Office and Warehouse Expansion for Herff Jones
Indianapolis-based Herff Jones, a leading manufacturer of high school yearbooks and jewelry, moved its printing plant to a new 17-acre site in Edwardsville, Kansas. The single-story, 128,000-SF yearbook printing and production plant is home to 240 employees. The plant was the first building at the 75-acre Midpoint Corporate Center.
Needing to expand, they were seeking experienced industrial engineers, architects and designers for a new warehouse and office expansion project. In 2017, the GBA Industrial Team worked with Herff Jones and added a 45,000-SF warehouse addition, 6,640-SF mezzanine addition and a 3,000-SF office space.
- Various office spaces, cubicles and storage rooms for administrative area.
- Multiple Conference rooms, lunchroom, copy area and lobby/reception area for shared common space.
- Included accommodations for roll paper storage, printing press room, and paper storage under the mezzanine columns for the production area in the design.
- Outside amenities include patio area, walking track, employee entrance and 250 parking spaces.