Nutec Design is now in our fourth decade of providing comprehensive consulting, design, and construction solutions to our client base of advanced industry and manufacturing companies. We’ve worked with global brands and privately held companies, designed high-tech manufacturing plants and corporate headquarters, but also rolled up our sleeves and engaged in the less “romantic” projects – installation of new process lines, utility plant upgrades, new mezzanines, etc. These projects are often more challenging and are the type of work for which we’ve built our brand. Automotive, heavy equipment, military vehicles, glass, building products, electronics, dinnerware, mortar, HVAC equipment, and paper are just some of the industries where we’ve worked to improve our clients’ operations.
When this European firm decided to create a new consolidated manufacturing and administration facility in New England, they commissioned NuTec to create a high-profile North American headquarters by renovating an existing, vacant building. In addition to Class A office space, the project entailed new manufacturing and assembly areas for the production of high-quality firearms.
Paper processing facilities entail unique challenges and harsh environments. NuTec has been involved with more than three dozen studies and design projects for a global manufacturer of specialty paper projects, covering all aspects of their operation including cranes, beams, tanks, agitators, digesters, platforms, hoists, and more. We also designed a new process for wood knots.
Sometimes the most critical projects for a manufacturing client entail facility upgrades to accommodate new production. In this case, our client wanted to add a new process line in a space not designed for manufacturing. We first had to “virtually construct” the new line to verify proof of concept and provide a detailed visual that allowed us, in collaboration with our client, to optimize the layout of the new line.
When this global supplier of flooring products decided to open their first North American plant, they turned to NuTec to design their unique facility, which centers around a gravity-fed process via a five-level, 110-foot tower. The facility also contains offices, research, and warehousing.
How do you bring an American icon to life? NuTec provided complete A/E design to expand manufacturing and assembly space, create a new cafeteria and offices, add a health center, and develop a new museum-style tour center complete with theater and retail shop. This project was recognized by Industry Week as a Plant of the Year.
Once a chiller is manufactured, it needs tested for conformance. NuTec's relationship with this Fortune 500 firm spans several decades, and this project marked our fourth chiller testing facility collaboration, including two in Pennsylvania and two in Texas.
Since NuTec's inception, providing compete architectural and engineering solutions for the printing industry has been an area of focus. This project entailed a major expansion for a Fortune 500 company to house new gravure presses and specialized solvent recovery systems.
This global client originally commissioned NuTec to develop cost models for five expansion alternatives, and we were eventually retained to design a new 250,000 sq. ft. expansion to house presses, pre-press, binding, and a 50,000 sq. ft. office building in support of a new contract to print 17 million monthly copies of one of America’s most popular magazines.