Sunstar Americas, Inc.


General Contractor: Peak Construction

Schaumburg, Illinois
Project Size
$5 million to $10 million

Connelly Electric partnered with Peak Construction in the Design/Build construction of the new corporate headquarters of Sunstar Americas, Inc.  Sunstar Americas manufactures and markets innovative oral care products under the GUM®, Butler®, and Guidor® brands, in Schaumburg, Illinois.  The new facility occupies approximately 300,000 square feet and more than 40 acres of land along the I90 corridor.

Sunstar Americas, Inc.

Connelly Electric provided Design/Build services, utilizing BIM coordination and Pre Fab technology for the corporate offices, manufacturing facility, and research & design center.  The new facility will enable the company to not only expand their oral health product offerings but also enter additional market segments.  The three-story building features a 350 foot-long gallery overlook running north and south between the offices and factory floor.  The gallery's ‘lantern’ on the south is a visible beacon for motorists westbound on the tollway.  Other features of the design include an atrium dining hall, fitness room, 200-seat auditorium, research and development center, specialized manufacturing, clean rooms, and an automated packaging/distribution operation.

Benefits Delivered:

  • 2 year project with 0 recordable injuries with over 35,000 hours worked
  • Scope of work increased by over 30% with Connelly Electric continuing a relationship with Sunstar as a direct vendor for electrical maintenance.
  • Rated LEED® Certified.

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