Brasfield & Gorrie Announces Completion of New Trussville Office and Manufacturing Facility

December 18, 2013


Construction completed ahead of schedule on new $4.9 million facility

Birmingham, Ala. (Dec. 18, 2013) – Brasfield & Gorrie today announced the completion of construction for a new office and manufacturing facility in Trussville, Ala.

The $4.9 million project includes 35,000 sq ft of office and manufacturing space that will be occupied by System Controls Inc. and Electric Machine Control Inc. The new structure is expected to provide both companies with approximately 30 percent more space for manufacturing purposes.

Serving as general contractor, Brasfield & Gorrie partnered with Gardner Architects on this project, which began in January 2013 and was completed two months ahead of schedule. Brasfield & Gorrie also self-performed key tasks such as sitework, storm drainage, concrete and the tilt-wall construction. A total of 55 concrete wall panels were formed, placed and cured on-site, and the panel erection was completed in only three days.

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new facility was held today


About Brasfield & Gorrie

Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets, including healthcare, commercial, institutional, federal, municipal, industrial, infrastructure, and water/wastewater treatment. We serve clients from offices in Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Dallas, Texas; Jacksonville and Orlando, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Raleigh, North Carolina. Brasfield & Gorrie has approximately 2,900 employees, and its 2012 revenues were $2 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 31 among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2013.

About System Controls Inc.

System Controls, Inc., founded in 1964, designs, builds, and services electrical control and SCADA systems for machine or process control throughout the world. Industries include mining, petroleum and gas, automotive assembly, industrial baking, and food processing plants. The control systems utilize the latest VFD, PLC, and HMI technologies for the most demanding applications.

About Electric Machine Control Inc.

Electric Machine Control, Inc. is an Industrial Systems Integrator and Solutions Provider specializing in Drives and Control Systems in Pulp and Paper, Metals, Water/Wastewater, Material Handling, and General Industrial Applications. Our experience includes thirty plus years in engineering, specifying, designing, programming, software development, manufacturing, and integrating numerous process control automation projects. These projects include everything from simple control panels, to stand-alone drive panels, to operator control desks, to HMI interfaces, to PLC automation, to custom communication drivers, to precision high speed coordinated drive and control systems.