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Environmental and industrial cleaning teams shine for steel producer

May 6, 2021

PROBLEM An environmental services company working at a stainless-steel production facility faced constant issues with safety, compliance, equipment and meeting project deadlines. The mill, which was located in the Southeastern part of the United States, inevitably began searching for a more competent organization to manage its waste services, environmental spills and emergency response. The new […]

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MPW Trainers Deliver Valuable Virtual Decontamination Course

April 9, 2020

View Full Success Story Problem An automotive manufacturer in Virginia sought to safely and efficiently decontaminate its plant after the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Due to their longstanding relationship with MPW, plant managers knew MPW’s Safety & Training Department had the decontamination expertise and technical ability to quickly deliver the requested program. Solution MPW’s Safety & […]

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MPW makes quick work of facility deep clean

August 16, 2019

View Full Case Study Problem A uranium-enrichment plant in the Southwestern United States needed an extensive cleaning before workers could install essential equipment. Plant management was seeking a contractor capable of removing every minute particle of dirt and dust from floor to ceiling. