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Omega Construction awarded Gildan Distribution Center Phase IV Expansion

September 19, 2012, 10:19 pm

Gildan Activewear (Eden) Inc. has awarded Omega Construction Inc. its Phase IV Expansion.  The project consists of a 65,000 sf expansion to Gildan’s existing distribution center located in Eden, NC.   Omega Construction is providing the turn-key design and construction services on the project.  It is a fast track project to meet Gildan's tight schedule requirement of 6 months from award of contract to occupancy.  The project is currently ahead of the 6 month schedule requirement.  The scope of the project consists of associated sitework and utility extensions and relocations, a 7” reinforced concrete floor slab meeting the FMIN 50 flatness requirements, structural steel framing with a 40’ clear height, 3” insulated metal wall panels and associated Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing systems to support the distribution center.  This is the 2nd project that the current Omega Construction team members have completed for Gildan in the last 2 years totaling over 300,000 sf of distribution space.

Omega's Project Manager will be Kirk Matthews.  Kirk has 7 years experience in the construction industry and has obtained his LEED AP credentials from the US Green Building Council.  He received a BS in Civil Engineering from UNC Charlotte, graduating in 2007.  Kirk's project experience includes Gildan Phase III expansioin, Merck MMSF Warehouse expansion, ALBAAD USA expansion and multiple new and remodel Target Corporation projects.  Project Superintendent will be Guy McMillian.  Guy has 34 years construction experience workng for Omega Construction and previously John S. Clark Company.  Guy has completed some of the largest and most complex projects in JS Clark's history including Swedwood, CK Technologies, UNC School of the Arts Chamber Music Hall, Miller Coors Distribution Center, Covington Detroit Diesel and RTI International Metals.

Omega Construction, Inc. is a privately owned General Contracting firm established in 1975 with its office located in Pilot Mountain, NC.  With a primary focus on constructing industrial buildings, hotels, retail facilities, churches, office buildings and healthcare facilities, Omega Construction has proven to be a uniquely versatile company, displaying personal involvement rarely found in today's marketplace.  Omega Construction is currently licensed in seven states including NC, SC, VA, TN, GA, FL and PA.  Omega Construction is a Kirby Building Systems pre-engineered metal building dealer.  Kirby Building Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nucor Corporation.

For more information, contact:

Omega Construction, Inc.
344 Shelleybrook Drive
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
Phone: (336) 368-5156
Fax: (336) 368-2277


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