New Textile Services Facility Opens at Walt Disney World

Gilbane Building Company, a global leader in construction services, announced that the Walt Disney World Resort Textile Services Laundry Facility project was honored with a National Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award by the ABC (the Associated Builders and Contractors) in the Industrial Category.
Representatives from Gilbane were on hand to receive the award during ABC’s 26th annual Excellence in Construction Awards celebration in Fort Lauderdale.

“Gilbane Building Company earned this Excellence in Construction Pyramid Award through their dedication to safety, quality craftsmanship and teamwork and Associated Builders and Contractors is pleased to honor them,” said 2016 ABC National Chair David Chapin, president of Willmar Electric Service, Lincoln, Neb. “From start to finish, Gilbane demonstrated a commitment to innovation and high quality construction in their work on the Textile Services Laundry Facility project, a commitment that is clearly evident in the finished product.”

The 130,000 SF state-of-the-art, fully-automated laundry facility is located on a 50+ acre green field site within the Walt Disney World Resort and features one-of-a-kind, cutting-edge equipment. 

“We are proud of the team out in the field doing the hard work every day.” Said Robert Hayes, Vice President Gilbane Building Company, “This award solidifies that the collaboration we had with the entire team helped us be successful for our client.”

A panel of industry experts served as the competition’s judges. This year's panel included representatives from the Design-Build Institute of America, Engineering News-Record, Construction Users Roundtable, and the National Association of Women in Construction, and representatives from higher education, among others.

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