Project Magellan

Lordstown, Ohio

Contracts Used:

  • ConsensusDocs 300 Integrated Project Delivery Agreement.

Project Contractors: Barton Malow, Constructor; Gresham Smith, Design Professional; and Trade Partners, Hunt Electric Corporation and John E. Green Company (mechanical contractor).

Project Description: Project owner is Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture between General Motors and LG Chem of South Korea. It involves the design and construction of a nearly 3 million-square-foot plant that will mass-produce battery cells for electric vehicles.  The total investment is approximately $2.3 billion. Construction is underway and is scheduled to be completed in 2021.

Project Testimonial:  General Motors is committed to an all-electric, zero emissions future, and its Ultium Cells LLC manufacturing facility in northeast Ohio is a key component to enabling this vision. The 3-million-square-foot plant will mass-produce battery cells for electric vehicles. Importantly, the ground-breaking ConsensusDocs 300 IPD Agreement has proved up to the task of providing the organizational structure and sophisticated delivery mechanisms for the project team to come together and deliver results. The initial outcomes of the innovative CD300 include a tangible elimination of waste and an increase in speed in delivery.