Gresham Smith designed a new 300,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art engine assembly plant for a leading producer of trucks, service vehicles, engines and parts. The plant, located near the company’s current manufacturing facility on a 30-acre site, delivers a consolidated manufacturing process and reduce costs in a modern facility. Gresham Smith provided architectural, landscape architecture, interior design and engineering (civil, structural, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection and electrical) services for the engine assembly plant.


Confidential Client


, Alabama

Our architectural and engineering services included the design of a conventional frame/steel structure with tilt-up concrete exterior wall panels. The new facility includes: office space; toilet/locker rooms that are designed to also serve as tornado shelters; security access control systems for the entire site and building; an HVAC system for the entire assembly plant; compressed air system and piping; and electrical power and lighting for the office and assembly plant.

The new plant produces a higher-quality product at a lower cost, which has increased customer satisfaction significantly. Due to the demand, the company has utilized Gresham Smith to expand this plant several times.


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Bill Wood, AIA
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