With its hi-tech processes and products, the concrete and cement supplier is breaking construction’s mould as a bricks and mortar industry

A noisy factory packed with cement-caked equipment and workers covered in choking dust are what one imagines a concrete and cement-mix manufacturing facility to look like. Not at Pan-United Corp, Singapore’s largest concrete and cement supplier, though. The 63-year-old company is recasting that stereotype with its swanky command and innovation centres at its Kaki Bukit headquarters.

Powered by Internet of Things (IOT) technology, Pan-United’s Innovation Centre and Command Centre were set up in 2012 and 2014 respectively. These were built well ahead of the current digitalisation wave which companies are forced to ride on because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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