Turner Construction Company Selected to Lead Design-Build Project for Specialty Alloys Manufacturing Facility in Limestone County, Alabama

February 29, 2012

Turner Construction Company was selected as part of a design-build team to build Carpenter Technology Corporation’s new specialty alloys manufacturing facility in Limestone County, Alabama. The facility will integrate remelting, forging, and associated finishing and testing capabilities.

Carpenter Technology Corporation, with headquarters in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, selected Turner and its design-build partner, Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon  to build the plant.

“Turner is proud to be a part of this exciting project and welcomes Carpenter Technology to North Alabama,” said Brian Knowles, Turner’s Southeast Industrial Leader.

The high-tech alloys production facility will be designed and constructed in approximately 30 months beginning in April 2012. The first phase of the facility include construction of several buildings totaling 400,000 square feet on a 230-acre site. 

“Turner’s experience providing for the facility needs of our nation’s manufacturers is extensive. Carpenter Technology, as well as, our other manufacturing clients depend on Turner for cost effective, on-time delivery so they can meet the demands of their customers,” stated John Gromos, Vice President and General Manager of Turner’s Nashville and Huntsville offices.  

About Carpenter Technology
Carpenter Technology produces and distributes conventional and powder metal specialty alloys, including stainless steels, titanium alloys, tool steels and superalloys used in many different industries including aviation and aerospace. The company was founded in 1889 and in 1928 produced the world’s first Type 416 Stainless Steel.  Carpenter alloys are currently used in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. For more information, visit www.cartech.com.

About Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon
Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon, Inc. is an employee-owned engineering, architecture, planning, landscape architecture, and surveying firm.  Barge Waggoner’s team of engineers provides civil, structural environmental, transportation, aviation, mechanical and electrical engineering services to private businesses and government agencies nationwide.  Celebrating more than 55 years of service, Barge Waggoner is among the top 200 engineering and design firms in the United States. For more information: www.bargewaggoner.com, 

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