
“SSIPL forayed into PEB in 2013 with a modest plant with a capacity of 25,000 MTPA at Anjar, Gandhidham. Its underlying commitment towards customer delight was the biggest drive to focus on its buyer needs, their taste and preferences and centering on its operation. And currently, SSIPL takes pride in being a force to reckon with. We are witnessing 20 percent YoY consistent growth with 70 percent repeat clientele. We have also established a second manufacturing facility at Kheda near Ahmedabad with an added capacity of 50,000 MTPA,” explains Anil.
Persistent innovation and usage of latest technology to ensure quality and timely deliverables are the foremost important measures that SSIPL believes in
Well Versed At Ensuring Deliverability Of Best-Fit Solutions
As ensuring functionality, quality and time specifics are the basic requirements of any client, SSIPL ensures these very basic comforting features inbuilt in its offerings by adopting rightful resources. Building solutions encompassing requirement of any type, industrial or commercial entailing crane, utility support systems, mezzanines, internal partition, temperature control, span over 80m, cantilever mezzanine,10m wide canopy, provision for higher air changes for heat emitting industry, low carbon footprints, hanging utility support from rafter, wide bay truss, and columns free (40m long) interior line with crane of high capacity 40MT are some of features and benefits users obtain other than varied range of project presupposing light, medium and heavy application.
“SSIPL is all ears to the ever growing clients expectations, its ethos lies in its commitment towards client delight by mapping the need of its buyer, then customizing the most techno commercial feasible solution by allocating the needed resources namely engineering, project management, rightful buying of input material adhering to quality standards, adopting the modern manufacturing process, construction methodology with appropriate tools, tackles, HSE and efficient connect with its buyer,” adds Anil.
Understanding Client’s Expectations To The Core
As a techno commercial economic viable solution that ensures functionality, quality and time, specifics are the basic requirement of any client. SSIPL ensures these very basic comforting features inbuilt in its offerings by adopting rightful resources. They have been building solutions encompassing requirement of any type, be it industrial or commercial entailing crane, utility support systems, mezzanines, internal partition, temperature control, span over 80m, cantilever mezzanine,10m wide canopy, provision for higher air changes for heat emitting industry, and low carbon footprints, to name a few. Hence, SSIPL in its intent to ensure that clients do not overshoot their budget, proposes the most optimized techno commercial solution post mapping their need & outlines and commits the realistic timeline. Moreover, it also sends regular alerts, enabling clients to respond favourably to timelines requirement wherever there is an iota of likely delay.
Going forward, SSIPL will continue to align its operations according to the client’s changing taste and preferences. The steel industry is growing at a CAGR 9.5 percent with enormous client expectations. Looking at this, SSIPL is striding forward to address clients minimum interface and maximum output aspirations. “We fully understand that enhancing capacity is only a small part of its endeavour, but furthering checks and balances to ensure quality and timely deliverables with deft project management will be the key. Hence, SSIPL shall orient its functioning to cater to requirements not only in PEB, but extended to high rise projects, structural steel as well with its current facility provisioned for future expansion to 100,000 MTPA,” concludes Anil.