General Motors Assembly Expansions FORT WAYNE, IN
General Motors (GM) contracted Shambaugh for multiple expansion projects at their truck and bus assembly plant in Fort Wayne, IN. Throughout the expansions, Shambaugh provided high-end, value-engineering solutions aimed at reducing plant emissions and improving energy efficiency. Over 300,000 electrical labor hours of work--across an area of over 4.6 million square feet--was performed during these projects.
GM determined it needed to perform multiple expansion projects at Fort Wayne Assembly, including significant electrical upgrades. GM’s goal was to increase productivity and incorporate cutting-edge technologies.
Project Solutions Delivered
- Medium- and low-voltage power distribution
- Highly efficient light-emitting diode (LED) building lighting
- Lighting control systems
- Fire and communication wiring
- Automation and tooling power
- Control integration
The finished projects include a new paint pre-treatment area and a renovated body shop, as well as an expansion of the plant's general assembly and logistic capabilities.
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