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Jan 2017 : BITEC tension bars installation now complete!

Dextra supplied contractor Italian-Thai with Tension Bars to support the roof structure of the expansion of BITEC, a leading exhibition and convention center in central Bangkok. Installation has successfully be completed in 2016!

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In total, Dextra delivered 298 assemblies in various diameters, each composed of multiple bars connected with couplers and turnbuckles and anchored to the structure with fork ends, with total assembly lengths in several cases exceeding 50 meters long (average 33 meters).

 

 

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For such large structures, Tension Bars offer a number of advantages compared to other “tensioning” solutions: lower elongation under loads, lower post tensioning forces required, better resistance to corrosion, reduced long terms relaxation and reduced maintenance and surveillance costs.

 

About Dextra

Operating since 1983, Dextra Group is a manufacturing, freight forwarding and trading company specialized in supplying the construction and industrial sectors. We have activities in more than 55 countries through our network of affliates and partners.

The world leading manufacturer of rebar mechanical splices, we also engineer and produce innovative architectural and geotechnical solutions in high performance steel and FRP composite materials.

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Vision & Mission

To be a global leader in engineering, manufacturing and delivery of high value added quality products and services for the construction industry.

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Managing Team

From day one, Dextra has self-managed its growth as a private equity Group, still fully owned by its founders and managers.

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History

Dextra Group has developed through a long history, during which it encouraged those with an entrepreneurial spirit and constantly strived towards innovation and growth, leading to diversification. Our three main activities are manufacturing, trading and project forwarding, all within the construction and industrial sectors.

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Working at Dextra

Dextra Group, funded in 1983, is a 900-people strong organization operating within the construction, building material, industrial & forwarding sectors.

With multiple teams on all continents collaborating on a daily basis, Dextra makes a point to build a strong inclusive multicultural work environment mixing people of various nationality and promoting gender equality in the workplace.

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