Project: Yakult Manufacturing Plant
Fountain Valley, CA - 78,609 SF
KBD Group provided Design-Build services for a new 67,569 SF two-story beverage manufacturing building and an 11,040 SF one-story headquarter office building adjacent to the manufacturing operations. This facility is Yakult's first manufacturing plant in the United States for the probiotic yogurt product. The overall scope of this project included construction, process utilities, and process equipment procurement & installation. The construction of this project included the demolition of an existing foundation, paving, an underground waste water tank, cast in place concrete piles, a tilt-up wall structure, a refrigeration room, a process mezzanine, utility piping stations, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, fire protection, and a clean room. The process utilities included steam system, process water, cooling water tower, chilled water system, molding machine cold water, compressed air, process hot water, process drain, and hot water cleaning. The process equipment procurement and installation included a bottle tank, pallet conveyor, clean bench (bio-safety cabinet), air shower/pass box, and a fume hood.
2014 Best Project Award, ENR California
2014 Honor Award - New Building Private Sector <$50M, CMAA South Atlantic Chapter 2014 Excellence in Construction Merit Award - Industrial Project $25-$50M, ABC GA Chapter