Soilbuild to construct $38.6 million global distribution centre for Pepperl+Fuchs

SINGAPORE - Soilbuild Construction has won a $38.6 million contract from German firm Pepperl+Fuchs to construct a global distribution centre in Pioneer Turn.

The five-storey centre will be a fully automated high-tech warehouse, logistics and office building.

Construction begins this month with completion expected by the third quarter of next year.

The contract brings Soilbuild's order book to $531.5 million.

Pepperl+Fuchs is a manufacturer of makes electronic sensors and safety components for the automation market. It has an existing manufacturing facility at Ayer Rajah Crescent and warehouse at Pasir Panjang.