August 2021

COLUMBIA, SC, August 3, 2021– The construction services team of Cohn Corporation has completed the manufacturing facility for Generac Power Systems in Trenton, South Carolina.  Cohn Corporation worked as the general contractor under, Oliver Construction, a Wisconsin based construction management and general contracting firm, to deliver the fully renovated 423,000 square foot facility.  To meet increasing demand of residential generators, the expansion into South Carolina will assist in distribution within the Southeast market.  
The renovation of Generac Power Systems included a 23,000 SF office space renovation. The 400,000 SF manufacturing space was upsized for primary electrical service, transformers, switchgear and gas services.  Cohn Corporation installed mechanical and electrical infrastructure for new production lines, assembly lines, paint line, wastewater treatment and RO water system. Installation of compressed air, natural gas, oil process and water loops in the manufacturing facility was needed. In addition to the manufacturing renovation, site modifications were needed for Generac. Cohn Corporation completed the civil work for a generator farm, chillers, dust collector, access road and exterior paint and signage for the facility. 



Founded in 1959, Generac is a leading global designer and manufacturer of a wide range of energy technology solutions and other power products. As an industry leader serving residential, light commercial, and industrial markets, Generac's products and solutions are available globally through a broad network of independent dealers, distributors, retailers, e-commerce partners, wholesalers and equipment rental companies, as well as sold direct to certain end user customers. For more information about Generac and its products and services, visit



A division of Cohn Corporation, Cohn Construction Services has nearly 30 years of unlimited commercial general construction experience. Founded in 1993, the company’s core values are to represent itself with integrity, provide value and serve its clients with high-quality construction. What sets the company apart from its competitors is a culture centered on building facilities that positively impact people, elevate organizations and improve communities. As a true full-service Design-Build commercial general contractor, the firm understands how new spaces better serve its clients, how adhering to schedules and managing accurate budgets drive success and takes pride in a track record of consistent performance. The expert construction team takes ownership in clients’ projects and demonstrates a commitment to drive value like the project is their own.  The company’s focus has been and will continue to be centered on delivering value for clients, performance beyond expectations and an outstanding customer experience. 


Since 1945, Oliver Construction Co. has delivered class-leading building design, construction, and project management to businesses and organizations. Clients in Southeast Wisconsin and nationwide have relied on Oliver to deliver innovative ideas, exceptional longevity, and outstanding service on every