French Gerleman, a 40 year old electrical distribution company, had outgrown their existing facility and was inefficiently operating in two buildings across the street from each other. The O’Toole and M+H team worked with French Gerleman to design a new 174,000 SF state-of-the art facility in an existing building not too far from their current location. As a part of the new concept, a new Customer Center that serves as a training, demonstration, meeting and social center not only for customers, but for vendors and employees was designed. Within the Customer Center there are two training rooms seating up to 130 and three conference rooms fully equipped with audio/video and wireless internet service. The training rooms also feature a product demonstration wall for proof of concepts.
Approximately 41,500 SF within the existing building was renovated for office space. Employees, previously in compartmentalized departments with high panel walls, were now brought together in a more open and updated collaborative environment. New workstation standard layouts were developed with lower panel walls and open meeting spaces allowing for flexibility and a more productive work place. Now they are set for the future and looking towards growth and opportunities.
When first and lasting impressions mean everything, corporations turn to M+H Architects to convey the image that gives the company its unique identity.
When UniGroup acquired Mayflower Transit, their Fenton, Missouri campus had an immediate need for expansion. M+H was selected to design the 190,000sf building for their corporate headquarters. The final product is reflective of the company's growth, while maintaining an aesthetic consistent with the corporate campus image.
DM Management, designer and distributor of women's ready-to-wear by catalog, wanted a new office/distribution facility that would enhance efficiency as well as provide an environment that would express a "sense of community." Sensitive to their corporate philosophy and culture, M+H designed their new state-of-the-art office/distribution facility in Tilton, New Hampshire, with fully automated call center, full service dining area, and a fitness center.
In Pittsburgh, the Cutler Hammer Corporation needed a new corporate headquarters that could represent their high technology electronics. Our team's creative response was a 140,000sf, three-story office building that conveys Cutler Hammer's commitment to innovative electronic technology through interactive equipment and authentic product displays.