The GCC division of voestalpine Metsec plc has won the ‘Product Innovation of the Year’ award at the Big Project Middle East Awards for its purlins optimisation software, MetSPEC 14. Middle East.
The category celebrates suppliers and manufacturers who have worked innovatively to bring the most efficient products and services into the construction sector.
Metsec’s award-winning software provides customers with the option of designing products to the following standards: AISI S100, the North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, and ACSE 7-05, the Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.
The gala awards dinner, hosted at Double Tree Hilton JBR in Dubai, took place on 26th November and welcomed more than 300 of the construction industry’s leading professionals.
Rob Marsh, commercial manager for Metsec GCC, said: “Gaining recognition from a ceremony as prestigious as the Big Project Middle East Awards is a great honour. We’re consistently analysing demand to ensure our products and services are up to date and enable customers to work more efficiently.
“It was humbling to be among some of the most innovative construction companies from across the MENA region and this win highlights our commitment to supporting structural engineers from the early specification stage, enabling them to optimise and streamline their design to the required standards, while providing cost-effective, efficient and lighter purlins solutions.”
MetSPEC 14. Middle East can be downloaded here http://www.metsec.com/metsec-middle-east/software/.