Wednesday, 01 April 2015 00:00

Nanshan Project


Huston Electric Lafayette teamed with Nanshan America for a complete design build electrical project at its 50-acre site on the south side of Lafayette, IN.

This state of the art facility is the first Greenfield aluminum plant to be built in the U.S. in more than 40 years. This 30 mega watt facility has a 600,000 square foot (13.77 acres) manufacturing plant and a 60,000 square foot scrap building.


Huston Lafayette provided the design and install for all of the 15KV infrastructure, the power distribution and the plant lighting system which delivers 65 foot candles throughout and exceedsthe requirements of the current energy code. Huston provided all of the electrical work, notification system, site lighting, telecommunication network and NEC phone systems, site and building signage, Ingersoll Rand air compressors, bus duct systems, SMART Interactive White Boards, video surveillance system and emergency power generator. Huston also worked closely with manufacturers in the installation of the overhead cranes, dock levelers, mechanical lab, die machine shop, heat treat ovens, packaging systems, extrusion presses and handling systems.

Safety and Performance

Huston Lafayette provided a complete arc flash study for the facility providing Nanshan maintenance and production personnel with the highest level of safety possible, as well as a network of safety systems including light curtains and area scanners to protect Nanshan’s workers from being injured by automated machinery. The cast house, being built in 2013, will offer an emission equal to 1% of other facilities of its type and will be the new reference in the industry for emissions and efficiency.

Huston serves Lafayette Indiana,  Lebanon Indiana, Kokomo Indiana, West Lafayette Indiana, and Indianapolis Indiana. We offers services in electrical, telecommunication services, smart boards, phone systems, sign and sign repair,  graphics, control 4 home automation, generators and compressors.