Foxconn Reaches Major Milestone and Begins Roof Installation for TFT LCD Fab

Development at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park continues with roof installation as total value of construction contracts at the Park exceeds $250 million

Mount Pleasant, WI – Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) and its construction manager, Gilbane | Exyte today announced the start of roof installation of the company’s nearly 1,000,000 square-foot TFT LCD Fab at the Wisconn Valley Science & Technology Park (WVSTP). The company celebrated this major construction milestone of North America’s first and only TFT-LCD Fab and supporting facilities after announcing the beginning of vertical constriction in August.

Over the course of roof installation, approximately 16,000 yards of concrete will be poured onto a metal deck. This work will be completed by three roofing crews in order to meet an aggressive construction schedule.

Foxconn has awarded more than $250 million to date in total contract value for work at the WVSTP, including the recent announcement of awards totaling $83 million to over a dozen Wisconsin businesses for roofing systems, building enclosure, civil and landscaping services.

Information regarding these bid packages and all current bid opportunities for the project, as well as previous bid awards for work at the WVSTP to date can be found at: https://wisconnvalley.wi.gov/Pages/ScienceTechPark.aspx.

Businesses interested in applying for competitive bids packages with Mortenson for Foxconn’s other facilities such as the Smart Manufacturing Center (SMC) and High-Performance Computing Data Center (HPCDC) are asked to visit wisconnvalley.wi.gov for upcoming opportunities and to register at https://bit.ly/2k9Qn5V.

Students, recent college graduates, job-seekers and veterans interested in pursuing careers in fields such as high-performance computing, smart manufacturing, industrial big data, cloud computing, smart display and industrial artificial intelligence are invited to visit foxconnjobs.us to learn more.

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