SAIC (NYSE: SAI) picked up a contract from Boral Composites Inc. to create a composite building material manufacturing facility.
According to the firm, “the contract is valued at more than $11 million, and the project is scheduled for completion in June of 2011. Work will be performed by SAIC’s wholly-owned, design-build subsidiary, The Benham Companies LLC. Design work will be performed in Oklahoma City, Okla., with construction performed at the new facilities site in East Spencer, N.C.”
The facility will be designed to comply with the United States Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) standards.
“Adopting new ‘green’ technologies such as this will help further the global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices, ” said J.T. Grumski, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager. “We look forward to strengthening our relationship with Boral, and delivering a quality plant that will enable them to manufacture a line of exterior building products, using recycled and renewable materials.”