GM - Truck and Bus Assembly Plant


Shambaugh & Son, L.P.


General Motors Corporation

Services Provided

  • Electrical
  • Fire Protection
  • Mechanical
GM team members working on an assembly line production facility

Value Delivered

Shambaugh replaced the original mechanical contractor, providing on-site value engineering and constructability reviews to get the project back on schedule and within budget.

Utilizing experienced local labor and aggressive schedule coordination, Shambaugh doubled crew productivity and finished the project 30 days ahead of schedule.

Client Objectives

General Motors Corporation sought to build a new Truck and Bus Assembly Plant in Fort Wayne, IN.

Scope of Services

Shambaugh performed mechanical services for the facility, made up of the 2-million-square-foot paint and body shop and main assembly areas. To complete the work, we provided 140 on-site pipefitters and plumbers for 18 months. Due to our exceptional mechanical work, the client also selected us to provide electrical and fire protection services.

Our scope of work included:

  • Underground utilities for the power house
  • 29,000 lineal feet of complex process and utility piping
  • Miscellaneous HVAC work

Client Background

GM is a multinational automaker founded in 1908.