Automation in the
prefabrication of concrete

Precast concrete products help master the challenges of the 21st century, especially the growing demand for housing. Where feasible, housing should of course be provided as quickly as possible at low cost, but nevertheless employing resources sparingly. Prefabrication can make an important contribution here.

Having a decent roof over one’s head is one of the basic requirements of everyone, as is eating and drinking. In reality, however, the population on our planet is growing faster – currently by 1 % or around 70 million people annually – than the means to satisfy this basic requirement for everyone. In many countries and societies, social order depends on a solution to the conflicts involved here and on meeting mankind’s basic need for housing.

 

Planning lags behind

Today, developments have progressed to the point at which complete rethinking is required on how to create sufficient high-quality,...

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