Pursuing the Passion of Good Quality Concrete
(Sobha’s Concrete Product Division)October 24, 2016
As India’s first and only backward integrated real estate company, Sobha has all the competencies and in-house resources to deliver a project from conceptualization to completion. The backward integration model of Sobha Limited includes an interiors division with one of India’s largest woodworking factory, a metal works and glazing factory and a Concrete Products Factory.
The Concrete Product Division (CPD) was set up in Jigani Industrial Area, Bangalore. The commencement of this division enabled Sobha Limited to complete and handover its first project in a short span of 4 years. 2005 was a historical year for the division when its manufacturing process was fully automated. For a decade since then, CPD is a part of SOBHA’s backward integrated model catering to internal and external consumption.
Spread over 8 acre, CPD manufactures a wide array of products such as Concrete Blocks, Pavers, Kerbs, Water Drainage Channels, Paving Slabs and related landscape products of international quality in large scale volumes. Manufactured in a fully automated plant supported by MASA, AG Germany, these products are of high dimensional accuracy and are designed to add aesthetic value to the buildings. They have wide utility and application along spectrum of construction. The highlight of this division is that it provides sustainability aspect to the construction that not only results in low and long term maintenance cost but also a natural balance in the surrounding area. Backed by an in-house state of the art quality assurance and quality control laboratory and R&D, with installed remote controlling systems and automatic German/ British machines, the division has total production capacity in combination of 9 million concrete blocks or 3 million sq.ft. pavers or 1 million kerbs per annum.
In the last few years, the Concrete Product Division has transformed itself from being a cost centre to the one generating revenue for the company. It not only manufactures its own ready mixed concrete for SOBHA but offers various build to suit products based on customer requirements. It is the backbone of the business delivering high quality products consistently. It has a new facility for Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete Production as well.
Some of the prominent clients of the division include Infosys, Shapoorji, Jain Structures, BL Kashyap, Adarsh Group, Galaxy, JMC projects, Realty homes, Brigade, Purvankara, Bangalore International Airport, Mysore Palace, Kalpataru, Panchsheel, DLF, L&T, Windsor, Ashok Infrastructures etc.
Renowned for its high quality standards, transparency, customer orientation and unshakeable integrity, the division continues to contribute in building projects that makes SOBHA a well-accepted industry benchmark.