INDUSTRIAL CASE STUDY . . .
CLIENT: HEINZ WATTIES
Global food giant Heinz Wattie's needed a warehouse and distribution centre big enough to store all their cans. And they have a few...
This warehouse presented us with multiple challenges, to produce on time, within budget and on a grand scale. The central warehouse is approximately 20,000 square meters, and a series of additions takes the total structure to 30,000 square meters. Heinz Wattie's wanted minimal legs for uninterrupted space, so we designed and developed special trusses to span and support the roof.
The floor also had to be reinforced to support the weight of high-stacked pallets, and be durable enough to cope with 24/7 forklift and truck movements including B trains with trailers.
We added modular offices throughout the facility and a fire control system that literally stretches for kilometres.
A roof line as far as the eye can see. And we completed construction in just four months. Up until recently, the Heinz Wattie's National Distribution Centre was the largest facility of its kind in the southern hemisphere.
Read the article about the Heinz Watties expansion.