D.F. Chase, Inc. was selected to construct (with design assist) a new production facility for Daltile. The project consists of 1,250,000 square feet complete with raw material storage, mills, process areas, kiln lines, and a distribution warehouse.
D.F. Chase, Inc. was selected to master plan, design and construct a new production facility for Crossville Ceramics. The initial phase consisted of 265,000 square feet complete with raw material storage, rolling mills, process areas, kiln lines and a distribution warehouse. We returned again to add 60,000 square feet to the warehouse and 9,000 square feet to the process areas. Thirdly, we were again summoned to add another 85,000 square feet to the distribution warehouse. All work was contracted to Chase with single source responsibility for design and construction.
D.F. Chase, Inc. was hired as the construction manager for a 20,000 square foot addition to the Hunt Brothers Pizza Corporate Headquarters and Distribution Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The addition consists of a retrofit of the corporate office area, additional dry warehouse space and loading docks, new cool dock, a new 3,400 square foot freezer, and relocation of an existing 3,400 square foot freezer. The project also included the construction of a new 1,700 square foot R&D kitchen which serves as a category F5 tornado shelter. Hunt Brothers supplies ready- to-heat pizza to over 7,000 stores in 28 states.
Teksid Aluminum Foundry, Inc. selected D.F. Chase to manage the 200,000 square foot expansion of its Dickson, Tennessee plant. We were also chosen to handle an additional 20,000 square feet of construction for new offices and employee service areas for Teksid, manufacturers of aluminum automobile engines for the American market.
This 150,000 square foot building consists of a concrete slab-on-grade, precast concrete columns, and a structural steel roof frame with insulated metal wall panels. Close coordination with Volkswagen equipment suppliers, and also with mechanical, plumbing, electrical, fire protection and all other building contractors happened on a continual basis due to the congestion of this area on the project site. The schedule for this type of project was very aggressive for a building of this size, and was completed in five months.
SSOE designed this building as the utility distribution center for all of the production facilities. This 35,000 square foot building consists of a concrete slab-on-grade, precast concrete columns, and a structural steel roof frame with insulated metal wall panels. This facility also includes a cooling tower area with concrete basins and a complete galvanized structural frame. Close coordination with Volkswagen equipment suppliers, and also with mechanical, plumbing, electrical, fire protection and all other building contractors happened on a continual basis due to the congestion of this area on the project site. This project was completed in five months.
Teksid Aluminum negotiated with D.F. Chase, Inc. to construct this 330,000 square foot foundry facility. The facility produces aluminum engine blocks for major automobile manufacturers. D.F. Chase, Inc. has been building for Teksid Aluminum since 1989.
This project Includes demolition of an existing tobacco processing facility and erection of a new 47,494 square foot structural steel facility to house current operation and allow for expansion and technology advancements for R.C. Owen Redry Facility. Work includes complete weather protection of all existing systems and machinery to allow owner to save the expense of removing all systems during construction. Includes a new two-story office area, and installation of a new Mack tract system for redrying tobacco process. Work took place after processing activities were completed in April 2011 and will be back up and running for processing of current tobacco crop without any downtime in the owner's current operation.