GRAY CONSTRUCTION SELECTED TO CONSTRUCT NEW MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN NORTH CAROLINA FOR CATERPILLAR INC.

  • Location
    Winston-Salem, NC
  • Square Footage
    850,000 s.f.
  • Operational
    16 months

Lexington, KY – November 8, 2010 – Gray Construction, ranked 6th among U.S. Top Manufacturing Contractors, has been tapped by Caterpillar Inc. to construct a new 850,000 square foot state-of-the-art LEED Certified manufacturing facility in Winston-Salem for the machining, assembly, test and painting of axle assemblies for large mining machines.

 

“Caterpillar is a global leader with a broad portfolio of leading products, technologies and brands, and the Gray team is enormously honored and excited to be selected for this flagship project,” said Stephen Gray, president and chief operating officer for Gray Construction.

 

Gray has responsibility for the oversight of the construction for the Caterpillar facility and anticipates that many of the jobs created by the construction project will come largely from North Carolina-based companies. The first local company added to the Gray team is Cavanaugh & Associates, a Winston-Salem based site development firm.

 

About Gray Construction 

 

In addition to being ranked 6th nationally for manufacturing plant construction and 2nd among the Top 5 Green Contractors in Manufacturing, Gray Construction has designed and built close to  460 manufacturing facilities across the U.S. totaling more than 53 million square feet. Gray is a nationally ranked engineering and construction firm with offices throughout the United States. Gray provides customers with programming, planning, site selection, engineering, design and construction and equipment installation services. Gray’s experience includes projects for the automotive, distribution, food and beverage and manufacturing markets. For more information visit www.gray.com/manufacturing-plant-construction 

 

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