LG Electronics declared that it has commissioned a new production facility in Europe.
Rubb Poland has assisted LG in formulating, designing and erecting three FX Thermohall constructions at Biskupice Podgórne, located close to Wroclaw, Poland. The buildings were commissioned by NARA E&C for LG.
LG Electronics as part of its future plans to grow to become the largest home appliances company globally has now extended its manufacturing facilities to Biskupice Podgórne. The facility in Poland will function as its key production facility in Europe manufacturing its leading home segment products refrigerators and washing machines.
Out of the three constructions, one building measures 30 x 90 m long and other two measures 30 x 125 m long and all the three buildings will feature 5 m side walls. An underground passageway will connect the halls. The Hall FX with 30 x 90 dimensions was constructed with trans-shipping load conveying platforms to accommodate three trucks. A total of 14 gates has been installed in the buildings, out of which one gate measuring 4 x 4 m and 10 gates measuring 3 x 3 m will operate utilizing manual drive while three gates measuring 3 x 3 m incorporates electrical drives. Each of the six gable ends has a fire personal door of 1 x 2 m dimension.
The Thermo canvass cladding utilized in the structure measures 50 mm in thickness and all the steel frames utilized in the construction are hot dip galvanized. The underground tunnels connecting the halls are built utilizing trapezoidal sheet metal plates to endure heavy snow loads sliding from the construction.
The Wroclaw manufacturing facility of the company will manufacture over 700,000 units of washing machines a year and the facility when becomes fully functional in 2012 will enable LG to improve its refrigerators production capability from the present 300,000 units a year to 1.4 million units.