4 steps we take to make sure your factory performs as it should

Have you ever pondered how high quality of machines can be ensured at the factory? Where do the risks lie and what measures are taken to avoid those? How do quality inspections, at our end, affect your production? Everyone wants the production to be as cost-efficient as possible without compromising the quality. We at Elematic…

5 tips for an efficient precast plant project

Are you planning to establish a precast concrete plant – but are perhaps still a bit unsure how you should proceed, what steps you should take next, what are the points to definitely pay attention to? If you are, in my experience many professionals in your situation have the same exact thoughts. So, as I…

Building affordable housing with 30% less material consumption

The reality facing most developing cities is rapid population growth  that makes it a big challenge to keep up with the huge demand for good quality housing, services and infrastructure. Typical demands set for builders in rapidly expanding cities are manifold: • Cost pressure, need for affordable housing • Pressure to use local raw materials…

Amazing project, amazing people

In January 2014, when I arrived to Bismayah first time, the site was really busy: equipment installation was going on with full speed. You could hear a dozen languages spoken at the same time as subcontractors from all over the world were keenly working on their machinery. Before my arrival I had obviously seen photos of the site but…

Winner Application Renewed

New Acotec lines for high performance After faithfully serving the operators for 28 years, the line for producing Acotec light partition wall panels has been renewed for even higher performance level and versatility. I have to say that I sincerely appreciate the skills of the designers of the original Acotec line for their fine work,…

Smart precast production needs up-to-date automation

  Every factory, technology and machine has its optimal lifetime. Same applies on factory automation. The lifetime can be extended with regular maintenance, but eventually newer choices just perform better. Up-to-date production technologies shorten precaster’s reaction times and ensure premium end-product quality, as I wrote in my post earlier. What is often overlooked is the…

Perfect match of precast and affordable housing in India

There is huge housing demand all over India. Already over 30% of India’s population, that is over 377 million people, lives in urban areas. The urban housing shortage has been estimated to be 25 Million residential units at the start of the 12th five year plan in the year 2012. Residential buildings have the highest…

Precast in building foundations

  We want to understand and find the most suitable solution for customers’ need every time. This sentence in our values describes well the starting point we had in our offering development in the end of last year. Precast has established itself as a modern way to produce floors and walls for any type of…

Beautiful and safe precast in Russia – with Love!

Russia has been a central part of my life for the 21 years. My first experiences with this great country date back to 1990´s when I moved to St. Petersburg to work there. Since then many things have changed, but also many things have remained the same. Building construction in Russia  In the early 90´s…

Early birds of 3D – never stop chasing your dream!

I joined precast business in the early 80’s. Since then basics of the business have not changed too much but the usage of precast is widening every year. People are after fast, practical and private housing solutions. These have been the precast advantages from the day one. Precast business is not stagnated though. I would describe…

Can precast be inspirational and beautiful?

This question we are often asked. Our answer is definitely yes! I’m glad to notice that this thought is more and more widely accepted and also applied around the world. Since the late 1990s Graphic Concrete  has been working with projects ranging from industrial buildings to schools, hospitals and commercial and residential buildings. Our core…