1. Chemical Plant 3D/High-Definition Scanning and Modeling

    A specialty chemical company had three centrifuges in a 200,000-SF warehouse facility that needed to be replaced or rehabilitated. The client requested a 3D scan to better identify the location of all the centrifuges, since no as-built plans existed. The replacement/rehabilitation was going to be complex because of the amount of piping and electrical work,…

  2. Rail Car Personal Fall Arrest System

    Deltech Polymers was looking to reinforce its personal fall arrest system (PFAS) at its rail car loading and offloading area. This project presented many challenges including several adjacent live rail lines and an existing curvature in the rail spur. As an authorized dealer for Rigid Lifelines, RETTEW proposed a new solution for optimized safety. Before…

  3. On-site Safety Consulting for Hydroelectric Power Station Upgrades

    A hydroelectric dam operator planned to strip and rebuild one of the pump turbines at their dam. The sheer size of these turbines presented many unique hazards, and the replacement required a constant presence from safety professionals to ensure a smooth transition. Since the operations could not halt completely, replacement efforts took place outside normal…

  4. Steam Line Source Detection

    After experiencing abnormally hot water in a potable cold water supply line, an industrial client needed to find the source of a steam leak along a 40-foot length of buried pipeline. If the exact location of the steam line and leak could not be identified, the client would be required to excavate a 40-foot by…

  5. Paper Mill On-Site Safety Consulting

    Recognizing the need to mitigate any safety issues during a $70 million construction project at a paper mill, the mechanical contractor working on the project requested on-site safety observation to document and recommend improvements to their construction safety methods. Between serving as part-time and full-time on-site safety consultant, as well as overseeing lock-out and tag-out,…

  6. Pharmaceuticals Facility Shutdown Safety Oversight

    A major pharmaceuticals company planned to shut down their facility for three weeks to perform maintenance and install new equipment. With the shutdown requiring 24/7 safety coverage during the process, RETTEW was hired to provide oversight and evaluations of the work area. We offered full coverage for the staff — electricians, engineers, utility crews, welders,…

  7. Food Manufacturing Facility Conceptual Exhibit

    This industrial client was interested in numerous site and facility improvements such as expanding their existing manufacturing plant footprint, adding a new employee parking lot and entrance, relocating a driveway and truck scale, and adding new truck bays and loading docks. To help conceptualize these projects and gain approval from corporate headquarters, management at this…

  8. Food Manufacturing Facility Upgrade Design

    This food manufacturer was looking to expand their plant with various site and facility improvements. After RETTEW completed a 3D model of the proposed improvements under a previous contract, the client engaged us for this first phase of design. The project includes a new hygienics building, relocation of the existing engineering building, and relocation of…

  9. CNH Industrial Finished Goods Yard Paving Feasibility Study

    When manufacturing capital goods for the agricultural, construction, and commercial markets, it’s essential your facility has a stable yard for storage. CNH Industrial manufactures everything from tractors and combines to firefighting and civil protection vehicles. And with recurring rutting, soft areas, and mud throughout their finished goods yard, they needed economical pavement options to correct…

  10. Former Federal Mogul/NTN-BCA Ball Bearing Manufacturing Facility Decommissioning Assessment

    RETTEW completed an industrial site decommissioning assessment of the 30-acre Federal Mogul/NTN-BCA former ball bearing manufacturing facility, including a 277,000-SF industrial building. When fully operational, manufacturing processes at the site included heat treating, hardening, honing and grinding, and product assembly. These operations used a number of materials, most notably quenching oils (mineral oil used in…

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Penn State Swimmer Named 2022-23 RETTEW Endowed Scholarship Winner

RETTEW is proud to announce the recipient of the 2022-23 RETTEW Endowed Scholarship for Intercollegiate Athletics is Lachlan…

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RETTEW Charitable Foundation Awards Grant for What If 101 School Program

The RETTEW Charitable Foundation awarded a $5,000 grant to TomTod Ideas for What If 101, a weekly program…

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