Browsing: Industrial

Inherently complex, light manufacturing project —especially in the food and beverage sector often involve highly specialized systems that demand the coordination of skilled tradespeople in power, cooling, process piping, ammonia-based refrigeration, and low-voltage controls.

Though we’re a few years past the initial shutdown from the Covid-19 pandemic, many people still remember when ‘supply chain disruption’ became a household topic of discussion. But it was more than just speculation. The evidence was plain to see: store shelves were empty and refrigeration aisles circulated cold air around the few lonely perishables grocers could keep stocked.

Middle America. The Heartland. “Flyover” states. Whatever term you prefer, it’s undeniable that the area between the two US coasts is seeing a surge of popularity. Thanks to a host of factors—from the pandemic to tax benefits and cost of living—several key cities are emerging, and bringing jobs, infrastructure, and economic growth with them.

When you think of an industrial building, you probably envision a simple, steel box with basic infrastructure. That general image may be true of the exterior—but the interiors are increasingly being repurposed for some surprising uses.

Our largest clients are pushing for carbon neutrality and innovation in sustainable construction has become a top priority. In the industrial sector, great strides are being made to reduce the embodied carbon of a project through the selection of low carbon materials.

In the fast-paced world of industrial construction, every second counts—but delivering the highest quality product on time, on schedule, and on budget, has never been more challenging. Join industrial construction experts Jeff McKinnon, Senior Director of Corporate Development at Govan Brown, Eric Nay, Executive Vice President of Layton Construction’s National Building Group, Scott Frank, Project Executive at LF Driscoll, and Jason Quinn, Senior Vice President of Estimating at Pavarini McGovern as they discuss the evolving obstacles of building in the high-speed, high-tech industrial sector.