We are pleased to announce that Albawardi Steel Industries (BSI) one of the most prominent providers of fabricated steel in the Middle East region, located in the port city of Dammam is now using STRUMIS as they expand their business to new heights.
The fabrication division of BSI was set up in 2000 with modest beginnings, executing various miscellaneous fabrication works; whereas today it now has an unrivaled reputation as a major supplier to the oil & gas, construction, electricity, transport and industrial sectors. BSI is well positioned to handle the challenging and ever evolving demands of its varied client base.
Annual production exceeded 5,000 tonnes last year and, with the help of STRUMIS, BSI plan on increasing their total output to exceed that of 30,000 tonnes in the very near future.
Technical solutions for a practical output
STRUMIS enables companies to connect the departments of their business enabling them to work more efficiently and achieve a higher output. One of the main areas in which the STRUMIS system contributed to BSI values is through streamlining their current workflow to create more productive inter-department collaboration. Engr. Hesham Sudan, Operations Manager of the BSI facility commented on the use of STRUMIS by saying; ‘All you have to do is look at the values of our company to see that using STRUMIS was the next logical step in our growth plan.’
According to Engr. Hesham Sudan ‘STRUMIS has delivered productivity gains across the business, not just in production where we have realized organizational and speed advantages in association with our CNC machinery’. He continues; ‘our vision is to be the market leader in each and every sector we are in and with STRUMIS we remain focused on teamwork, staff development and investing in the latest technologies’.
Albawardi Steel Industries (BSI) commenced business in 1993 as a coil service centre. It has since grown to become the largest centre for flat products and slitted steel coils in Saudi Arabia. With over 40,000m2 BSI’s service centre is equipped with high capacity levelling, cut-to-length, slitting & corrugation lines, EOT cranes. Its Fabrication facility boasts of CNC beam-drill lines, CNC turret punching, CNC plate processors, brake presses, shearing centres, MIG/MAG welding equipment (including robotic welding), robotic welding & plasma cutting centres, shot blasting equipment, painting facilities and a large skilled workforce.
Years of experience have led the company to expand into downstream industries and it now has 16 fully integrated production units producing a wide range of products and services. BSI delivers high professionalism, innovation and precision which are recognized by their customers who benefit from consistent excellence in quality and service.
The company has attained ISO 9001-2008 and ISO 14001-2004 accreditation to ensure the consistency of quality products and services are maintained. It is also a qualified vendor to the oil giant Saudi Aramco, the petrochemical conglomerate SABIC & Saudi Electricity Company to name a few.
STRUMIS is an all encompassing steel fabrication management information system that harnesses the information flow and work processes through the steelwork contract between departments, suppliers and clients; from estimate tendering, through procurement and production and into construction. STRUMIS steel fabrication management software is for engineering and fabrication companies who are looking to implement a dedicated fabrication management information system to manage across a workshop, all departments including multiple sites or even across supply chains.