GM-OPEL Car Plant

Technical Advice, Detailed Design and Construction Supervision of GM-OPEL Car Plant and Paint Shop , Adam Opel AG Project.

This is an automobile assembly plant of GM-Opel that is located at Eastern Industrial Estate at Pluakdaeng District, Rayong Province in the area of 298 rais. The plant has a capacity of producing 75,000 vehicles per annum in Stage 1 and 150,000 vehicles in Stage 2.

Dynamic Engineering Consultants Co., Ltd. (DEC) of SEATEC Group was appointed by Ove Arup & Partners International (main consultant) to provide the technical advice, detailed design and construction supervision of this project. The paint shop building has footprint of 276.0 m x 36.0 m and height of 30.0 m. It has a concrete floor area of approximated 26,400 m2 and steel floor of approx. 4,500 m2.

The spray booth covers an area of 1,360 m2. Total steel in composite construction approximated 4,250 tons. Roofing and siding are insulated panels of 130 mm thickness. The whole building is dustproof and silicone free. The superstructure skeleton is made of structural steel while bore piles used for the foundations (Sep 1996 – Mar 2000).

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