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. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060123/LAM077LOGO ) "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 phase. 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 world.
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