1. 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…

  2. 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,…

  3. 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,…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. Commercial Boiler Manufacturing Plant Safety Consulting

    A leading manufacturer of commercial boilers and related heating, ventilating, and air conditioning products that has been in business for more than 150 years had been operating under outdated workplace safety procedures. In order to come into compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and avoid costly penalties, the client hired RETTEW’s Safety…

  8. National Beef Multivac Machine Safety Modifications

    A meat packaging facility wanted to modify their multivac sealing and packing machinery to allow for safe lock-out/tag-out (LO/TO) of any moving pieces of equipment while keeping the control system active during maintenance operations. RETTEW had previously been hired by the client to conduct safety training for its employees. Because of our safety expertise, as…

  9. Construction Safety Oversight

    A construction firm was assembling a new furnace during a large-scale construction project at a local steel mill. The furnace would yield faster and more efficient bloom reheating, increasing the plant’s production speed substantially. However, because of the immensity of the project, the project owner and the construction company needed on-site safety support to help…

  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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RETTEW’s Lonnie Young Accepts Position as ACEC/PA Central Chapter Vice President

RETTEW is pleased to announce Lonnie Young, Vice President of RETTEW’s Transportation and Natural Sciences groups, has accepted…

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RETTEW Joins with SolMare, LLC to Construct One of the Nation’s Largest Floating Solar Arrays

RETTEW is pleased to announce the execution of contracts with SolMare, LLC for the construction of one of…

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