YIT and Pon.Bike Lithuania UAB have signed a contract for the detailed design and construction of a new A++ energy class bicycle factory in Kėdainiai Free Economic Zone (FEZ) in Lithuania. The parties have agreed that the total value of the contract will not be published.
The construction work will start in the end of 2022 and is expected to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2024. The total building area is almost 40,000 square metres, including 22,000 square metres of production area and 15,000 square metres of warehouse area, with useful heights of up to 13 meters. The building also includes a three-storey office part of approx. 3,400 square metres. An international BREEAM excellent environmental certification will be sought for the building.
The new premises include assembly workshop, paint shop, warehouse and administrative facilities enabling a production capacity of 450,000 bikes per year. Parking spaces for 435 cars and charging stations for electric bicycles and electric cars are planned to be built. Furthermore, 10,000 square metres of solar panels will be installed on its roof. Installation of bird and bat nests and insect hotels on the trees and roof of the building will help preserve biodiversity of the area.
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