Skanska constructs Boeing paint facility in Charleston, USA, for USD 82 M, about SEK 560 M
Skanska has signed a contract with The Boeing Company to build their Commercial Airplane Decorative Paint Facility in Charleston, South Carolina. The contract is worth USD 82 M, about SEK 560 M, which will be included in order bookings for Skanska USA Building for the fourth quarter of 2014.
The project is a 35,000 square meter facility used to paint Boeing’s 787 aircraft. The facility includes two paint bays, office towers, and mechanical and electrical rooms. The facility has an extensive MEP system to handle the airflow requirements for the paint process.
Construction started in November 2014 and is expected to be completed in November 2016.
Skanska USA is one of the leading development and construction companies in the country, consisting of four business units: Skanska USA Building, which specializes in building construction; Skanska USA Civil, specialized in civil infrastructure; Skanska Infrastructure Development North America, which develops public-private partnerships; and Skanska USA Commercial Development, which develops commercial projects in select U.S. markets. Headquartered in New York, Skanska USA has more than 9,600 employees and its 2013 revenues were SEK 43.5 billion.