Herkal - steel structures on a global level
The company HERKAL is situated on an area of 42 058 sq.m land out of which for production departments are used 8000 m2. In the beginning of 2009 new high technological automated production workshop was built with totall area of 4 000 sq.m.
In the third quarter of 2013 brand new painting workshop equipped with system for maintaining certain environment parameters such as temperature, humidity, and respectively due point, the total area of the new facility is 1200 sq.m.
Qualification is the foundation of quality metal structures
In the management of HERKAL are included designers, structural and machine engineers, whose efforts are directed to the permanent increase of the offered products quality and meeting our clients' requirements.
All of our employees are with the necessary qualification and experience concerning their specific work- all employees with Welder-qualification have professional certificates of legal capacity for welding which meet the European Requirements – EN 287-1-131 T/P; ЕN 287-1-131/135-M4/M2; EN 287-1-131/135/136/137-M2; EN 287-1-141 T/P; EN 287-1-311-83-P well TUV NORD Certificates: EN 287-1-135- P/T and EN 287-1-111-T/P.
The company has certified installing team using the necessary mechanization, instruments and equipment.
All steel structures that we produce pass through 100 % incoming quality control of the steel and NDT control of welded joints - ultrasonic (UT) and radiograph (RT) consistent with the requirements of BS EN ISO 5817 standarts - level B and C.
The company works with approved suppliers, offering raw materials and consumables. Every delivery is accompanied by the necessary material certificates of quality.
Our partners for many years in the steel supply have been:
- SSAB EMEA AB- Sweden
- Frankstahl Bulgaria Ltd.
- ThyssenKrupp Jupiter Stomana Ltd.
- SICAM S.p.A- Italy
- Hus Ltd.
- SIDMA Bulgaria JSC
Due to the large quantities of purchased steel, we are able to be competitive when we form our price of production.
In 2003 the company has implemented and started applying Quality management systems in conformity with the requirements of ЕN ISO 9001:2000 standards, with a scope of certification: Production and erection of steel constructions.
In August 2009 Herkal Ltd. has implemented and started applying Quality management systems in conformity with the requirements of ЕN ISO 9001:2008 standards, with a scope of certification: Production and erection of steel constructions.
In 2011 the company introduced and applied TUV NORD system for welding steel structures according to ISO 3834 and DIN 18800-7 EN 1090-2 EXC3 standards.
From August 2013 the company is in process of certification of an Integral Managment system for Environmental and Health and Safety Management, in accordance with the requirements of ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007.
In December 2009 Bulgarian Agency for Credit Ratings/BACR/ - the only one authorized by the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CERS) and the Financial Supervising Committee, awarded to the HERKAL company long-term credit rating- BBB - Perspective- Stable and Short-term credit rating: A-3