Project: DW Industries
Client: DW Industries - Houston, Texas
Contractor: Rosenberger Construction LP - Sugar Land, Texas
Consultants: Landtech Consultant (civil); CJG Engineers (structural); Eschman Engineering (MEP)
Size: 25,070 Sq. Ft.
DW Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of Hydraulic and Industrial Hose Assemblies, was founded in 1979 by Dale Weaver. This family business operated out of a cramped office warehouse building on an undersized site. When the opportunity surfaced to purchase a nearby property, DW Industries selected Seeberger Architecture to design their new facility. DWI originally decided on a pre-engineered metal building, although when steel shortages and increased costs by the manufacturer became a major issue after construction commenced. Seeberger Architecture and Rosenberger Construction, LP worked successfully together to change gears and re-design the building to create a state of the art, 25,000 sf. tilt wall manufacturing facility and corporate offices. Since the new facility incorporated what is known as “High Pile” storage (certain materials exceeding 12 feet in height), it faced many additional challenges with the City of Houston and the Houston Fire Department. Determined to defeat obstacle after obstacle, Seeberger Architecture, Rosenberger Construction and the Weaver family managed to prevail.