January 2011 | Sujata Agrawal

Kalzip Asia: Surround solutions

Kalzip Asia provides total and sustainable solutions for the external envelope of buildings, encompassing roofs, facades and all necessary accessories. A division of Tata Steel in Europe (earlier Corus), the company is strategically placed in Singapore to manage growth in the Asia Pacific region

Business operations
Singapore is the regional headquarters for Kalzip’s Asia Pacific operations, encompassing Australia, China, India and South East Asia. The region contributes about 40 per cent of the global business for Kalzip. A key challenge for the company is the diversity of markets in the region and spearheading strategic and sustainable growth in western China.
 
Key achievements in 2010
Major projects completed successfully across the region include the Guangzhou Asian Games stadium, the Adelaide Oval Cricket stadium and the Delhi International airport. Kalzip Asia has also launched new facade profiles in the region.
 
Vision
To be the preferred international supplier of tailored metal solutions for building envelopes.
 
Corporate sustainability initiatives
At Kalzip Asia, corporate sustainability initiatives are about taking responsibility for the impact of business activities on employees, customers, business partners, other stakeholders, the environment and wider society. Commitment to social and environmental responsibilities is the basis for its corporate culture and thus crucial to the economic success of Kalzip Asia. The company is committed to the Tata Steel environmental policy, which seeks to minimise the environmental impact of its operations and products through the adoption of sustainable practices and continuous improvement in environmental performance.
 
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