Jowher Rizvi, Managing Director of PEB Steel Alliance Ltd has been elected as the President of Steel Building Manufacturers’ Association of Bangladesh (SBMA) in its 3rd bi-annual General Election, while Chairman of Modern Structures Ltd Md Rashed Khan as the General Secretary for the year 2019-2020. Jowher Rizvi is also the Managing Director of publicly listed company Summit Alliance Port Limited (SAPL).
Being elected as president, Jowher Rizvi encouraged the SBMA members to pursue development of higher value addition products like integrated and composite steel structures to replace the present imports to Bangladesh.The nine member elected Executive Committee are MD of Jalalabad Steel Building Ltd Md Delwar Hossain, MD of NDE Steel Structures Ltd Mr Imran Mustafiz, MD of Quantum Builders & Engineering Ltd Md Rafiqul Islam, MD of Composite Steel Structure Ltd Engr Muhammod Arman, MD of Newaz Steel Ltd Mr Md Shahnewaz, MD of GEO Steel (BD) Ltd Engr Md Ziaur Rahman, MD of Confidence Steel Building Technologies Ltd Engr Kazi Abid Hassan, MD of SteelCraft PEB Ltd Engr Md Golam Hossain and MD of Masud Steel Design BD Ltd K M Masudur Rahman.
About Steel Building Manufacturers’ Association of Bangladesh (SBMA):
Steel Building Manufacturers’ Association of Bangladesh (SBMA) was founded in 2012 and currently representing 27 steel building manufacturing companies with valuation of over BDT ten thousand crore. SBMA works with the vision to develop the steel structure industry of Bangladesh. The present demand for steel building is about 10 lakh metric tons per year (source: Bangladesh Tariff Commission). Among SBMA members they employs more than three thousand engineers and over 3 lakh non-engineer work force. Only 15 years earlier Bangladesh had to import pre-fabricated steel buildings but SBMA now produces 90% of the national demand. In the past seven years, SBMA members are also exporting pre-fabricated steel buildings worth about USD 150 million to international market.