Brasfield & Gorrie Awarded Local Manufacturing Plant Expansion

June 12, 2012

Birmingham, Ala.—Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC, is partnering with Fravert Services to build its 22,500 sq ft manufacturing and office facility expansion. This addition will increase the local Birmingham company’s total manufacturing space to over 40,000 sq ft.

Brasfield & Gorrie broke ground on Fravert Services’ original facility over 20 years ago and is continuing that business relationship with this new project. The expansion is located at the Oxmoor Industrial Park and represents a major milestone for one of Alabama’s oldest signage and lighting services.

A ground breaking ceremony was held on Monday, June 11. The $2 million expansion is expected to complete in October of this year. Brasfield & Gorrie and Fravert Services will employ over 20 local companies and 100 craftsmen for this expansion.

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, and 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 2,400 employees, and its 2011 revenues were $1.7 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 32nd among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2012.

Since 1946, Fravert Services has provided signage design, wayfinding, master planning, fabrication, and installation services to clients in the healthcare, convention center, office, industrial, and education sectors. Fravert also offers expert interior and exterior lighting retrofits, repairs, and maintenance services.