pre-engineered building (PEB)

The pre-engineered building system is, one of the fastest growing building systems in the world. The advantages that it offers appeal to all parties involved in the project. After all, who can resist a building system that offers speed, quality and value.
Applications of pre-engineered buildings are numerous. Described in few words, pre-engineered buildings are ideal for any non-residential low-rise building.
Pre-engineered buildings, compared to conventional steel buildings, offer numerous advantages especially when it comes to low rise buildings. In addition to the lower initial cost and faster delivery.
PEB’s are ideal for non-residential and wide-span low-rise buildings. Some of the key advantages of PEB include economical in cost, factory controlled quality, durability, longevity, flexibility in expansion, environmentally friendly, faster installation, etc. Pre-engineered steel buildings are used for diverse applications such as factories, warehouses, showrooms, supermarkets, aircraft hangars, metro stations, offices, shopping malls, schools, hospitals, community buildings and many more.

The most common applications of pre-engineered buildings are:


  • Factories
  • Workshops
  • Warehouses
  • Cold stores
  • Car parking sheds
  • Bulk product storage


  • Schools
  • Exhibition halls
  • Theaters
  • Auditoriums
  • Sports halls


  • Showrooms
  • Distribution centers
  • Supermarkets
  • Restaurants
  • Offices
  • Service stations
  • Shopping centers

Heavy Industrial

  • Cement Plants
  • Steel rolling mills
  • Sugar mills
  • Ceramic factories


  • Gymnasiums
  • Swimming pool enclosures
  • Indoor tennis courts

Aviation & Military

  • Aircraft hangers
  • Administration Buildings
  • Residential barracks
  • Support facilities


  • Poultry-Dairy Farms
  • Greenhouses
  • Grain storage
  • Animal confinement
  • Pump stations

Pre engineered buildings are factory-built buildings of steel that are shipped to site and bolted together. What distinguishes them from other buildings is that the contractor also designs the building – a practice called design & build. This style of construction is ideally suited to industrial buildings and warehouses; it is cheap, very fast to erect, and can also be dismantled and moved to another site – more on that later. These structures are sometimes called ‘metal boxes’ or ‘tin sheds’ by laymen – they are essentially rectangular boxes enclosed in a skin of corrugated metal sheeting.

Great speed is achieved because while the foundations and floor slab are being constructed, the beams and columns – the structural system – are being fabricated in the factory. Once the foundations and floor are done, the columns are shipped to the site, lifted into place by cranes, and bolted together.

Steel Joists

Open web steel joist (OWSJ) is a lightweight steel truss consisting, in the standard form, of parallel chords and a triangulated web system, proportioned to span between bearing points. The main use of an OWSJ is to provide support for roof or floor deck and to transfer the load imposed on the deck to the structural frames (beam and column). Using a steel joist and steel deck system for floor and roof construction has proven to be an effective solution resulting in substantial savings. Over the years, we have established strict quality standards. All our welders, inspectors, and quality assurance technicians are certified