Logitech, New Manufacturing, Assembly and Test Facility, Suzhou, China

New 1 million sq ft facility comprising assembly facility, headquarters office, dormitories for 4,500 workers, receipt and storage, testing centre, and laboratories. The new facility has helped Logitech increase the volume and distribution of its family of personal interface products including digital imaging devices such as web cams, mice and trackballs, keyboards, speakers, headsets and interactive gaming controllers.

Faithful+Gould provided: Project procurement strategy and implementation, project management and employer representative, construction supervision, EPC design review, project controls cost, planning and scheduling, cost estimating, management and control, contracts, performance and progress management, reporting, change control and approvals. The challenge was to deliver this new facility fully operational in time for its peak production period. Faithful+Gould delivered this facility successfully by applying its integrated ‘first time right’ approach to project management - initial concepts, through design, construction and first cell operation start-up, took only 9 months.