Nestle Product Technology Center
Research & Development

Nestle Product Technology Center

Solon, Ohio
Markets: Commercial
Sub Markets: Light Industrial
Services: Construction
Size: 148,000 SF
Delivery Methods: Design-Build

A new concept for Nestle, this center features a cutting edge research lab, office, consumer and culinary space combined with an expansive pilot plant. It is sustainably designed and earned the One Green Globe rating. Office 3-Story: 49,000 SF open concept design with exposed ceilings and 2,100 SF meeting room on the third floor. Modular office space is utilized to supplement traditionally framed offices. Bench Top and Labs: 40,086 SF segregated spaces designed for specific lab functions serving the R&D process. The second floor of the lab houses the Microwave, Physical Chemistry, Sensory, and Cereal Science labs. Consumer and Culinary Center: 16,440 SF professional kitchen for interaction with food & beverage vendors and clients. Pilot Plant: 34,346 SF process line for testing “mass” produced recipes developed research lab including freezers and coolers. Engine Room: 7,270 SF with 700 TR Chiller (self-performed), mechanical, plumbing, and electrical equipment. Nestle uses all natural refrigerants.

Design Excellence Award
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Project Contact
Todd Allsup
Senior Vice President, Business Development