ZF Transmission Plant

Contract Amount = $13,486,582

The ZF T Plant is a 950,000 square-foot facility built to accommodate the manufacturing of the most advanced eight and nine speed automotive transmissions in the world. Built in Gray Court, South Carolina in just 13 months on a 127 acres site, the massive, single-story manufacturing complex contains a 761,000 square-foot main assembly area; two data centers; six in-plant office facilities and break rooms; a 149,000 square-foot shipping and receiving area with 19 truck docks; and a 40,000 sqaure-foot administration building featuring dining facilities, locker rooms, showers and several training facilities. Two guard houses, fire and transmission-oil pump houses, and a tank farm for storage of nitrogen, ammonia and acetylene were also built onsite. The state of the art facility manufactures approximately 1.2 million 9-speed automatic transmission a year to the automotive industry. Kirlin-Way Mechanical was responsible for the complete HVAC and plumbing scope executed under a design-assist contract. The scope included chilled water, heating hot water, process water, domestic water, and sanitary sewer piping. With Kirlin-Way Mechanical's crews and prefabrication strategy, we installed 96,000 linear feet of piping in just 6 months.