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 375,000 square foot 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.