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Project Experience

Experts in Manufacturing and Industrial Facility Construction

Mercury Marine Technical Center Manufacturing Testing Building Construction Manager Commercial Project General Contractor

C.D. Smith has extensive experience managing the construction of industrial facilities. If you are considering building a new facility, expanding or retrofitting an existing facility, we are your manufacturing construction specialists. Our seasoned team of construction experts has managed complex, fast-tracked industrial projects for over 85 years. We have the right team to help you navigate through the complexities of safety, regulatory compliance, process innovation and energy efficiency while keeping your project on track and on budget for reduced downtimes by helping you get to market faster. Our deep understanding of planning and construction of large-scale industrial maintenance facilities, in combination with our impressive portfolio of industrial projects make us the ideal building partner for your project.

Sartori Cheese Conversion Plant Industrial Manufacturing Building Construction Manager Commercial Project General Contractor

Wisconsin is driving the way for advanced manufacturing. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has led the state in pioneering industry-focused workforce development. Through WEDC’s efforts, Wisconsin was the first state to develop a technical college system and K-12 science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) programs. Wisconsin’s robust and skilled labor force makes it an ideal state to grown manufacturing operations. Wisconsin is a prime place to grow your organization, paired with its central location, low risk for natural disasters, and state fiscal responsibility.

 


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Beneath the Hard Hat®, our company press and blog, offers an intimate look at the people and stories that make C.D. Smith Construction. With the latest industry news and project updates, we share insights on the superior spaces we are safely delivering year-round. Our team of technical experts provides useful tips and topics to help plan your next Industrial construction project.

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We Self-Perform. You Benefit.

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With veteran leadership, we have proudly placed our name on industrial projects of all sizes across the United States. By self-performing trades, we manage the labor-intensive projects that drive the schedule, budget, quality and safety.

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SAVE TIME  | SAVE MONEY | CONTROL QUALITY | ENSURE SAFETY


 

What Our Clients Are Saying

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“C.D. Smith has been a great partner for over 20 years. Their experience in designing and constructing food manufacturing plants has allowed our company to expand our campus with state-of-the-art facilities. The entire team at C.D. Smith has a passion for exceptional service and craftsmanship throughout the entire building process. C.D. Smith has performed to our Quality Standards under both greenfield and brownfield projects and work closely with our Quality and Operations teams to allow for a smooth transition from construction to production.”
- Jeff Baker, Executive Vice President, Baker Cheese.

FOOD PROCESSING | DAIRY | INDUSTRIAL | MANUFACTURING



Green Manufacturing

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We believe in building a sustainable future. That’s why our project teams look at sustainable, cost-competitive solutions that meet our customers’ green initiatives while staying within budget and on schedule. By locally sourcing materials where possible, we can reduce a building’s embodied carbon footprint. Through value-engineering, we can find ways to cut costs with material alternatives and eliminate waste in the process. Our teams also evaluate opportunities to repurpose and reuse existing site materials such as brick, concrete, steel and lumber when structurally safe and sustainable, often saving the owners cost in the process.


 

C.D. Smith Builds New Zero Carbon CornboardTM Facility

 

CORNBOARD™ CORN FIELDS SHOW GREAT POTENTIAL AS A RENEWABLE FOREST. AFTER THE HARVEST, STOVER CAN BE PRESSED INTO ENGINEERED STRUCTURAL BOARD.


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C.D. Smith Construction, Inc. (C.D. Smith), a full-service construction management firm, is building a carbon-negative manufacturing facility for Corn Board Manufacturing, Inc. The facility, which will be located in Sac County, Iowa, will convert corn stover biomass – leaves, stalks and husks – into an environmentally-friendly engineered pressed board called CornBoard™. An example of upcycling a product that would otherwise be at the end of its useful life, CornBoard™ will be used to... (Link to full Press & Blog Post.)

 


 

About C.D. Smith

C.D. Smith Construction is an industry leader in safely providing the highest quality commercial construction services. Utilizing an integrated approach and self-performing trade services combined with technical expertise, our team serves as a solutions provider throughout all phases of a project, from planning through construction. With veteran leadership and a dedication to our employees and clients, we proudly place our name on projects of all sizes across the United States.

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C.D. SMITH CONSTRUCTION. Transforming, renovating, expanding and innovating with our clients on sustainable structures to grow business for our manufacturing and industrial partners.

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Industrial CONSTRUCTION PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Masters Gallery Foods Packaging Distribution Facility Construction Manager Manufacturing Industrial Project Contractor

Our work building manufacturing and industrial buildings includes everything from new construction to expansions and retrofitting existing facilities. Whether planning to update or construct a state-of-the-art dairy or food processing plant, packaging location, distribution center, testing facility or any other industrial or manufacturing production space, we'll provide you with a new or updated facility without interrupting your daily operations.

