Over 100 Years of
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What began as a partnership has matured into a dynamic, full-service design/build firm that we proudly call Kingham Dalton Wilson, Ltd. (KDW). With over 115 years combined experience, KDW's three partners have successfully completed over 2,000 projects. As each project is unique, the partners have honed their ability to solve problems while still delivering successful projects on time and on budget. This vast experience has allowed us to develop a method which makes the complex design/build concept simple for our clients-a process that helps our clients do what they do best while we design, build, and develop a facility to their exact specifications.
KDW is headquartered in Houston, Texas and serves both domestic and international clients. As a full-service commercial and industrial construction company, KDW is your one-stop-shop for development, design, and construction services. We help companies recognize exact costs, minimize risk, and expedite project completion on their new, expanded, or renovated commercial and industrial facilities. Our innovative design/build services are customized to meet your exact needs, resulting in a seamless project experience-from sourcing and developing land, designing and building your structure, through move-in and post-occupancy maintenance. KDW's single-source method eliminates the frustration of working with multiple service providers, cutting the process time in half compared to traditional design method.
KDW’s main project delivery method is design/build. This option allows you to hire us under a single contract to design and construct the entire project. Our turnkey approach is structured to minimize the client’s risk and provide a more streamlined process. This integrated method combines the best practices of design and build to simplify the process and eliminate unnecessary elements.
Throughout the different phases of construction, one thing impressed us the most was your focus in honoring your commitments. Secondly, The art of making a very complex project simple is a concept you have gracefully mastered. We not only made the right choice with KDW we found a new partner.
KDW was the best choice for our Design-Build we could ever make. From early on, they guided us through this enormous process of defining and designing the perfect building for our needs. Their expertise and experience makes it easy to make the necessary decisions to get the job done and deliver on time the best results possible – the perfect building to grow our business!
In 2013 WIKA Process Solutions LP and GAYESCO INTERNATIONAL LCC started working with the KDW team to design & build our brand new manufacturing facility on a 13 acre lot in the Pasadena ship channel area. From start (concept & initial renderings) to finish (January 2015 moving in) the KDW team supported us in every step of the way.
When Goya realized the need for a large facility capable of heavy production, we knew KDW would be our designs/builder and Houston would be our home. This is our second project in 6 years with KDW and the Goya team considers the KDW team part of our extended family."
We could not have picked a better partner, to help us in establishing a productive plant in SW Houston. KDW met with us several times, to develop an understanding of our needs. Once understood, they incorporated our proven program with their local knowledge of Municipality, available Materials, Sub Contractors, and other Project Management Guidance.
People make the company. The folks at KDW are talented, professional, friendly, and second to none. In spite of the full book of business they keep, I never once felt like my calls were ignored, rushed, or unimportant. Architects, project managers, superintendents.....they were all top-notch. Our design/build experience with KDW exceeded all our expectations.
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The strategic partnership of Kingham Dalton Wilson, Ltd. (KDW) is formed, creating a dynamic, full-service design/build firm headquartered in Houston, Texas.
April 2004 - January 2005
KDW records first year operations profit with zero debt, a remarkable milestone since opening the doors for business in April 2004.
Begins 64,386 sq. ft. Office/Laboratory project for Spectracell.
Begins construction of MI-SWACO’s 2nd floor financial center and AEL building.
Completes the first of several construction projects with Goya Foods. KDW provided development and design/build services for Goya’s new 139,640 sq. ft. Distribution Center.
May 2006 - March 2007
Constructs ReedHycalog’s (now NOV) World Manufacturing Headquarters in Conroe, Texas. The 350,751 sq. ft. campus includes a research facility with a full-scale drilling rig, laboratory, full-service cafeteria, employee fitness center, on-site jogging trail, and an office that serves as ReedHycalog’s centralized logistical base for worldwide operations.
November 2006 - January 2008
Constructs Tadano America Corporation’s 77,000 sq. ft. Manufacturing/Warehouse Facility.
KDW moves into Corporate Office located in the Galleria area of Houston, Texas.
Completion of Aker Solution’s new headquarters located on the North Sam Houston Beltway. The 94,800 sq. ft. office and manufacturing facility includes four 60x270 feet of crane bays, where overhead cranes are used to set offshore equipment into sunken concrete pits for testing.
August 2007 - May 2008
Construction of VAM USA’s 96,740 sq. ft. manufacturing facility.
March 2008 - May 2009
Awarded Reserve at Park Ten project, a 365,200 sq. ft. office building with design and construction of the “Class A” 6-story office building with an 8-story parking garage complete in 14 months.
May 2008 - December 2008
Begins construction of 64,000 sq. ft. chemical distribution facility for Chem One Global Corporation, the first LEED Silver Certified chemical distribution facility in the United States.
August 2008 - August 2010
Begins the 287,200 sq. ft. Bauer Manufacturing North American Headquarters, the 200-year-old German based company’s first United States location.
Completes 169,000 sq. ft. facility for Accredo Packaging, the first LEED Silver Certified manufacturing facility in the state of Texas. This project was Phase I of Accredo’s World Manufacturing Headquarters located in Sugar Land.
KDW’s Special Projects Team is formed to serve clients with smaller-scale construction projects such as interior build-outs, renovations, expansions, structural repairs, small ground-up buildings, specialty foundations, site upgrades, and more.
February 2010 - September 2010
Completes the Research & Development Laboratory for VAM USA.
February 2010 - May 2011
Completion of Noble Corporation’s corporate office, which includes a training facility and warehouse.
July 2010 - May 2011
Completes 52,000 sq. ft. Distribution project for Bertling Logistics.
December 2010 - September 2011
Designed/built new manufacturing & distribution facility for Seatex Corporation’s existing campus.
