Owner:
Fisher Corporation
Sterling Heights., MI

Architect:
Ghafari Associates, LLC
Dearborn, MI

Building Use and Facts:
Stamping and Warehousing for Automotive Stamping Operation
Plant:
 
68,320 sf
Offices:
 
7,068 sf
Chip Building:
 
2,305 sf
Bay Dimensions:
 
80’ x 80’
Cranes:
 
2 - 40 ton, 1 - 30 ton
Press Pit:
 
176’ x 18’ x 15’ deep
Plant Eave Height:
 
50’
Site:
 
12.19 Acres

New Stamping Plant Facility with Overhead Crane, Sterling Heights, Michigan

RB Construction built a pre-engineered structural steel building shell, insulated, pre-finished metal siding, roofing and related structural components for Fisher Corporation’s new 78,000 sf. stamping plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Also constructed were three overhead crane bays.

The Fisher Corporation provides stamped metal components to the automotive industry. The new facility employs state-of-the-art stamping operations, all housed in a new 68,500 sf. manufacturing and warehousing building that has a 50 ft. eave height, with 80 ft. clear span bays, two 40 ton cranes, one 30 ton crane, a 180 ft. long / 15 ft. deep press pit containing four press’ up to 1,200 tons in size, large scrap conveyor system, material handling truck dock area, interior and exterior truck scales, etc. In addition to the manufacturing area, there is a chip handling building and a 7,000 sf. office area including computerized quality control equipment and training facilities. The building’s construction consists of cast-in-place concrete foundations, pre-engineered structural steel, insulated metal siding and roof, heavy duty reinforced concrete floors, hi-bay lighting, overhead hi-lift doors with truck dock and shipping-receiving bays.