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Manufacturing

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Project • By HEDUniversities

Lansing CC Center for Manufacturing Excellence

Established in 1957 to fulfill growing demand for specialized and technical education opportunities for the Greater Lansing’s industrial workforce Lansing Community College (LCC) has continued its careers emphasis and, in support of this mission, maintains a technology-rich environment, fostering “user-” vs. classroom-level information technology skills.To continue this vision, LCC leveraged the 100+ year manufacturing and industrial portfolio of Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) to renovate and expand its Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME) located at the West Campus Technical Center (CTL). The existing laboratory configuration had become outdated, and the limited space did not allow LCC to adequately teach students the equipment related... More

Project • By HEDOffices

Bosch Prototype Development Center

With offices, testing facilities and laboratories scattered throughout the Metro-Detroit region, Robert Bosch Corporation needed to create a powerhouse central location that would bring it all together: consolidate talent, and technologies. Streamline research and development. Accommodate recent—and future—growth. Establish a collaborative, dynamic community that would attract and retain top-tier talent and enhance the well-being of its current workforce. And embody the sustainable strategies that Bosch employs in its own work.   With a significant new expansion to Bosch’s Plymouth Township Prototype Development Center, HED achieved—and transcended—each of these goals. More

Project • By HEDOffices

Meritor

Meritor, with a portfolio of products in the trucking and defense industries, recognized that the design of its workplace could perform as a key strategic asset to help it achieve and sustain a leading competitive position in its marketplace. The new design attracts top talent and engages them in product development teamwork in entirely new ways like enabling agile organization of product teams; supports teams with new technologies, tools and other workplace assets and infrastructure; makes a place for the product in all stages of development.  The project evolved from initial conversations with company executives using simple thumbnail diagrammatic sketches into interviewing a large cross-section of the staff and observing the current... More

Project • By Neumann Monson ArchitectsOffices

HNI Corporate Headquarters

This intervention for a furniture company instills existing facilities with a campus identity celebrating the company’s transparent relationship with its hometown.Founded in 1944, the company molded itself on a mission to provide a great place to work and treat everyone—employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders, and the community—with respect. However, the company’s facilities, which straddle downtown’s main entry, had congested into opaque warehouses stitched with service bridges. The buildings presented the town’s main thoroughfare with an oppressive canyon of windowless walls, ventilation louvers, and corrugated steel. Amidst the clutter, the company saw an opportunity to re-align with its ideals and provide downtown a fitting urban... More

Product • By CreavitJaws

Jaws

The Distinction of Creavit , Impressed in Cersai The Expo that is well-attended by domestic and abraod participations in Italy- Bologna, between the dates 23rd of September March -27th of September , gathered the company representatives and procurement comittees together as it does every year. Creavit that has taken part at the 30. Hall No: C47 stand this year is promoting its numerous new products. Thus it strengthened its communications with the consumers as well as it experienced the advantages of coming together with the abroad and domestic visitors and participants. Creavit which has started to factory type production in 1963 ,has gone to manufacturing production after 1980 and is a locomotive trademark of Çanakcılar Corporate... More