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Automation and Warehouse Logistics Industry leader David Campbell joins Burns & McDonnell

With two decades of engineering, project management, and automation experience, David Campbell joins Burns & McDonnell to lead design and construction solutions for distribution and warehouse facilities throughout the U.S. Campbell will manage projects for a wide range of clients across multiple industries.

“The need for increased levels of automation within distribution centers and warehouse facilities is steeply rising to meet consumer demands, keep workers safe and save money,” says Craig Casey, vice president, and manufacturing director at Burns & McDonnell. “David’s deep understanding of facility operations, automation technology, and intelligent warehouse logistics and materials handling bolsters our experienced team’s ability to deliver holistic solutions for our clients nationwide.”

Most recently, Campbell led teams of professionals executing hundreds of large-scale materials handling projects for more than 60 clients in 14 different markets. He has extensive experience successfully designing and implementing automation technologies in manufacturing and distribution facilities, as well as directing and managing manufacturing plant operations.

“The combination of evolving consumer demands, supply chain bottlenecks, and labor shortages has significantly increased the need for robotics and automation throughout the past decade,” Campbell says. “I’m excited to be a part of a truly integrated team of designers and builders developing solutions for complex, multi-temp, e-commerce facilities, helping manufacturers prevent disruptions and deliver high-quality products to consumers efficiently.”

Burns & McDonnell ranks No. 6 among the Top 100 Design Firms in the U.S., No. 6 in Manufacturing and No. 2 in Food and Beverage, according to Engineering News-Record.