"Only certain individuals have what it takes to work in this kind of environment. The critical thinking your team applied here was outstanding and resulted in avoiding project complications."

- ThyssenKrupp


Charlotte, North Carolina

Gaylor Electric was charged with the role of constructing the electrical infrastructure and lighting systems as well as the electrical equipment installation for four Hot Dip Galvanizing Lines for ThyssenKrupp’s largest foreign investment ever made in the U.S..
The job involved the electrical installation of high voltage transformers and substations, process line equipment and instrumentation. In addition, Gaylor Electric's project team was responsible for supplying general power and lighting throughout the 900,000 square foot facility as well as working in tandem with other trades to detect and correct clashes of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.
The factory operates 24-hours per day, 365 days per year and will provide 2,700 jobs. The plant manufactures and processes carbon and stainless steel for high-end applications serving automotive, packaging, construction, electrical and utility industries, and will provide material for manufacturers of appliances, precision machinery and engineered products.

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900,000 SF