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Awards another $13 million in contracts to Wisconsin-based companies
MILWAUKEE, WI – Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) and its construction manager, Gilbane | Exyte, today announced three Wisconsin-based sub-contractors who have been awarded contracts to commence construction of the foundations of the Gen6 advanced manufacturing facility at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Racine County, Wisconsin. The contracts, which carry a combined total contract value of nearly $13 million, represent the first awards for vertical construction of the Gen6 building.
“Foxconn is very excited to announce the first awards for the vertical construction of the Gen6 advanced manufacturing facility – the heart of the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park,” said Peter Buck, Executive Director of the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park. “We’re proud to be delivering on our ‘Wisconsin First’ commitment by awarding these contracts to outstanding Wisconsin-based companies. These are the first of many forthcoming bid awards for the vertical construction of our advanced manufacturing facility, and we’re excited to drive further the construction progress at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in the coming weeks and months.”
Prime Subcontractors who have been awarded contracts and will commence work on Bid Package #4a, Foundations & Related Work, are listed below:
· PSI Intertek, Waukesha, WI – Materials Testing for Foundations and Related Construction
· CD Smith Construction, Fond du Lac, WI – Excavation and Concrete Foundation Work
· Otis Elevator Company, Milwaukee, WI – Elevator Work
Last month, Foxconn announced $34 million in contracts for work now underway on vital utilities and roadways at the Wisconn Valley campus. Information regarding the project, process and bid packages as well as information about how contractors can participate was shared at a series of public information sessions held throughout the month of April in communities around Wisconsin. Information presented during those sessions can be found at: https://wisconnvalley.wi.gov/Pages/General-Info-Sessions.aspx.
Companies interested in receiving information regarding ongoing opportunities to bid are encouraged to sign up at https://foxconn-construction.gilbaneco.com/.