The company started business operations in 1974 as a General Engineering/General Building Contractor under its original name, Tri-ex Engineering. In January 1994, the firm applied for and was duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under the Corporate Name, Tri-ex Tower Company, Inc.
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Since then, Tri-Ex has grown into a full pledged Contractor, enhanced its tradition of productivity and profitability, and emerged as a leading Designer, Fabricator and Erector of Telecommunication Towers of varying types and heights.
To date, Tri-Ex has served, and is continually rendering services for the most demanding quality standards of giants in the Telecommunications and Broadcasting Industries such as, but not limited to: PLDT, SMART Communications, GLOBE Telecom, DIGITEL (Sun Cellular), ZTE � Bayantel, EXTELCOM, ISLACOM, ALCATEL, EASYCALL, NEXTEL, ZOE Channel 11, ABS-CBN and GMA Network Inc. among others.
1. Types of Work
1.1 Fabrication and erection of Communication and Broadcast Towers
1.2 Self Supporting and Guyed Lattice Towers
1.3 Pole Masts atop buildings
1.4 Construction of communication site facilities, such as;
1.4.1 Site Development
1.4.2 Equipment Building
1.4.3 Generator House
1.4.4 Installation of Antennas and Transmission lines
1.4.5 Electrical works for telecom facilities
1.4.6 Security fencing
1.4.7 Grounding and Lightning arresters
Completed over a thousand towers nationwide from far north Ilocos and Cagayan provinces, down south to Davao, Zamboanga, Jolo and Basilan, for the last 15 years.
3. Major Clients
3.1 SMART Communications, Inc.
3.2 GLOBE Telecom
3.3 ISLA Communications ISLACOM (Manila and Visayas-
3.4 Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT)
3.5 EASYCALL Communications, Philippines, Inc.
3.6 NEXTEL Communications Philippines, Inc.
3.7 Radio Communications of the Philippines, Inc. (RCPI)
3.8 Nations Broadcasting Corporation (NBC)
Over 40 management, technical, finance and administrative staffs with proven comprehensive expertise in their fields of specialization, updated to new technology advancements in the communication and construction industries help make the company’s performance on top.
Fabricate and erect 200 self-supporting and guyed towers per month
1,500 tons fabrication and erection capability per month for all types of towers such as 4-legged or 3-legged self-supporting towers, latticed guyed, of varying heights.
Given the increasing complexity and costs of the current development process, Tri-Ex employs whenever possible. The “total systems” or “multi-disciplinary” approach to project implementation is under a single organization.
Essentially, the firm adopts a matrix form of organization which delineates administrative and project management from technical activities and decisions.
Each project is undertaken by a team of competent staff engineers, each responsible for project execution of individual sub-projects. The project managers and his staff are in turn supervised by a Project Director to ensure compliance with demands for high standards and professional quality of work.
V. QUALITY CHECKS
Since 1994, the company has put into service a Quality Control System and has organized a quality control staff entirely independent of the construction or production group. The QCS staff engineers/technicians undertake inspections and tests to ensure conformance with plans and specifications. Materials and product samples are tested at site or at accredited laboratories and reviews of catalog cuts, shop drawings and submittals are likewise undertaken. These activities are geared towards the prevention rather than the discovery of defective work and quality deficiency.
The company, in compliance with client requirements normally posts performance bond, comprehensive guarantee liability insurance, construction bond and warranty bonds, to ensure faithful compliance with its contractual obligations.
Terms The company normally requires down payment with balance payable through progress billing based on percentage accomplishment.
The capital structure of the company can accommodate the demands of its operation. It maintains a strong, relatively certain cash flow to meet the business working and permanent capital needs. Likewise, it has established credit line with its suppliers. In case of additional working capital requirement, it can draw down from its existing revolving credit line with banks and other financing companies.