Building Products Asia and North America comprises the Company's metal coating, painting and roll-forming businesses, employing 3,000 people across 29 plants in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei, Myanmar and the US. This business also includes 1,200 people in Building Products China, comprising metal coating, painting and Lysaght operations, and China engineered building solutions.
Building Products produces a portfolio of highly competitive, locally manufactured, premium sustainable products for the residential and non residential building segments. BlueScope continues to develop high quality branded products tailored to meet specific regional needs, such as Clean COLORBOND® steel which is resistant to tropical discolouration. Other successful brands include PrimaMaju® steel and TRUZINC™ galvanised steel. In North America, the Building Products range includes Z-NAL®, TruZinc® and SPECTRASCAPE® steels.
The business targets building and construction markets, leveraging operating technologies and supply chain and business development opportunities across BlueScope's network. It is a technology leader in metal coated and painted steel building products, principally focussed on the NS BlueScope Coated Products joint venture with Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation which came into effect in March 2013. More information about the joint venture is available here.