20th Cebucon opens today atSM City Cebu

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Thursday, May 31, 2012


WITH a comprehensive line up of construction and building products and technology, Construction Show Cebu (Cebucon) opens on its twentieth year today at SM City Cebu.

For two decades, Cebucon is lauded as the most popular venue for launching new building technology and product solutions for the local market. Cebu being the gateway to the rest of the islands in the Southern Philippines has significantly contributed to Cebucon’s success also in expanding product distribution channels and networks among its exhibitors.

Over the years, Cebucon remains relevant and is challenged to continuously bring to its trade visitors and industry stakeholders construction materials in demand for sustainable construction. These are products with ‘green features’. Some of these are Uniwell Technologies Corporation’s Honeywell Energy Manager which monitors, validates and optimizes energy usage; Primaflex fiber cement boards which have passed the indoor air quality test as a criterion set by the Singaporean Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS); a comprehensive range of innovative and environment friendly building materials such as low VOC waterproofing products and environment friendly tile adhesives by ParexGroup, Inc. using the Company’s patented Dust Less technology that minimizes dust in traditional tile adhesives and Builder’s Choice, Inc.’s (BCI) creative interior and environmental solutions collections of flooring materials manufactured by Hanwha L & C Corp. The company is highly recognized globally with exemplary products that completed the non-toxicity requirements of FD in USA and JHP in Japan.

Among to launch its presence in the local market is Eagle / International Plant & Equipment Pte. Ltd. (IPE), supplier of a wide range of concrete and construction equipment. EFCO Philippines, Ltd. shall introduce its high-production handset and gang shoring system - PRO 4 and highlight its Hand-E-Form, the all-steel form panels which include design features that cannot be duplicated by any other material and the E-Z Deck Gang Forming System for deck gang or handset applications. Other product attractions include Krushers Safety Shoes featuring the world’s latest soling technology and Robert Bosch’s new Cut-Off Saw GCO 2 Professional, 2 Kg Rotary Hammer Range 2012, small angle grinder with paddle switch; cordless impact drill which can conquer multi-material surfaces with optimum handling and fatique-free working and Bosch metal detector which avoids drilling through metal pipes and electric wires.

These are just the random products available at the Show. Being the biggest and the longest running construction exhibit in the region, Cebucon features almost a complete range of technology, materials and expertise for the building industry – from ground works to finishing.

Cebucon is organized by L.A. Ducut and Company, Inc. in cooperation with Hardwares Consolidated, Inc. (HCI) and Green Architecture Advocacy Philippines (Green AP). For more details, email info@laducut.com.

Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on June 01, 2012.

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