Construction in Sri Lanka is a lucrative and booming industry. With the latest innovations in construction technology, the need is also growing to create more sustainable, durable and affordable building material. Meridien Steels, a company established in 1986 has for more than three decades been doing just that.
The company which recently completed 32 years in the steel market is introducing a range of customised roll formed profiles for the growing construction needs. Meridien Steels manufactures profiles using raw materials ranging from stainless steel, mild steel, galvanised steel, galvalume, zinc coated steel, aluminium, copper and brass.The company produces four different shapes of roll formed products with over 30 size combinations to suit a buildings’ structural requirement as well as decorative requirement.
Explaining their products further, S. Mahadeva, partner of the company, said: “The requirements of the construction industry are constantly evolving. With architecture and interior design becoming more ambitious and intricate, the needs for new innovative solutions are in high demand. At Meridien we are committed to innovate solutions that support evolution of Sri Lanka’s construction industry.
“Roll formed products in essence are used to increase the efficiency of a job while keeping the costs at low levels. Choosing the correct profile for an application can reduce total costs up to 50% in a specific job. This has been well proved and many of the global industries such as automotive manufacturers, solar power industry, electrical panels and casing fabricators and steel fabricators abundantly userolled formed profiles. Metal profiles are also used inbuildingsinterior works such as partitioning, frame work and storage racks.”
He also detailed on their work on stainless steel profiles stating: “Stainless steel is highly desired for housing construction in their finishing stagesbut often overseen due to its high costs. Our new products of purlins, channels and L sections – used in combination – haveproved pivotal in making pantry, gates and window frames much reasonable when compared with traditional methods of tube and sheet fabrication. We have successfully completed several projects with great customer satisfaction.”
Meridien Steels produces C purlins, U channels, L sections and hat sections (furring channels) using high quality raw materials that our produced at their own state-of-the-art production facility. Stringent quality control methods ensure that each customer gets their desired product in the shortest possible time.
A market leader in the steel industry Meridien Steels has lifelong customers and is highly recommended by building contractors and construction companies.