Renovating the factory – difficulties in the construction process

Renovating the factory – difficulties in the construction process

During the construction phase, if the investor does not have a good construction inspection and supervision process, the use of poor quality materials can shorten the life of the work. In addition, using the works for the wrong purpose, leading to overload problems, or incorrect service/maintenance can also cause the deterioration of factory.

When should we renovate/repair the factory?

The factory deteriorated after a long time of use

Every factory has a certain useful life. Under the influence of production and business activities as well as the influence of the environment, after a long time of use, factories may degrade and arise some problems related to ceilings, floors or electrical systems. water,…

Renovation of DORCO VINA factory in Pho Noi A Industrial Park, Hung Yen.
Renovation of DORCO VINA factory in Pho Noi A Industrial Park, Hung Yen.

Due to the subsidence of the industrial zone’s geology, the ground is weak, uneven, cracked, and collapsed. DELCO as the General Construction Contractor, has implemented the project to renovate the DORCO VINA factory’s floor.

Too long time without warranty and repair of factories not only causes unsightly but also extremely dangerous and unsafe for workers in the factory. When the factory is damaged, the production process as well as the work of the staff will be interrupted, affecting the output and quality of the product.

The factory deteriorated due to design/construction mistake

Sometimes a small mistake in design and construction may not immediately affect the project, but over a long period of use, those errors will increasingly significantly affect the production activities of the factory.

During the construction phase, if the investor does not have a good construction inspection and supervision process, the use of poor quality materials can shorten the life of the work. In addition, using the works for the wrong purpose, leading to overload problems, or incorrect service/maintenance can also cause the deterioration of factory.

Sua chua, cai tao nha xuong phuc vu san xuat hieu qua
To ensure the production and operation process, business owners must regularly check and consider the repair and renovation of factories, from foundation items, walls, roofs, to road systems, infrastructure, etc.

The investor’s demand to expand the factory

Over time, the original design of the factory may no longer match the actual needs. At that time, the investor needs to consider the plans to change the layout, adjust the function of the areas, expand the factory accordingly, to make production activities more efficient.

Difficulties during construction

Careful survey before renovating – repairing factories

Renovating and repairing factory is a much more complicated item than constructing a new one, including the problems of connecting with existing infrastructure and structures systems, the problems of ensuring construction schedule and construction quality without affecting the quality of factory production activities…Therefore, a careful survey of the current state of the entire factory is the first and extremely important stage of a factory renovation project.

Vấn đề kết nối các hệ thống hạ tầng với kết cấu phức tạp có sẵn của nhà máy
In the matter of connecting the existing complex infrastructure system of the factory, if the contractor is not an experienced contractor and does not carefully survey, the construction will be very risky.

Ensure factory production during construction

Construction and renovation while maintaining the factory’s production activities caused a lot of limitations in terms of space, schedule as well as construction methods. Finding a professional, experienced contractor with knowledgeable about industrial factory will help the investor reduce risks, have a standard design plan, and an effective dismantling, relocation and construction plan.

Thi công cải tạo nền tại nhà máy DORCO VINA Hưng Yên.
Construction and renovation of the foundation at DORCO VINA Hung Yen factory.

Low ceiling problem makes construction work more difficult. In order to ensure that the renovation process does not affect the factory production, DELCO must choose a suitable small machine, combining both machine and manual, sometimes having to run 2-3 machine units at the same time to ensure schedule. The organization of the construction site is also very important, with the working process minimizing noise and dust, collecting and treating waste quickly and neatly, …

Một hạng mục cải tạo tại nhà máy điện tử ANNEX Hưng Yên do DELCO thi công.
A renovation item at ANNEX Electronics factory constructed by DELCO in Hung Yen province

During the renovation process, the dam/breaking activities must be adequately covered, with measures to prevent or minimize dust by covering with canvas, watering, etc.

Renovating – repairing factories often takes time

Renovating and repairing factory includes a lot of small tasks, needing meticulousness and carefulness, so the schedule also takes time. However, if the investor chooses a reputable contractor with good construction methods, this schedule will be much shorter, helping to avoid loss of production time of the business.

The renovation project of DORCO VINA Hung Yen
The renovation project of DORCO VINA Hung Yen factory with a narrow construction area, close to the shipping container yard, DELCO proposed a plan to assemble prefabricated reinforced concrete components to meet the 6-month schedule.
The renovation project of ANNEX Electronics factory in Hung Yen
The renovation project of ANNEX Electronics factory in Hung Yen is quite complicated. It has to demolish many partitions, repair the floor, and have high requirements for finishing works. DELCO proposes a plan for segmented construction, rotating production areas, meeting the project schedule in 3 months, amid the difficult time of the Covid epidemic in September 2021.

Factory renovation/expansion costs

Although the renovation and expansion of the factory includes many small tasks, the workload of each task is not large, scattered in many locations, so the unit price will be higher than that of new construction. In addition, many projects require contractors to construct at night, execute by complicated measures, shorten the schedule, quickly return the production site to the factory… This requires a lot of effort from the construction contractor, both in terms of manpower, machinery and construction methods, and at the same time pushing the price of repair and renovation of the factory up a lot.

Factory renovation has never been a simple matter for both investors and contractors. Choosing a reputable and quality renovation contractor will help owners save a lot of time and costs. Depending on the project, the repair demands and the workload will be different, but one thing in common is always the principle of safety and convenience.

Main factors influencing the industrial factory construction cost

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