Lafarge Malaysia brings innovation to reality: FASTBUILD house successfully delivered in 9 days

Building affordably with Lafarge's FASTBUILD Monolithic Building System

We are happy to announce that Lafarge Malaysia has successfully commercialised FASTBUILD in Besut. Terengganu. FASTBUILD is a monolithic building system launched by Lafarge Malaysia that combines aluminium formwork and concrete.

 

The FASTBUILD shell structure took 5 days to construct , with M&E and fittings, the three bedrooms, 600sq. ft.house was fully completed within nine days!

 

The keys were handed over to the new homeowner by the Minister of Higher Education, and Members of Parliament (MP) for Besut, Dato' Seri Idris Jusoh on November 12, 2016. Present at this event was Shirley Low, Marketing Director for Lafarge Malaysia.

 

This pilot house, the first under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education's "The Community House Programme", is part of 65 houses that been awarded to be built using FASTBUILD.

 

This project  exemplified the approach of our total integrated offering;

 

  • ProSolutions Total Building Integrated Offer, comprising of systems, services and products - FASTBUILD system, skim coat and screed products, on-site application based mason training, construction specialists from CDL Malaysia. 
  • Our internal Trading arm, CMC, provided the contractor with a one stop shop buying platform for major fittings and finishing products.

 

 

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Lafarge showcases its first flagship outlet in Malaysia

Lafarge Malaysia proudly showcased its first-ever flagship outlet. Sing Lee Siang (SLS), a retailer based in Muar Johor, is the first retail store in Malaysia to have a Lafarge ProSolutions Wall Panel, which showcases our end-to-end wall solutions. 

 

Through Lafarge Wall Solutions Display and Masons' training, contractors will have a better understanding of the different types of products available to produce the perfect wall and they will be upskilled to perform their job better. This creates value for SLS's customers and end-users. 

 

The retail display allows us to educate our customers to use the right product for every stage of wall construction. By educating customers using different products for different applications, we are educating customers to buy more premium products, and move away from price discussion on general purpose cement. In addition, the wall displays gives us the opportunity to reach out to home owner. We are working with Jotun paint to educate home owners to look beyond paint layer and pay attention to the materials inside the wall to get a perfect, long lasting wall.

 

 

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