P1 Group wins mechanical design-build project for Siemens’ nacelle factory

HUTCHINSON, Kan. – P1 Group, Inc. is proud to announce it has won the contract for the mechanical work on the first and second phase of Siemens’ wind turbine nacelle production facility in Hutchinson, Kan. P1 will be providing the design-build mechanical services as a subcontractor to Gray Construction, the design-build contractor selected by Siemens to design, engineer and construct the 300,000-square-foot facility.  The new facility will be registered with the U.S. Green Building Council with a certification goal of LEED Silver.

When this greenfield manufacturing facility is complete, it will be used to assemble and maintain nacelles for Siemens wind turbines. The nacelle is the horizontal structure that sits atop the tower of a wind turbine and houses the rotor shaft, gearbox and generator.

Siemens Energy, along with Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson and a host of community leaders celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Siemens nacelle assembly facility in Hutchinson, Kan., on September 18, 2009.  The facility is scheduled to be fully operational in late 2010.

Scope of Work

  • HVAC systems
  • Plumbing
  • Process piping
  • Design-build engineering services

Congratulations to the following associates who were integral in securing this work for P1 Group: 

  • Pete McCall, Executive Vice President
  • Jerry Phillips, Chief Mechanical Estimator
  • Mike Mihalchik, Estimator

Paul McAnerney will be the project manager on this job.

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors.  The Hutchinson facility is expected to produce approximately 650 nacelles annually and create roughly 400 jobs for the community.

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