High humidity additional challenge for flooring in Myanmar
Since the gradual process of democratisation was initiated, Myanmar has experienced strong economic growth. As the rise in GDP and increasing minimum wages are boosting spending power, the consumption of poultry meat among the country’s 55 million, mainly Buddhist population is growing. For this reason, Dutch De Heus Group and Belgian Belgabroed decided to enter this growth market with their joint venture Bel Ga Myanmar Ltd. Bolidt was asked for advice on suitable flooring for this broiler hatchery and to supply and install the selected system.
380,000 chicks a week With 80 years of experience in the production of high-quality day-old chicks in Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Vietnam, Bel Ga Myanmar has started production in Myaung Dakar, Yangon. During construction, the hatchery was equipped with state-of-the-art hatchery technology from Belgian company Petersime. The hatchery has a 2,300 square metre production area and over 700 square metres of offices and other facilities. The 380,000 chicks a week capacity hatchery is run by 25 local staff under the supervision of European management.
Checking and adjusting to on-site conditions Building a hatchery in Myanmar presents many challenges, including obtaining a suitable piece of land and the required permits. The archaic administrative and government infrastructure has yet to adjust to foreign investors. Since the country is located in a seismic zone, the structure must also be capable of...
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