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LG Electronics Plant Project Wins Engineering Excellence Award


LG ElectronicsClarksville, TN – A project completed for LG Electronics in Clarksville has been recognized with a Grand Award in the 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards competition, presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee (ACEC Tennessee).

The award is one of the highest honors an engineering firm can receive and is considered the “Academy Awards of the engineering industry.”

LG Electronics in Clarksville Tennessee.

LG Electronics in Clarksville Tennessee.

LG Electronics Manufacturing Plant Phase 1, completed by engineering firm Gresham Smith, is a $360 million, highly advanced, 1-million square foot facility that produces front and top-loading washing machines.

Gresham Smith provided full engineering and architectural services on the project and finished design and construction within a 14-month timeframe.

The new plant includes highly automated features like robotic washing machine assembly operations and employee-friendly features such as interior daylighting and landscaping. The completed project represents a foreign direct investment success story for the city of Clarksville and U.S. manufacturing.

Project entries from across the state were announced during an awards gala at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel on the evening of Thursday, November 21st. Copperhill Watershed Restoration, completed for Glenn Springs Holdings, Inc., in Ducktown, Tennessee, by Nashville engineering firm Barge Design Solutions, won the top Grand Iris Award.

Additional information about the Awards can be found at

About ACEC Tennessee

Founded in 1968, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee is a statewide trade association for consulting engineering firms focused on advancing the business environment of the engineering industry. ACEC Tennessee member firms employ over 4,400 Tennesseans and contribute more than $400 million annually to the state’s economy.

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