Rolls-Royce is a world leader of integrated power and propulsion solutions. Its systems are used in aerospace, marine, energy and off-highway applications. The company designs, develops, manufactures and tests products from jet engines for the Department of Defense to commercial aerospace markets. According to its website, the company’s U.S. operations support 52,000 jobs and contribute more than $8.6 billion to the U.S. economy.
Rolls-Royce recently invested more than $1 billion to upgrade its facilities, including the Indianapolis location where more Rolls-Royce products are built than anywhere in the world. About 4,000 employees work in Indianapolis in manufacturing, assembly, testing, engineering and administrative roles. Rolls-Royce Indianapolis businesses include Defense, LibertyWorks,™ Civil Small and Medium Engines, Marine and Helicopters.
The Indianapolis campus is in the middle of a five-year, $600 million renovation to modernize facilities and upgrade technology. During 2017-18, Nations Roof, Villa Park, Ill., completed reroofing and metal work on 16 roof sections throughout the campus.
Project name: Rolls-Royce facility
Project location: Indianapolis
Project duration: Aug. 17, 2017–Feb. 8, 2018
Roof system type: TPO membrane
Roofing contractor: Nations Roof,® Villa Park, Ill.
Roofing manufacturer: Johns Manville Roofing Systems, Denver