Thursday, September 25, 2008

ARCO completes $10M Visteon facilty in Eureka

ARCO Construction Co. recently completed design-build work on a $10 million manufacturing and distribution facility in Eureka, Mo., that will supply Chrysler's St. Louis North Assembly Plant with interior finish products, the company announced Friday.

Global automotive supplier Visteon Corp. (NYSE: VC) is leasing and operating the 217,000-square-foot office, manufacturing and distribution facility in Eureka Commercial Park. The new facility will help Visteon's manufacturing capabilities meet Chrysler's production schedule at Chrysler's North Assembly Plant in nearby Fenton, Mo.

The plant has 14,500 square feet of office space and 202,500 square feet of manufacturing/distribution space. The plant's employees, expected to be about 240 people, will produce cockpit modules, consoles, door trim and instrument panels.

Visteon, located in Van Buren Township, Mich., designs, engineers and manufactures products for vehicle manufacturers.

Joining ARCO on the project are Gateway Homebuilders, developer; GMA Design Group Inc., architect; Cole & Associates Inc., civil engineer; McNealy Engineers, structural engineer; Kaemmerlen Electric Co. and Kaiser Electric Inc., electrical engineers; Icon Mechanical, mechanical engineer; Kent Plumbing Inc., plumbing contractor; Fire Tech LLC, fire suppression contractor; and CB Richard Ellis, commercial real estate broker.

St. Louis-based ARCO Construction specializes in design-build office buildings, warehouse distribution centers, speculative warehouse buildings, health-care and medical development and construction, retail facilities, cold storage warehouses, commercial housing projects and light industrial projects.

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