- LocationDalton, GA
- Square Footage1,183,598 s.f.
- Operational9 months; 15 months
Gray engineered, designed and constructed the 371,598 s.f. facility in nine months.
“Having worked with Qcells, Gray is honored to continue our relationship on such a monumental project,” said Stephen Gray, president and CEO of Gray. “We wish Qcells the greatest success as it advances the solar industry.”
The new facility will assemble high performance and high quality photovoltaic modules to serve customers in the U.S. Qcells President/COO, Mr. Byeong Yong (James) Choi remarked, “We are pleased to have partnered with Gray for providing timely delivery of our manufacturing facility. We look forward to leaving a positive impact on the economy of Dalton, while supplying our customers with high quality products assembled in America.”
The new facility has an annual module production capacity of 1.7 gigawatts, making the Dalton operation the largest in the Western Hemisphere.
Gray is a nationally ranked engineering, architecture and construction firm with nearly 60 years of experience in manufacturing, food and beverage, automotive, distribution and retail facility construction. Currently, Gray has several large projects that are under way or recently completed including: a new global logistics parts consolidation center (PCC) for Mercedes-Benz in Woodstock, Ala.; custom-fitted NorthStar® Kitchens for Champion Petfoods in Alberta, Canada; a new paint shop for Volvo Car US Operations Inc. in Ridgeville, S.C.; a fresh pork processing facility in Coldwater, Mich., for Clemens Food Group, recognized as a Manufacturing Innovation award winner by ProFood World Magazine; and a state-of-the-art facility for Kraft Heinz in Davenport, Iowa, named Food Engineering Magazine’s 2018 Plant of the Year.