Frisomat satisfies customer’s needs for unique building in the food and beverage sector

A new customer chooses Frisomat’s galvanised building solutions for their distillery in Bonoua, in the Ivory Coast, where liquor will be manufactured, bottled and stored.

Hygiene and Anti-Corrosion Requirements Needed for Distillery & Storage Building

This situation was unique in such a way that hygiene regulations and inspection were strict for this building type. Buildings used for the food and beverage sectors are often exposed to more harsh chemical cleaners and water, leading to corrosion. The customer needed to find the perfect solution that provided limited maintenance along with durability and resistance to corrosion. In other words, the customer wanted to optimize the cost-to-own. A galvanised building was the answer. Cost savings were also incurred due to the fact that anti-corrosive paint isn’t necessary with Frisomat’s galvanised buildings. Furthermore, the customer knew that this type of building provides an extremely long lifespan and after doing a price-quality comparison, they selected Frisomat to deliver the high-quality pre-fabricated building they needed.

The structure of the building is quite particular in such a way that the customer needed it to be a coupled building. The building measures 48 m wide by 116m long and has different heights in order to optimize costs: the part which measures 7 meters high is used as the production process and the part  which measures 11 metres high, is used to store empty bottles. The customer was also looking for a lightweight structure as well as a light foundation which Frisomat was able to offer.

Assembly Made Simple with Frisomat’s Post Delivery Service

Frisomat provided the customer detailed assembly plans and drawings and made sure that open lines of communication were always maintained.  By doing so, the customer, working together with a local assembly team, was able to construct the complex building himself. The process turned out to be easier than expected and due to the customer’s overall satisfaction, he has ordered another building of about 3000 m².

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