DENVER, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- CH2M HILL today announced that it has
been recognized by American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) as a key supplier
for the recently completed driveline manufacturing facility in Changsu,
Jiangsu Province, China. CH2M HILL was the only engineering-construction
firm to be named by AAM for its key supplier awards.
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"The completion of this project enabled AAM to launch their products
within 8 months of the initial groundbreaking," said Michael McKelvy,
president, manufacturing and life sciences. McKelvy noted that the project
was completed safely, with no lost times incidents or recordable injuries.
As one of only a handful of non-Chinese-based firms with a general
contractor license in China, CH2M HILL was the program manager responsible
for the engineering, procurement and construction of the manufacturing
facility, encompassing nearly 200,000 square feet for the project's first
AAM has committed about $100 million to its greenfield plant in east
China, with expectations of generating up to $250 million annual revenues
by 2010 by supplying both Chinese and other Asian markets.
AAM is a global leader in the manufacture, engineering, design and
validation of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components and
modules, chassis systems and metal-formed products for light trucks, sport
utility vehicles and passenger cars.
About CH2M HILL
Employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in engineering,
construction and operations for public and private clients. With $4.5
billion in revenue, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management,
construction management for fee and design firm, as ranked by Engineering
News-Record (2007). The firm's work is concentrated in the areas of
manufacturing, life sciences, chemicals, power, electronics,
transportation, water, energy, environment, communications and industrial
facilities. The firm has long been recognized as a most-admired company and
leading employer by business media and professional associations worldwide.
CH2M HILL has more than 19,000 employees in regional offices around the
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