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The story of East Coast Industrial Factories

Supplier: East Coast Industrial Factories
19 July, 2010

East Coast Industrial Factories is an entirely Australian-owned and operated construction company.

Established in 2000, ECIF initially manufactured steel buildings in Sydney however during the past five years, ECIF's reputation has become so renowned that our services are now in demand throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region.

East Coast Industrial Factories specialises in the manufacture and erection of clear-span industrial factories constructed to the highest specification and using the very best material. Put simply, they are built to last.

We have grown to become an industry leader in the steel-frame market. Our past projects in New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, New Caledonia have allowed us to gain extensive international experience, which will be utilized in your project.

We prepare quotations with a complete breakdown of costing for the entire project; start to finish. All our products are on time and most importantly on budget.   

Our factories
Our buildings are manufactured from universal beam for long life and low maintenance and engineered to comply with relevant Australian Standard codes.

Wind and cyclone loads are in accordance with SAA (Standards Australia Association). We provide factories for many industries - Agriculture, Commerce, Government, Commercial and Domestic applications.

We supply a range of building designs that are fully available to be customised to suit your requirements. The range is available in all wind categories, including cyclonic rated buildings for cyclone affected areas.

Technical Specifications

  • Sheeting produced from BlueScope Steel coil in both ZINCALUMER and COLORBONDR options;
  • We use extra strengthening feature as standard on all buildings. Purlins and girts are designed with added overlap for significant strengthening; plus a rafter-over-column haunch system that is unique, delivers ultimate integrity to the most fundamental connections in the building;
  • Factories can be created in any size ranging up to 50 meter clear span;
  • Designed for full or partly enclosed, walls. There are also models which may also be enclosed with concrete panels or other fine rated systems i.e. Bressa blocks;
  • Our factories are Portal frame modular with span and eave heights to suit your requirements;
  • Designed for footing or piers;
  • Skilled engineers are available to develop new designs for new locations, building codes or specific requirements;
  • Our range of buildings includes designs in the following sizes:
    •  Spans (clear): 9m to 50m
    •  Heights (wall): 4.5m to 15m
  • We specialise in clear span building (meaning no internal columns for a clear work area with no obstructions).