EPACK PREFAB to invest 198cr for a new facility in Andhra Pradesh
23rd March 2023. EPACK PREFAB, the fastest growing Pre-Engineered Building (PEB) solution provider, is set to expand its presence in the southern states with a new greenfield manufacturing unit in Mambattu Industrial Area in Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh. The company organised its groundbreaking ceremony at the site on Wednesday. Sri Kiliveti Sanjeevaiah Garu, MLA, Sullurupeta and T.T.D Board Member, and Sri R.Karikal Velaven Garu, IAS, Special Chief Secretary to Government, Industries & Commerce, graced the occasion as chief guests along the presence of Group Chairman BL Bothra, Director Sanjay Singhania and Director Nikhil Bothra. The firm is expanding its manufacturing footprint with an investment of ₹198 crore to set up a new facility spread over 20 acres. The expansion will cater to the region's growing demand for such structures. The new unit will add 100,000 Metric Tonnes per year (MTPA).
‘With two existing plants located in Ghiloth, Rajasthan and Greater Noida, the company is now looking to capture a greater market share in the South as it has tremendous market potential. Currently, transportation to the southern market involves high transportation costs and impacting the overall building cost said Nikhil Bothra, Director of EPACK PREFAB.
The role of PEB has widened and is being used in various industries now. The shift from conventional construction to factory-controlled pre-engineered high-quality construction has changed the requirement of engineering, materials, and skills for the construction industry. PEBs emit up to 40% less carbon and can be completed 50% faster than conventional building practices such as cement and brickwork.
At present, EPACK has two manufacturing plants in Rajasthan and Greater Noida, with a total capacity to produce 1,00,000 metric tonnes of prefabricated material annually, which will increase to 200,000 metric tonnes with the third plant. The new facility is projected to employ approximately 1000 employees. The new facility will also help meet the export demand as it will be closer to ports. The company exports are primarily focussed on Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and the Middle East.