EPCM for TOA Group’s New Distribution Centre

Project Overview:

Client: TOA Group
Project: EPCM for TOA Group’s New Distribution Centre
Where: Tan Dong Hiep B Industrial Zone, Di An, Binh Duong, Vietnam
IntES Services: Full EPCM services

About our Client:

TOA Group is the leading manufacturer and distributer of decorative paints and specialist paint products, protective coating products and chemicals in South East Asia. With a varied market base from household to heavy industry and construction, their premium product, high standards and specialist experience of over many decades has seen them grow from strength to strength. Seeing increasing success in international markets as well as domestically, TOA has expanded its business to now operate in Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Middle East, and Vietnam – where this project is located.

About the Project:

IntES is delighted to be providing full EPCM for TOA on this project, along with permitting services and QHSE management. Situated directly next to their existing facility on the same plot, the new distribution centre is a completely new, separate building. The structure will include a large warehouse area with an 8-stage racking system for storing TOA’s paint products and raw materials for paint production. The project will also consist of a new office space for up to 100 members of staff.

With environmental sustainability a key factor on this Greenfield development, this project will be LEED Gold certified, ensuring exceptional green credentials in its construction. Another vitally important consideration of the project is meeting the highest safety standards for the new facility. Dealing with paint, chemicals and other highly flammable substances, fire avoidance and safeguards are top priority. All authority, government codes & regulations, and laws of Vietnam are also to be applied in this project – something which can be challenging as these policies are frequently changing and thus it is IntES’ responsibility to ensure the project is continually up to date and fully compliant.The project is progressing well and has achieved over 285,000 safe hours on site so far.

Why TOA Chose IntES:

IntES was selected as the EPCM consultant for TOA’s Distribution Centre in Binh Duong, Vietnam. TOA’s General Manager mentioned that one of the reasons they chose IntES as the EPCM consultant on this important project, was that we work in BIM360. As this work model is cloud-based, it allows TOA’s stakeholders to follow the design and process online in real-time with full transparency – a clear benefit for an international company such as TOA.

TOA also chose IntES for our capacity and capabilities in designing and managing factory projects like this – it’s something we have a great deal of experience in. In addition, our office being located near to the TOA site was an obvious benefit, but perhaps most importantly, we take the time to make sure that we understand TOA’s way of working, and are able to become an extension of their own team. Combine with all of this our understanding of the Vietnamese codes, standards and requirements, and we had a winning client-consultancy project partnership on our hands.

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