Vertical construction begins at Foxconn Gen6 Fab site

Freeman Staff

Aug. 20, 2019

Crews work to raise the first of the more than 400 precast panels, weighing up to 75,000 pounds each and measuring 14 inches in thickness and up to 48 feet in height, at the Foxconn Gen6 Fab at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park on Monday.
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MOUNT PLEASANT Work went upward Monday at the site of the Foxconn Gen6 Fab at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park.

On Monday, the first of the more than 400 precast panels, weighing up to 75,000 pounds each and measuring 14 inches in thickness and up to 48 feet in height, was installed. These precast panels will be erected utilizing two cranes and two crews to achieve the aggressive schedule of continued vertical construction, according to an announcement.

When completed, the Gen6 Fab will be 993,460 square feet.

Foxconn has awarded more than $175 million to date in total contract value for work at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park, including the recent announcement of awards totaling $15 million to nine subcontractors in recent weeks, according to Monday's announcement.

An American flag hangs from the precast panel installed for the future Foxconn Gen6 Fab at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Mount Pleasant on Monday.
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Work is ongoing towards the planned operational date for the facility next year, with several invitations to bid currently proceeding and more to be announced for both the Gen6 Fab facility and other buildings being constructed within the park.

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