Dubai: BESIX has officially launched its 3D concrete printing studio in Dubai, providing the region with an innovative solution for construction. BESIX 3D combines the engineering and construction capabilities of BESIX, the largest Belgian construction company operating in the Middle East, along with the expertise of the leader in construction materials, SIKA and the international 3D printing designer Witteveen+Bos.
3D printing is a breakthrough for architects and construction companies. This sustainable advanced technology allows the handling of complex geometries disrupting traditional construction.
BESIX 3D is proposing a comprehensive production chain, from concept design, structural modelling and printing, to assembly. BESIX strives to be among the frontrunners in this market and become one of the early references to upcoming projects in the region. In parallel, BESIX 3D is investing in several R&D Programs in partnership with universities to further develop the technology and materials and to apply the techniques to different environments such as marine applications.
“The market is moving out of the innovation phase and entering into the growth phase at the speed of light. BESIX 3D Studio has been setup to support the region in its vision to disrupt the traditional approach of construction by offering a one-stop-shop solution to each stakeholders” said Jonas Vandeven, Head of BESIX 3D Division.
“The biggest advantage of 3D printing is the customisation of work on a large scale, making projects more aesthetically unique. In the digital world, 3D printing is the logical transition from software to reality” says Benoit Meulewaeter, Engineering Manager BESIX 3D.
“The investment made by BESIX for our 3D Printing Division aligns with our corporate vision to excel in creating sustainable solutions for a better world,” says Pierre Sironval, COO of BESIX Group.
BESIX 3D is currently working on a variety of projects for government and private companies and is already setting its mark on construction in the region.
BESIX Group is the largest Belgian construction company operating in the Middle East. The company combines the efforts of a highly skilled workforce, along with strategic planning and innovative use of technology to overcome the most complex business challenges. BESIX is a multi-services company that operates in the construction of commercial and residential buildings, sport and leisure facilities, infrastructure and marine-related projects. The company currently employs a workforce of 10,000 in the Middle East, and 15,000 worldwide.
Having entered the Gulf market in 1965, BESIX is proud to celebrate its 54th operating anniversary within the region. Since the company’s first contract over five decades ago at the Abu Dhabi Corniche, BESIX has worked diligently, using its experience and expertise to contribute to the Gulf region's development of various award-winning construction projects.
The company has had the honour of working with a very unique portfolio of projects and clients over the years, including among others, the world’s tallest tower - The Burj Khalifa, Dubai Tram, Emirates Palace Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Dubai Water Canal, The Green Planet, Ferrari World Theme Park, LEGOLAND Dubai, as well as King Abdullah Sports City in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
For further enquiries, please contact:
Head of BESIX 3D
Tel: +971 56 414 4945
Corporate Communication Officer
Tel: +971 56 5112767
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