January 2011 - February 2012
Completion of MSI Oilfield Product’s 150,000 sq. ft. North American Manufacturing Headquarters.
July 2011 - July 2012
Completes Balcones Resources in Austin, Texas. Balcones Resources, the largest independent recycling company in the Southwest United States. Balcones Resources hired KDW to design/build their 112,766 sq. ft. recycling, processing and distribution campus with a 1-year deadline. KDW designed and built the facility in 364 days, successfully delivering the project on time and on budget.
November 2011 - January 2013
Completes Phase II of VAM USA’s Research & Development Laboratory.
May 2012 - February 2013
KDW’s Special Projects Team designs and builds new office/warehouse facility for Railworks.
July 2012 - September 2013
KDW completes 2nd major project for Goya Foods. KDW was hired to relocate and upgrade the existing distribution facility with a larger distribution center accompanied by a cannery of equal size. KDW located and assisted in the acquisition of 130 acres near Brookshire, Texas and designed/built the company’s 380,000 sq. ft. North American Food Processing Center.
November 2012 - September 2014
KDW completes construction of 80,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility for German-based Wika Instrument.
KDW’s In-House Design Studio complete! Our design team can now host regular meetings to better assist clients with designing their facilities.
April 2013 - February 2014
KDW’s Special Projects Team completes First Bank & Trust of Conroe.
KDW & Balcones Resources win Industrial Development of the Year award in Austin Business Journal’s 14th Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards Gala.
June 2013 - November 2014
KDW designs and builds U.S. Operations Headquarters for Setpoint Integrated Solutions in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
TAM International’s 143,000 sq. ft. Global Manufacturing Headquarters is complete. The manufacturing facility is LEED Silver Accredited, with Class A interior finish-out for the 17,000 sq. ft. office building.
KDW completes Phase II of Accredo Packaging’s campus, consisting of 170,176 sq. ft. office/warehouse space.
February 2014 - October 2014
Special Projects Team completes design/build project with Service Radio Rentals.
March 2014 - November 2014
Utilizing our design/build method, KDW completes 30,000 sq. ft. project for Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE) in less than 10 months. The manufacturing facility is PPE’s first custom facility in the United States.
Goya Foods North American Food Processing Center wins the Houston Business Journal’s Landmark Award.
As a result of the company’s ongoing growth, KDW goes through a “re-branding” process and updates its logo design. The updated logo features a sharpened “origami” look that gives it depth while still symbolizing ‘turn-key’ solutions. KDW’s tagline ‘Design. Build. Beyond.’ Means we go beyond just ordinary design/build services – beyond expectations.
April 2015 - September 2016
Completes 40,502 sq. ft. Distribution Facility for LQP, Inc.
May 2015 - June 2016
Completes General Packaging located in the Conroe Business Park.
August 2015 - May 2016
KDW completes construction of Typhoon Texas Waterpark in Katy, Texas. The largest private waterpark built in the United States in the last 10 years.
Completes 50,000 sq. ft. Spec Building for the Taylor EDC in Taylor, Texas.
November 2015 - January 2017
Completes Norel Animal Nutrition’s first production location in the United States.
The Special Projects Team completes office & manufacturing facilities for Oldcastle Precast’s location in Brookshire, Texas.
December 2015 - June 2016
Completes 70,000 sq. ft. expansion project for NOV in Conroe, Texas.
January 2017 - November 2017
After months of due diligence, negotiations, careful planning and construction, Sika, a 107-year-old international manufacturer with more than 200 factories in 100 countries, is completed. The first phase of Sika’s Sealy manufacturing campus includes specialized proprietary equipment that enables the company to manufacture a comprehensive portfolio of mortar products and polymer-based concrete admixtures.
Awarded 324,000 sq. ft. design/build expansion project with Goya Foods. The expansion nearly doubles Goya’s existing 380,000 sq. ft. North American Processing Center in Brookshire, Texas.
March 2017 - October 2017
KDW has completed an expansion of the Shasta Beverages Houston plant where the beverage manufacturer has added 34,650 sq. ft. of warehouse space. The owner-occupied expansion of the 98,900 sq. ft. facility was completed without business interruption.
June 2017 - December 2017
KDW completes another project for Oldcastle Precast, a leading provider of engineered building product solutions and services for North American infrastructure projects. The expansion of its existing facility in Mansfield has added 11,000 sq. ft. of new manufacturing space. KDW designed and built the new space, a pre-engineered metal building with a 50 ft crane extension and a 12 ft deep concrete pit to accommodate a precast pipe and manhole mass production machine.
August 2017 - April 2019
Awarded design/build project for AIV-GCM’s new 320,000+ sq. ft. Fabrication & Distribution facility.
December 2016 - May 2017
Completes expansion of Typhoon Texas Waterpark in Pflugerville, Texas.
March 2018 - March 2019
Awarded project for MAN Energy Solutions’ new 137,665 sq. ft. North American Headquarters located at the Twinwood Business Park.
June 2018 - Present
Groundbreaking ceremony held to kick off the construction of Accredo Packaging’s Phase III Expansion, adding over 200,000 sq. ft. of warehouse & production space to the company’s campus in Sugar Land, Texas.
KDW specializes in custom designed, single-user campuses. We have successfully completed projects with not only local companies, but international clients as well. KDW has years of experience working with multiple international clients interested in expanding their business to the United States, especially in the rapidly growing Houston area. Our passion is designing and constructing facilities for people who make things.
What began as a three-man partnership has matured into a dynamic, full-service design/build that we proudly call Kingham Dalton Wilson, Ltd. (KDW). With over 115 years combined experience, KDW’s three partners have successfully completed over 1,000 projects. As each project is unique, the partners have honed their ability to solve problems while still delivering successful projects on time and on budget.