MRC Global, Multi-Purpose Facility

Location Shafter, CA Client MRC Global Project Size 14 Acres Team Members Derrill G Whitten, PE, PLS – Project Manager

Jason Marriott- Design Team Lead / Project Specialist

MRC Global, Multi-Purpose Facility

Shafter, CA, welcomed nearly 80,000 sq ft of pre-engineered metal building, 11,800 sq ft of office and 74,110 sq ft of warehousing on this 14 acre site.  Cornerstone’s role on this design-build effort was Project Engineer teamed with Klassen Corporation.  The building operations include parts/pipe storage and distribution, and office administration and training.

MRC Global Multi-Purpose Facility ProjectThe MRC Global Multi-Purpose Facility project stands as a testament to Cornerstone Engineering’s expertise in delivering comprehensive and innovative engineering solutions for industrial and commercial developments. This ambitious project involved the design and development of a cutting-edge facility for MRC Global, a leading distributor of pipes, valves, and fittings serving the energy industry.Client-Centric Approach:At Cornerstone Engineering, we understand that each client’s needs are unique. From the outset of the MRC Global Multi-Purpose Facility project, our team of experienced engineers and consultants collaborated closely with MRC Global to gain a deep understanding of their specific requirements, operational processes, and long-term business goals. This client-centric approach laid the foundation for a successful partnership built on trust and mutual respect.Site Development and Grading:The site selected for the MRC Global Multi-Purpose Facility presented its own set of challenges and opportunities. Our team carefully analyzed the site’s topography, soil conditions, and environmental factors to develop optimal site development and grading plans. Our goal was to create a functional and efficient layout that would accommodate the facility’s diverse needs while adhering to environmental regulations.State-of-the-Art Infrastructure:A crucial aspect of the project was designing state-of-the-art infrastructure to support MRC Global’s operations. Our engineers meticulously designed utility systems, including water supply, wastewater management, electricity distribution, and communication networks. We ensured that the facility had a reliable and resilient infrastructure, critical for the smooth functioning of day-to-day operations.Innovative Facility Design:The MRC Global Multi-Purpose Facility was designed to be a hub of efficiency, incorporating cutting-edge technologies and innovative features. The facility boasts modern warehousing and distribution spaces, advanced inventory management systems, and integrated logistics solutions. The design also prioritized employee comfort and safety, incorporating ergonomic workspaces, ample natural lighting, and safety protocols.Sustainable Practices:As part of our commitment to sustainable engineering practices, Cornerstone Engineering incorporated eco-friendly features into the facility’s design. We implemented stormwater management systems to mitigate runoff, designed energy-efficient lighting and HVAC systems, and utilized sustainable building materials. By adopting sustainable practices, the MRC Global Multi-Purpose Facility not only reduces its environmental impact but also sets an example for responsible business practices in the energy industry.Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance:Navigating the complex landscape of regulatory approvals is a crucial aspect of any large-scale development project. Our team at Cornerstone Engineering worked diligently to ensure that the MRC Global Multi-Purpose Facility complied with all local, state, and federal regulations. Additionally, we implemented rigorous quality assurance measures throughout the project to ensure that the facility met the highest standards of safety, performance, and durability.Project Success and Impact:The successful completion of the MRC Global Multi-Purpose Facility stands as a testament to the collaborative efforts of the entire project team. From conceptualization to construction, Cornerstone Engineering worked hand-in-hand with MRC Global to deliver a facility that not only meets their operational needs but also sets a new standard for excellence in the energy industry.The MRC Global Multi-Purpose Facility project serves as a shining example of Cornerstone Engineering’s commitment to delivering innovative, sustainable, and client-focused engineering solutions. We take pride in our ability to contribute positively to the growth and success of our clients’ businesses, and the MRC Global project remains a source of pride and inspiration for our team. As we continue to serve the San Joaquin Valley and beyond, we look forward to embarking on more transformative projects that make a meaningful impact on the industries we serve.