Kwikspace celebrates 50 years in business with ever-evolving technology
On 15 June 2022, Kwikspace celebrated a major milestone: the company’s 50th anniversary. Established in 1972, Kwikspace has develop into Africa’s greatest producer and rental provider of prefabricated, cellular modular buildings, and has recognized a formidable footprint in the continent with workplaces in 30 countries. The effective accomplishment of the company’s vision for development and excellence is the consequence of a aim on product or service innovation, and a commitment to excellent and customer pleasure.
Kwikspace has attempted and tested its offerings about the yrs to formulate the most elite portfolio of products and solutions, KwikPremium and KwikFire, which is produced at its ISO-accredited amenities in Gauteng and Cape City. What sets Kwikspace’s items apart is the use of significant-quality polyurethane-filled metal cladded panels, as an alternative of solutions this sort of as polystyrene. These panels not only provide remarkable thermal attributes and resistance to the features (which includes mould, moisture, hearth and fungus), but are more powerful and lighter than other industry normal panels. KwikFire homes an additional 12 mm magnesium oxide board in the panel, supplying fireplace resistance up to 30 minutes and is licensed by Agrément South Africa (ASA), the progressive construction products evaluation company.
The flexibility and adaptability of Kwikspace units lead to the company’s good results. Kwikspace’s cell units are simply customisable to finest accommodate the customer’s requires. For occasion, the angle of the device ceilings can be customised to maximise the accessible inside area, when the angle of rubberised flooring within the models can be customized to ensure powerful drainage in shower/ablution programs. A multitude of fixtures, fittings and add-ons can be integrated as required and the models are quickly painted or branded.
“Our units are incredibly multipurpose, appropriate to home excessive creative imagination. We have helped shoppers adapt their models to the stage where by they are scarcely recognisable as units. In reality, we observe what we preach and make use of our personal models. We have drastically prolonged our headquarter facility in Klipriver (developed in 1997) with our possess panel content (due to the fact 2005). We proceed to make use of our double storey extension that blends in with our authentic business office, presenting a relaxed and organic place of work,” points out Dirk Steinberg, Kwikspace, CEO.
Kwikspace originally crafted everlasting properties on-site as their merchandise and company supplying, this necessary a concrete basis, extending challenge timelines. Right now, Kwikspace prefabricated cell models are shipped and assembled quick (if not sent assembled), presenting a cost economical and brief house answer for shoppers in any marketplace. Kwikspace delivers rental models inside times and customized purchases inside 4 to six weeks (even though the corporation has the capability to provide inside of 5 doing the job times in emergency scenarios).
In celebration of 50 productive many years of business, Kwikspace initiated a community image competitors with prizes totalling R50 000. The level of competition acquired 177 compliant entries out of the 350 overall entries. The winners ended up introduced through livestream from headquarters to the many branches around the state (just about every of which held a simultaneous birthday breakfast for personnel on 15 June).
“There is a saying that goes, ‘you can’t get to for the top rated of the mountain just by on the lookout at it – you have to choose steps’. We are pleased to have arrived at this milestone and organised this function as a token of appreciation for our workforce who have labored tricky to get us to in which we are these days. We extend our thanks to all the personnel, consumers, associates and peers who celebrated our birthday with us. We appear ahead to the following 50 yrs in company and are assured that we will adapt simply, just like our versatile units, to new worries, environments, and calls for to appear,” concludes Steinberg.
Kwikspace is one of Africa’s most significant companies of prefabricated, modular properties, with an recognized footprint in 27 African international locations across the construction, mining, oil & gas, education, healthcare and local community service sectors. Set up in 1972, the business employs nearly 300 people today, with a 500 000 m² production facility in Kliprivier, Gauteng. Kwikspace maintains the premier modular building rental fleet in South Africa.