Helping Meet Global Medical Device Demand During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Delivery MethodDesign-Build (DB)
Self Perform %95%
During the COVID-19 pandemic, General Motors Company (GM) and Hamilton Medical urgently needed to respond to the global demand for medical ventilators. Alberici was called on to rapidly construct a new ventilator manufacturing line within an existing 86,000-square-foot warehouse to increase their global ventilator production capacity by more than 40 percent. The timeline for this critical project was extremely tight, requiring swift coordination, collaboration, and installation to meet the surging demand for lifesaving medical devices.
86,000 SF Renovation
500 Ventilators Per Day
2 Weeks Schedule
Alberici’s collaborative and agile approach ramped up ventilator production. Coordination with stakeholders, GM engineers, Hamilton Medical, and suppliers was crucial. Daily calls ensured seamless communication, achieving 100 percent layout and utility design in just 11 days.
Efficiently managing the design-build scope, Alberici installed key systems, industrial generators, compressors, chillers, and extensive networks. They set up production stations and storage racks, supporting assembly, calibration, testing, and packing.
Pooling resources from across the US, Alberici deployed 60 on-site and 60 remote workers, producing the first ventilator within two weeks. In a month, they enabled production of over 500 ventilators daily.
Maintaining an unwavering commitment, Alberici supported Hamilton Medical’s operations for three weeks post-completion, significantly contributing to saving lives during the pandemic.