J. Calnan & Associates, Inc., Packard Design and WB Engineers Awarded New Project for Fortune 500 Company

By April 16, 2010News

Construction Management Team Collaborates to Build-Out and Expand 150,000 for Owens and Minor

4/16/2010, Quincy, MA — J. Calnan & Associates, Inc., one of New England’s leading construction management firms, announced today that it was awarded the pre-construction and construction management services for Owens & Minor, a leading distributor of national name-brand medical and surgical supplies and a healthcare supply-chain management company. This project will be a collaborative effort between Owens and Minor; landlord, TA Realty; architect, Packard Design; construction manager, J. Calnan & Associates; engineer, WB Engineers; Conveying System Contractor, PeakLogix and project management firm, Maverick Project Management.

Located in Franklin, MA, Owens & Minor leased 147,578 square feet at 20 Freedom Way, more than tripling their original footprint. The team is currently working to upgrade the facility’s lighting to high output T5 lighting, adding HVAC systems as well as installing a new cutting-edge conveying system to support Owens and Minor’s expanding supply chain operations. In an effort to accommodate the growing workforce, the team is also building out new office space and restrooms as well as providing multiple generators to back up the entire facility.

“We strive to align ourselves with world-class clients such as Owens & Minor and look forward to establishing a long term relationship with them by providing our superior customer service,” said Jim Cahill, Vice President at J. Calnan & Associates. He continued, “Our knowledgeable team of professionals, as well as our extensive experience & understanding of material flow and logistical supply chain management will add tremendous value to the Owens & Minor team.”

About J. Calnan & Associates, Inc.
Founded in 1996, J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. (JC&A), is one of New England’s leading construction management firms specializing in pre-construction services and challenging construction projects. JC&A provides world-class services to select high-profile clients in the corporate, private school and life science markets. JC&A’s reputation has earned assignments from select clients including New England Sports Network (NESN), Reebok International, The TJX Companies, Inc., PUMA, iRobot, Liberty Mutual, The MathWorks, General Electric, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals,. Acceleron Pharma, Draper Laboratory, Parexel International and Thayer Academy. Among recent awards, JCA has received a Boston Business Journal Citizenship award for its and “Top Corporate Philanthropist” this sphilanthropic efforts three years in a row, ounds like we are claiming to be the number one in the state, Boston SF recognized JC&A as “Construction Firm of the Year,” and the Ohio Casualty Group presented JC&A with the Platinum Safety Award for an outstanding safety record for the second time in two years. More information can be found at www.jcalnan.com.

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