Plant Shutdown and Turnaround

January Foods Emergency Column Replacement

On Wednesday even Dahlgren received a message from a new client regarding a column collapse in one of their processing facilities and a subsequent 16-inch drop of the roof at that location. The City of Kent building officials condemned, evacuated, and precluded food production until proper structural repairs could be made. January Foods had multiple raw material deliveries unable to be rerouted or cancelled and needed to be back operational as soon as possible. Within a few hours the Dahlgren team had walked the site, reviewed the damage, and developed with a plan for getting the client back on-line with the least amount of delay. By the end of Thursday day, Dahlgren had developed an approved work plan and received design acceptance by the structural engineer and client.  By the end of Friday, Dahlgren had exercised all local vendors to procure the necessary labor, materials, and rental equipment in order…

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Dillanos Coffee Roasters Production Relocation

This original coffee roasting and processing facility was modernized and combined with their warehouse and storage facility.  This project involved the relocation of all production equipment from the original facility to a new building.  The relocated equipment included coffee roasters, grinders and packaging machines.  New roaster pollution control equipment and significant equipment upgrades were also installed. This new equipment included both green and roasted silo systems, as well as enclosed chain conveyor systems, dust collection ducting, and compressed air piping.  To maintain production, the roaster relocations were coordinated to coincide with plant shutdowns, allowing the plant to maintain production throughout the project.

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787-8 Door Surrounds

Fabrication and installation of seven lighting and support racks with an operational 400k clean room. This work was performed within a 6-day time period. In addition, work included demolition, structural, electrical, and mechanical upgrades, equipment mounting and architectural finish work. This work was completed within the time limit without impacting ongoing operations and meeting all clean room requirements.

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9-101 Wash Bay Relocation

Completed construction for the decommissioning, demolition, removal, and reinstallation of an existing active wash bay, frame assembly, and supporting utilities within a 7-week time period. Scope included prepping the new site for installation of a wash bay assembly, and installation of new footings, columns, and utilities on the front end.  The bay itself was then decommissioned and moved throughout an active facility, reassembled, reconnected, and recommissioned within the time allotted.

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Darigold Lynden Dryer Hood Installation

Dahlgren Industrial was contracted to coordinate, and install, a new intake hood on the Darigold Lynden Dryer 88 along with structural upgrades.  All work had to be completed within a 10-hour plant shutdown period and included the removal of existing HVAC, cutting of IMP wall penetrations, rigging, setting, and welding on a new 8,000 lb. support platform, and rigging and installing a new hood at 64’ elevation.  Work was completed within the scheduled time period while simultaneously completing steam and condensate upgrades.

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