SGS to form joint venture partnership with Vircon Limited
SGS is pleased to announce the joint venture partnership with VIRCON Limited, a Hong Kong-based award-winning Building Information Modeling (BIM) consultancy. The new partnership marks another significant milestone for SGS to expand the service capabilities for local construction industry, following the successful acquisition of The Lab (Asia) Limited in 2016. VIRCON Limited will continue to maximize much-anticipated benefits to clients who could manage their projects from design, implementation through to management leveraging enhanced visualization thus reducing unnecessary rework.
BIM enables a virtual information-sharing model which is at the disposal of the design teams (architects, surveyors, engineers of various disciplines), main contractors, sub-contractors and the owners/operators. This cutting-edge technological advancement greatly reduces information losses that traditionally occur whenever there is a new ownership of the project, and provides them with more extensive information. The use of BIM goes beyond the planning and design phase of the project, extending throughout the building life cycle and facilitates cost management, construction management, project management and facility operation.
Mr. Helmut Chik, Chief Operating Officer for North East Asia, SGS Group congratulates on the joint venture partnership, “The booming construction industry in Hong Kong has cemented our confidence and commitment in branching out to be one of the comprehensive solution providers for construction industry, as what we have been professionally doing for Consumer and Retail Industry. Combining the unrivalled expertise and high reputation of VIRCON Limited and The Lab (Asia) Limited, we are able to create high-value synergies to our clients and further support the infrastructure development of Hong Kong.”
VIRCON, an award-winning BIM consultancy, specializes in the design, implementation, and management of Building Information Modeling (BIM) Solution since 2002. It is the first and one of largest BIM Research, Design, Modeling, and Management, technology consultancies in Hong Kong. The highly experienced professionals have successfully implemented BIM solution for more than 100 public and commercial projects. These include International Stadium, Large Scale Land Developments Projects, Hotels, Residential Complexes, Tunnel, Railway Station, Public Heritage Structure, Casino, Highway, Bridge, Educational Facilities, Shopping Mall, etc. Many of our projects had won local and international awards.