East Corp: Building Efficient Strategies & Plans for Fire & Life Safety

Hemant Khadse,CEOAccording to National Crime Records Bureau, 18,450 cases of fire accidents were reported in 2015 which injured 1193 and killed 17,700 people. The fire at the Delhi factory and Mumbai’s Kamala Mills that damaged human lives, properties and goods were due to storing inflammable materials, blocking exit passages, and overhanging electrical wirings. Technically, these are not accidents, but man-made disasters, manufactured by a mix of half-baked regulations & poor planning-made problems.

Incepted in 2012, a professional consulting company called East Corp is carving-out a niche in the fire safety & solution segment by providing effective solutions for every kind of occupancy to bridge the gap between the field, system and available & unutilized resources. The company designs & delivers solutions that aids in preventing fire accidents, while building mitigation strategies and planning along with preparations. The core of East Corp’s business encompasses engineering & technical support, audits,safety management and training for the
same. “I have more than two decades of experience in fire & safety industry and those insights have helped to understand the gap in the market. We are constantly trying to bridge this gap with our solutions,”asserts Hemant Khadse, CEO, East Corp.

"East Corp designs and delivers solutions that aids in preventing fire accidents while building mitigation strategies and planning along with preparations"

Building Long-term Relationship with Customers
Built over the years on the basis of strong customer relationship and offerings in the market, East Corp is known for its timely & professional service in protecting life, property and environment. This has made the company the most ‘trusted-go-to-contact’ for fire and safety consulting needs once they associate with them. For instance, Pune-based manufacturing company, Eternis Fine Chemicals Ltd., asked East Corp for fire risk assessment at the first stage, but looking at the commitment and delivery, the company has retained East Corp since then for design and engineering for fire protection and detection systems, training, and safety consulting services for their two plants.

East Corp develops strategies to improve fire & life safety(FLS)level to a safe level. Refraining from any product or AMC offerings,the company is a complete independent and unbiased organization that provides straight & clear insights on fact & findings
to clients. “Our systematic and detailed approach of doing audits and providing handholding for successful implementation of our recommendations is the value addition to customers,” says Hemant. The company provides license-based software calculations and design analysis for fire sprinkler system designs along with performance-based seismic design that follows global codes like FM global and NFPA. At East Corp, lot of onsite and in-house training are conducted by the trained & certified faculties that have core knowledge and experience in the field.

Towards Being the 'Think Tank' for FLS
The company has been rated for high operating performance and has also won an award from ISHRAE as a valued contributor for Acrex. Having presence across Mumbai, Pune & Ahmadabad, the company is handling few projects in SAARC countries. Currently, East Corp is planning on additional virtual offices at four locations across India and expand its customer-reach beyond SAARC to APAC and U.S. The company is soon launching new software with secured access by the end of this year to enable customers to download all deliverable and update their status of the project at ease.“With the services we offer, the sense of fulfillment in protecting someone’s life, property or environment, is all we enjoy. We have ‘Vision 2022’document ready and are determined for 10x growth in the next five years,” concludes Hemant.