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Company News A M King Secures Two Prestigious DBIA Awards for TrueCore Insulated Metal Panel Facility

Jul 31, 2020

Charlotte, NC—Integrated Design-Build firm A M King has been recognized with two impressive awards from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) for its work on TrueCore Insulated Metal Panel Facility in Laurens, S.C.

A M King provided full property consulting services, designed, and built a greenfield facility for TrueCore, a Laurens, S.C.-based manufacturer of Insulated Metal Panels. The company develops panels for use in facility construction and renovation of cold storage, food processing, dry industrial and manufacturing projects.

The 115,122-sf facility, which also serves as company headquarters, provides a novel approach to industrial building design. The facility is custom designed to accommodate 1,000 lineal feet of continuous production line and features include 11,000 sf of aesthetically pleasing, Class A corporate office space and 82,000 sf of exterior space for product laydown and handling. The facility also contains areas with 85-foot expanded bay spacing, recessed equipment pits, an overhead bridge crane and equipment rooms dedicated to chemical mixing and storage.

We are proud to be honored by DBIA with the National Award of Merit for our dedication to quality Design-Build solutions,” says Dan Crist, A M King Vice President of Operations. “Many thanks to our team members on this project for a job well done: Carl Morse, Senior Project Manager; Matthew Jones, Architectural Designer; Joe Collingwood, Superintendent; Andre Harris, Business Unit Leader; Buck Brown, Assistant Project Manager; Tim Gause, Electrical Engineer and all of our subcontractors.”

DBIA will present A M King with the National Award of Merit at the virtual Design-Build Conference & Expo at National Harbor, MD on Oct. 29. A M King is one of three Merit Award winners in the 2020 Design-Build Project/Team Awards that will be considered for the National Award of Excellence in the Industrial, Process and/or Research category. A M King also won a National Merit Award in the Small Project Category and will be considered for Best Small Project.