Mount Pleasant, WI – Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) and its construction manager, Gilbane| Exyte today announced four additional subcontracts under Bid Release 5d for construction work at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park (WVSTP). The new awards carry a total contract value of more than $31 million, bringing the total value of Gilbane|Exyte construction contracts awarded for work at the park to approx. $350 million.
“Foxconn is pleased to be taking another step forward at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park with this most recent round of bid awards,” said Foxconn Technology Group. “With roof installation well underway heading into the winter season, we’re thrilled to be continuing our progress and maintaining our aggressive construction schedule.”
The awards come as Foxconn nears completion of roof installation at the nearly 1,000,000 square-foot advanced manufacturing facility at the WVSTP. Announced in early October, roof installation encompasses the installation of approximately 16,000 cubic yards of concrete onto a metal deck. Installation has been overseen by three roofing crews in order to meet an aggressive construction schedule.
New contracts announced as part of Bid Package 5d include:
· Fire Protection: United States Alliance Fire Protection, Inc. – New Berlin WI
· Mechanical and Plumbing Work for Office & Assembly: J.F. Ahern Co. – Fond du Lac, WI
· Electrical, Lighting and Low Voltage for Office & Assembly: Morse Electric, Inc. – Beloit, WI
· Security and IT for Office & Assembly: Staff Electric Co, Inc. – Butler, WI
All award recipients have met the criteria for the Wisconsin First program established for the construction of the WVSTP. Coordination activity for this work is currently underway.
Information regarding these bid packages and all current bid opportunities for the project, as well as previous bid awards for work at the WVSTP to date can be found at: https://wisconnvalley.wi.gov/
Businesses interested in applying for competitive bids packages with Mortenson for Foxconn’s other facilities such as the Smart Manufacturing Center (SMC) and High-Performance Computing Data Center (HPCDC) are asked to visit wisconnvalley.wi.gov for upcoming opportunities and to register at https://bit.ly/2k9Qn5V.
Students, recent college graduates, job-seekers and veterans interested in pursuing careers in fields such as high-performance computing, smart manufacturing, industrial big data, cloud computing, smart display and industrial artificial intelligence are invited to visit foxconnjobs.us to learn more.
Foxconn Technology Group
Established in 1974, Foxconn Technology Group (“Foxconn”) is a leading technological solution provider, that has leveraged its expertise in software and hardware to integrate its unique manufacturing systems with emerging technologies.
By capitalizing on its expertise in Cloud Computing, Mobile Devices, IoT, Big Data, AI, Smart Networks and Robotics/Automation, the Group has expanded capabilities in four key technologies – Data Tech, Analytics Tech, Platform Tech, and Operations Tech. The company has research centers and testing laboratories internationally and has received more than 83,500 patents worldwide. In addition to maximizing value-creation for customers, Foxconn is also dedicated to enhancing the concept of environmental sustainability in the manufacturing process and serving as a best-practices model for global enterprises.
In 2018, Foxconn achieved US$175 billion in revenue, and has received an array of international accolades and recognition. The company was ranked 23rd in the Fortune Global 500 rankings in 2018 and 215th in the Forbes ranking of the World’s Best Employers that year. In 2019, the company was ranked 21st for Sales and was ranked 123rd overall in the Forbes Global 2000.