Industrial facilities require flexibility to set-up specialized processes, whether for production or distribution, in a manner that will be best suited for the user. These types of facilities must be designed to accommodate heavy loads for storage and/or heavy equipment. The staff of S & F Engineers, Inc. is able to design for these conditions in economical ways.
Dania Distribution Center
Dania Beach, FL
This four building complex of industrial and distribution warehouse buildings were designed to be economical using tilt-up concrete walls and steel framing. To allow maximum flexibility of different type of tenants, sections of roof framing in each bay were designed to support heavy roof top equipment. The steel fabricator for the project commented that the detailing used for our steel framing connections "was the most efficient and economical" that he had seen.
Embraer Aircraft Corp
New Warehouse Building
S & F provided structural engineering and special inspection services for this project. The building area is approximately 34,500 sq. ft. at the lower level and approximately 13,900 sq. ft. at the mezzanine level. The aircraft parts storage and distribution facility was designed to support heavy loading from stored materials and to support heavy air conditioning equipment required to store environmentally sensitive parts.
Southland Flooring Warehouse
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This building, an approximately 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse facility, utilizes tilt-up concrete walls and double tee precast concrete roof system. We designed the building to meet the owner’s desire of a strong building to withstand higher wind loads than the minimum loading specified by the Building Codes.