Opus Meets Aggressive Timeline and Budget for Design-Build Facility
Business is strong at MC Machinery Systems Inc., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation and seller of electrical discharge machines and lasers for cutting metal. As a result, the company’s workforce is expanding and on the brink of outgrowing their current facility in Wood Dale, Ill. With a progressive eye to the future, MC Machinery decided to invest in a facility designed and built to meet the specific needs of their business operations – so they turned to Opus.
Located in nearby Elk Grove Village, Ill., MC Machinery’s new home encompasses 175,000-square-feet of space. In addition to 50,000-square-feet of office space and 75,000-square-feet of warehouse and storage areas, there is a large showroom and space for conducting product demonstrations for customers. There is also a room dedicated to creating parts from metal powders via specialized 3D machines, as well as spaces specifically tailored to accommodate customer product demonstrations, research and development, machine refurbishment and a call center for customer support. The larger space and customized design of the new facility allows the company to further expand its capabilities and service a diverse range of industries including automotive, aerospace, energy, medical, military/defense, agriculture and more.
Opus’ efficient design-build process and multiple skillsets made it possible to meet MC Machinery’s aggressive budget and condensed timeline. Construction started in the spring of 2016 and was completed in February 2017.