70% of C.D. Smith's industrial work is with repeat clients. C.D. Smith has dedicated construction experts for leading you through logistics and constructability planning, budgeting and early schedule development. Our team manages the general building and process design and construction so that you can maintain focus on existing operations. With a clearly defined schedule and reduced downtimes, we'll plan for and enforce project-specific Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in construction for ensuring your standards of quality remain a top priority.

Adaptable and solid, our industrial and manufacturing construction experts will give you a custom plan and approach that fits you, your budget, your timeline and your overall expectations. Scroll down for a preview of our INDUSTRIAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT EXPERIENCE or explore more manufacturing and industrial construction projects using this link to the YOUR INDUSTRY: INDUSTRIAL CONSTRUCTION pages of our website.

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Quick Facts

About Us

C.D. Smith Construction is an industry leader in safely providing the highest quality commercial construction services. Utilizing an integrated approach and self-performing trade services combined with technical expertise, our team serves as a solutions provider throughout all phases of a project, from planning through construction. With veteran leadership and a dedication to our employees and clients, we proudly place our name on projects of all sizes across the United States.

Visit www.cdsmith.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

Safety
Culture of Safety

Through a proactive safety program, strict standards and our Think Safe. Work Safe.® mentality, we've built a solid culture where safety is our number one priority day in and day out.

Go to our website's SAFETY page to learn more about how our Think Safe. Work Safe.® culture is integrated into everything we do. Safety is our number one priority. 
 
SAFETY | IT'S WHO WE ARE
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Sustainability
High-Performance Building

Our commitment to holistically enhancing the current and future environmental, economic and societal well-being of the communities in which we live, work and play begins with education. We have a team devoted to understanding the difference between green building and a sustainable built environment. Our team will help you weigh the financial and business impacts of building green through a sustainable approach to make the most informed decisions. Join us in our commitment to creating better-performing buildings by increasing sustainable construction practices. It’s more than a trend… it’s the right thing to do!

Our Sustainability

We went for LEED Gold®, and now we're living green in the best possible way. According to the USGBC LEED Project Directory, the C.D. Smith Corporate Office is the first recognized LEED BD+C: New Construction-v4 Gold Certified building in Wisconsin, the next-generation standard for green building design, construction, operations and performance.

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Giving Back
Our Community


C.D. Smith supports many local organizations through sponsorship programs and monetary donations in our community and in the communities with which we work. In the past 10 years, we have donated over $4 million to businesses and organizations throughout the state of Wisconsin, from small community clubs to large non-profit organizations.


Building community is the foundation of our organization. By supporting community initiatives, economic growth and development, we feel privileged to help ensure our team members have solid places to live, work, volunteer, serve and play.

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Trade Partners & Bids
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Self-Performing

Our self-perform capabilities are a direct result of our talented team members' skilled trade career paths in the communities in which we live and work.

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Experience

Industrial

4imprint  | Oshkosh, WI

Advanced Tooling | Mt. Calvary, WI

Allcast | Allenton, WI

Alliance Laundry | Ripon, WI

Alliant Energy | Sheboygan, WI

Badgerland Supply | Fond du Lac, WI

Badger Liquor  | Fond du Lac, WI

Baker Cheese, Inc. | St. Cloud, WI

Bend Industries | West Bend, WI

Block Iron | Oshkosh, WI

Brillion Iron Works | Brillion, WI

Buechel Stone | Chilton, WI

Charter Steel | Fond du Lac, WI

Corn Board Manufacturing | Sac County, IA

Didion Milling | Cambria, WI

Fives Group (MAG) | Fond du Lac, WI

Foxconn | Mount Pleasant, WI

Grande Cheese | Multiple Projects, WI

Gehl Company | West Bend, WI

General Mitchel Int'l Airport | Milwaukee, WI

Green Bay Packaging | Downers Grove, IL

Green Bay Packaging | Green Bay, WI

HARIBO of America | Pleasant Prairie, WI

J.F. Ahern Company | Fond du Lac, WI

J.W. Speaker SMT Building | Germantown, WI

John Deere | Horicon, WI

Kondex Corporation | Lomira, WI

Madison Yards at Hill Farms | Madison, WI

Manowske Steel | Fond du Lac, WI

Masters Gallery Foods | Oostburg, WI

Mercury Marine | Fond du Lac, WI

Mid-States Aluminum | Fond du Lac, WI

MMSD | Milwaukee, WI

MilliporeSigma | Multiple Projects, WI

Muza Metal | Oshkosh, WI

Oshkosh Truck | Oshkosh, WI

Quad/Graphics | Lomira, WI

R.B. Royal Industries | Fond du Lac, WI

Sargento | Multiple Projects, WI

Sartori Cheese | Multiple Projects, WI

Spancrete | Valders, WI

Spies Painting | Fond du Lac, WI

Town & Country Electric | Oshkosh, WI

U.S. Drug Administration (USDA) | Milwaukee, WI

Wacker Neuson | Menomonee Falls, WI

Wells Vehicle Electronics | Fond du Lac, WI

 

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