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Apple Capstone Campus

Austin. TX

Apple broke ground on its new $1 billion, 3-million-square-foot campus in Austin, TX early 2019. The campus will initially house 5,000 employees, with the capacity to grow to 15,000, and is expected to open in 2022. The sprawling 133-acre campus will provide a wide variety of engineering, research and development, operations, finance, sales and customer support jobs. Like all Apple facilities, the new Austin campus will run on 100 percent renewable energy, including from solar power generated on site.

This new facility will be the home of the new Mac Pro. The all-new Mac Pro is Apple’s most powerful machine ever, and 15,000 times faster than the original Mac. Apple and its manufacturing partners invested over $200 million in the Mac Pro facility in Austin, building out the complex assembly line where the Mac Pro is produced. Each Mac Pro travels a distance of 1,000 feet along the production line, with some components requiring precision placement within the width of a human hair.

“Building the Mac Pro, Apple’s most powerful device ever, in Austin is both a point of pride and a testament to the enduring power of American ingenuity,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “With the construction of our new campus in Austin now underway, Apple is deepening our close bond with the city and the talented and diverse workforce that calls it home. Responsible for 2.4 million American jobs and counting, Apple is eager to write our next chapter here and to keep contributing to America’s innovation story.”

BAUCO Business Development had contacted Studio8 Architects in Austin, TX at the beginning of 2021. Studio8 is the architectural firm that designed the Capstone project and they reached out to BAUCO Business Development in October of 2021. The lead of the Capstone project was interested in obtaining more BAUCO Access Panel Solutions information as they were interested in specifying BAUCO for this project. A virtual lunch and learn presentation was delivered to the company on October 25th and samples were sent to the firm. JE Dunn is the general contractor for the project and BAUCO Access Panel Solutions has worked with the company on previous projects. There have been six different trade contractors ordering access panels for this project.

BAUCO’s customer service specialists have been diligent in assisting the contractors working on this project over the past eight months. Manufacturing, Packaging and Shipping continue to impress with delivering superior products. Orders have arrived undamaged and on time. This is another example of the BAUCO team working together to deliver access panels to some of North America’s largest and extraordinary projects.

  • Apple Capstone Campus
  • Apple Capstone Campus
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