Our founder and Managing Director is originally from Ba. A very quiet, thoughtful and friendly natured man who started his working career in his hometown as a young man with well – known engineering firm – Nagan Engineering then IME Ltd and gradually started his own business in Lautoka.
He started Arrow Concrete Limited in 2006, with a team of five together with his eldest son – Late Anil Raju, at Navutu, Lautoka where they mainly produced V-Drains and Roadside Kerbs which were supplied to original customers Fairdeal Earthmoving Contractors Limited & Dayals Quarries Limited.
In 2008 – After being awarded a major Government Tender (supply of Culverts) the growth beginning for Arrow Concrete Limited started as they were awarded more work throughout the whole of the Western Division for a lot of Government projects.
This culvert manufacturing business started a new dimension to the business thus the introduction of Man holes, Pavements, Concrete Poles, Concrete Walls, and garden products.
Appal continues to play a significant role in the business and is regarded very highly with his years of experience which is passed on to the younger workforce. The new plant and corporate office set up along the Queens Highway, in Natabua, Lautoka sees him involved daily in fine tuning a lot of the production and engineering areas. He has also taken up the role of New Projects Manager.
Appal and his Wife travels overseas frequently as a deserving break which they enjoy a lot as they get to visit their 2 daughters, family & friends who live abroad.