Meinhardt announces Brand Integration Initiative
Meinhardt Group, the engineering, infrastructure and project management consulting firm, has announced the first step in its brand integration initiative as Meinhardt Facade Technology (MFT)migrates under the parent name. MFT will now begin the process of positioning itself as Meinhardt’s Facade engineering team, a highly specialised facade design and engineering consultancy with a record of more than 1,300 projects in the last 20 years on some of the world’s most iconic buildings.
With its fully integrated status MFT can optimize Meinhardt’s full suite of capabilities for seamless delivery of high quality yet cost-effective designs and solutions. The addition of the facade engineering team from MFT enables Meinhardt to become one of the few multidisciplinary consultancies in the world to offer facade engineering, a rising professional discipline that is critical in the design of high performance and low-carbon buildings.
“MFT’s integration under Meinhardt makes us on one of the few global consultancies that can offer a multidisciplinary team of such depth and breadth,” said Dr Shahzad Nasim, Meinhardt’s Global Chief Executive Officer. “In addition, the facade engineering business is now even better placed to develop and deliver the plans already in place to grow its international footprint.”
MFT has operated in Asia and Australia since 1988.For over20 years, MFT has offered consulting services on well-known development projects including The Center in Hong Kong, Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore, Eureka Tower in Melbourne, World Trade Centre 3 in Beijing, Citic Square in Shanghai, Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal 3 in New Delhi, Central Market in Abu Dhabi and Dubai Mall in Dubai.
“Facade engineering is progressively recognized as an integral part of the development process, which makes this point in Meinhardt’s evolution all the more exciting,” said Mathieu Meur, Managing Director of Meinhardt Facade Technology (MFT) International. “Meinhardt’s facade team will continue to offer unparalleled service levels, combining the experience and expertise that our clients have come to expect.”