Specialists in warehouse flooring
In any well built warehouse, flooring plays a significant role in increasing operational efficiency. Pradeep Lamba, Director, Lamba Techno Flooring Solutions discusses the latest trend and importance of flooring in the warehousing industry.
is done through general contractors. This is a problem. Products are there but implementation is wrong, there is the need to use these products in a right manner.
In India, half of the market is captured by GSS and SIKA. The local providers have a share of 10 or 20 per cent only. There are ample products in the market such as Ultra, ACC, JK Cement. Thus, products are always right, the problem is in execution and implementation. Generally, people use the contractors–cost is right, raw material is right but what is required is specialisation in implementing the idea. customer is not coming inside the warehouses.
In cold stores, the main thing is racking structure to save the space. They have to put more material in less space, their operating cost is based on space only. So they are using hi-tech racking, like mobile racking is always a requirement for a cold store. Secondly, in cold stores nobody can do any flooring
It all depends on the mindset. It is never related to cost alone, for a good floor you have to think about long term investment. A good floor does not need any repair for long term. Thus, the additional cost you are putting from day one will come slowly in terms of returns. Hence, good joints and good surface are the only requirement for good