1.3 Million Square Foot Manufacturing Center

Mesa, AZ
First Solar

McShane Construction Company was selected by M+W Group to complete a 1.3 million square foot customized manufacturing facility on behalf of First Solar Inc., one of the world’s top solar panel producers. This large-scale, single-story facility is located on a 73-acre site in Mesa, Arizona on the former site of the General Motors Proving Grounds.

The mixed-use production center features one million square feet of manufacturing space, 74,000 square feet of office and 226,000 square feet dedicated to the plant’s distribution function. The Mesa facility represented First Solar’s second U.S. manufacturing facility.

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