How To Find The Best Industrial Construction Company

Finding the right industrial construction company can be a daunting process.

Commercial building projects are always large-scale jobs, but an industrial project takes the size and scope of a construction project to the next level.

Industrial projects are enormous undertakings in the design, installation, and maintenance of structures and components like power plants and factories.

If you are planning an industrial project of any kind, you likely have many questions or concerns about the overall industrial building construction process.

You'll need to work with an industrial company that has dedicated project managers that can manage schedules, coordinate multiple agencies, and the overall strategy of how to complete your industrial building project.

Choosing an industrial construction company is a critical component in any new construction project. Are they current on the latest trends in the construction industry? Do they use the right equipment? Are they innovative?

Asking these questions can help you choose the right industrial construction company.

In the article below, we will go over a few things you should look for in your industrial building company that will lead to successful projects and exceptional results.

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The Design-Build Process

Industrial jobs typically start with an independent design service.

Plans are drawn up, bids are solicited, and then the winning company starts the project.

However, the design-build process consolidates these three steps.

This results in a project delivery model with substantial savings over conventional methods.

When looking for a company to work with, look for one that uses the design-build process.

This will allow you to be served by a single entity that handles planning, site prep, and all aspects of the project.

A company with design-build capabilities will coordinate and manage all services, including vendors and subcontractors.

You will control your project, and the contractor will streamline the overall process.


An Innovative Construction Company

You want to work with a company that is familiar with all aspects of construction, including the new technologies.

They should be at the forefront of the industry with new ideas they are ready to implement.

A company that understands traditions but is ready to think outside the box and apply the latest methods and materials will ensure that your project will be a success.


What Do Construction Companies OUtsource? 

Many contractors will try to outsource significant areas of the construction process, which could compromise the timeline or safety of your facility.

This is the opposite of the design-build method.

Many business owners prefer to work with companies with construction capabilities to complete the project from start to finish.

Skills an industrial construction company should have are:

  • Steel erection
  • Heavy rigging
  • Millwright services
  • Machinery installation

A company like STEVENS has skilled employees across several trades, so we can control the process to improve the accuracy of initial estimates and timelines and keep costs down.

And having owned equipment ensures resources are always available for skilled contractors.

Following the design-build method offers you the following benefits:

  • Accelerated timeline
  • Reduced costs
  • Improved safety
  • Increased communication


Experience is Key

The right contractor for any industrial project will have experience.

The last thing you want to do is trust your industrial building construction to someone who has never managed an industrial build before.

If you are talking to an industrial contractor but you aren't sure how many years of experience they have in the industry, always ask.

STEVENS has very experienced teams of contractors in the industry.

Experienced contractors are required to construct the kind of large-scale industrial projects that STEVENS is known for.

We wouldn't be able to complete our projects if we didn’t have a team of experts on our staff.

With over 75 years of experience, STEVENS has always taken pride in the experience of our industrial contractors.


They SHould Respect Your Budget

You will incur two kinds of costs on an industrial project: hard costs and soft costs.

Examples of hard costs are labor and materials.

Examples of soft costs are insurance, architectural and interior design elements, and taxes.

Your contractor should go over these expenses with you in detail before the project begins and throughout the entirety of your industrial construction project.

They will also ensure that any unforeseen expenses that arise will be communicated to you in a timely fashion.

You should also be kept in the loop regarding abrupt changes that may impact your budget.


Contact STEVENS For Your Next Industrial Construction Project

Choosing the right industrial construction company for your project can be the difference between a successful project or a project that wastes your time and drains your budget.

STEVENS Engineers & Constructors is celebrated for our expertise with start-to-finish industrial contracting.

We have over 75 years of operational experience while maintaining in-house construction crews to deliver the quality construction services we are known for.

We proudly serve clients in the manufacturing and industrial, energy and power, ferrous and non-ferrous, oil and gas, and government markets, building on a proven track record for success.

No matter your job type, STEVENS strives to deliver the best industrial contractor services.

Click the button below for more information and start your next construction project with our experienced industrial construction company.



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About The Author


I'm Ben Sparhawk, the Content Writer and Marketing Account Manager for the esteemed STEVENS company. As someone passionate about crafting captivating content, I take great pride in creating pieces that highlight STEVENS' capabilities and communicate the depth and breadth of their outstanding work.

In my role, I'm constantly striving to develop messaging that resonates with our clients and effectively showcases the exceptional work that we do here at STEVENS. I believe that communication is the key to success, and I work tirelessly to ensure our marketing efforts are engaging and informative.

When I'm not working, I often spend time with my three wonderful children. Becoming a dad is one of the best things that has happened to me, and I love every moment I get to spend with my wife and kids. You can also find me in the gym, trying to better myself, and I also enjoy spending time outdoors hiking or checking out local parks.