MERCEDES-BENZ U.S. INTERNATIONAL, INC.Vance, Ala.
Mercedes-Benz selected an Alabama joint venture, BL Harbert International and Gray Construction, to design and build a new body shop, add to its assembly shop, and relocate its energy center on its automotive manufacturing campus in Vance, Ala. The expansion spans a total area of 1,588,454 s.f. and will support the plant's production of its next generation luxury SUVs, including hybrid versions.
- Total area: 1,588,454 s.f.
- Schedule: 30 months
- Building features:
- Floor construction consists of 8” concrete slab on grade
- Wall construction consists of insulated metal panels
(110) doors and dock levelers, body shop conveyors
Construction is taking place adjacent to existing plant production
The expansion will create 300 new jobs
Services Provided by Gray:
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Structural Engineering
- Construction Management
- Equipment Installation
- Building Commissioning