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RW Middle East builds its first modular precast villa in Iraq

Iraq: Monday, March 12 - 2012 @ 13:07

“Imagine assembling a secure, sustainable, villa in just one day, allowing for thousands to be built in half the time of traditional masonry construction. That’s exactly what we have done,” says Ahmed Halet of RW Middle East.

RW shipped their formwork from the US to Southern Iraq, and specialized supervisors temporarily moved to Samawah City to manage and train local Iraqi workers in module construction. All materials and equipment used to build the villa were procured locally and the local workers gained knowledge and training which can now be transferred to their next jobs.

Developers are finding RW’s precast modular construction to be an ideal fit for building in the Middle East. By producing the modules onsite, the time and risk usually present when transporting modules from a factory to the site is removed. Once pulled from the mold, the pieces are erected into place, and finishing begins.

Schedules are drastically reduced, there is minimal waste, significant cost savings, and the result is a sustainable, durable, and secure product.

“Precast modular construction is the right fit for new large scale housing due to the fast paced construction, strength, and durability of the materials and technology used,” said Steve Weirich, President and CEO of RW. “Once a project has been slated for construction, one 4-bedroom villa can be produced per day per set of formwork.”

The model villa is complete with interior finishes, electrical, and plumbing, and it is open for demonstration and viewing purposes. RW’s vision is to produce thousands of the modular precast villas to provide high quality, affordable housing for citizens of Southern Iraq. The team intends to expand construction activities to other areas and countries in the Middle East.

Rotondo Weirich Enterprises, Inc. provides precast modular construction solutions for residential housing, military housing, and correctional facilities. Our unique onsite manufacturing model brings the quality and efficiency of a factory to the local project site, eliminating any geographical limitations.

This also allows us to invest in the surrounding communities through the hiring of a project specific labor force, utilization of local subcontractors, services, and supplies. Our mission is to provide our clients with the Best Quality product, for the Best Price, designed and manufactured in the Best Way to meet each projects specific needs.

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