Caterpillar Frame Manufacturing Plant

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Lamar Johnson Collaborative and Clayco provided design-build services for this high-tech fabrication facility.

Located in Victoria, Texas, the facility fabricates machine base frames for Caterpillar’s Hydraulic Excavators. This single-story manufacturing facility houses two massive robotic machines supported by 5-foot thick concrete foundations. Robotic welders throughout the space complete the fabrication process. Material is transported by 35 7.5-ton bridge cranes. Plant cooling is provided by a central chilled water system. Building and process electrical are provided by a 13.8 kV substation.

CLIENT

Caterpillar

LOCATION

Victoria, TX

SIZE

200,000 SF

SERVICES

  • Architecture

INTEGRATED BY DESIGN