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In the dynamic landscape of industrial design, Gresham Smith stands proudly as a Top 5-ranked industrial sector architecture firm, representing our commitment to delivering efficient design solutions for projects of any scale nationwide. Specializing in customized solutions for Industrial clients, our expertise is focused on food & beverage/FDA-regulated, advanced manufacturing, mobility and the energy sectors—collectively known as FAME. Our expertise extends to the nuances of clean and dry room design, encompassing diverse industries such as data centers, semiconductors, lithium-ion batteries, and other FDA-regulated projects. With a thorough understanding of regulatory requirements and industry intricacies, we bring specialized experience in delivering cutting-edge facilities that not only meet FDA standards, but also adhere to current good manufacturing principles (cGMP).

As the leader in the design and commissioning of lithium-ion battery plants and other projects within the lithium-based supply chain, our extensive experience encompasses multimillion- square-foot plants, each carrying multibillion-dollar economic impacts. Our unique expertise also provides us with the knowledge and ability to understand the distinct challenges within the evolving energy storage ecosystem—from gigafactories and recycling centers to cathode and electrolyte manufacturing.

With every project we deliver, we integrate best practices to offer greenfield facility and process design, expansions, and the necessary system modifications to support adaptive use. Our comprehensive suite of services includes traditional architectural and engineering services, commissioning and program management, as well as master planning and site selection. Additionally, we bring the communication skills and technical expertise needed to manage a global team and effectively assist companies with Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Top 10
Industrial sector architecture firms (Building Design + Construction)
repeat customer rate
Advanced Manufacturing and Process
Food and Beverage/FDA-Regulated


All Types
All Types
Advanced Manufacturing and Process
Food and Beverage/FDA-Regulated
LG Chem Battery Cathode Manufacturing Plant
Confidential High-Voltage Lab and Technical Office Building
Ultium Spring Hill Battery Plant
Duksan Electera America, Inc. Manufacturing Facility
Envision AESC Electric Vehicle Battery Plant
Ultium Lordstown Battery Plant
Dhollandia North American Headquarters
NextStar Energy Battery Manufacturing Plant


  • Architecture
  • Commissioning/Retro-Commissioning
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Interior Design
  • Master Planning
  • Plant Layout and Optimization
  • Process Engineering
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Site Evaluation, Selection and Planning
  • Structural Engineering
  • Utility/Infrastructure Design
  • Program Management

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