TAMIL NADU

Build Expo 2007 begins in Tirupur

SHOWCASING TRENDS: Visitors taking a look at a designer staircase at Build Expo 2007 on Friday. Photo: M. Balaji

SHOWCASING TRENDS: Visitors taking a look at a designer staircase at Build Expo 2007 on Friday. Photo: M. Balaji  

Staff Reporter

Exhibition of construction materials

TIRUPUR: A range of products from tiles, paints and modular kitchens to solar water heaters, electrical fittings and interlocking bricks were on display at the 3rd annual exhibition of construction materials, `Build Expo 2007', which began here on Friday.

There were nearly 100 participants at the fair, organised by the Tirupur Civil Engineers Association at the Gayathri Mahal on Kangeyam Road. Coimbatore MP K. Subbarayan inaugurated the fair.

A wide collection of fancy lights fittings, designer metal staircases and pest control measures attracted visitors.

S. Ponnusamy, secretary of Tirupur Civil Engineers Association, said that the town had been witnessing a construction boom both in industrial and housing projects for the last two years.

Awareness

He said the association was organising annual fairs to create awareness among the public regarding the latest developments in the construction industry. This would help the public to know the price and quality of various products. The fair will be on till Sunday.

N. Ramarao, state president of Federation of All Civil Engineers Association of Tamil Nadu will present the awards for best stalls at the valedictory function.

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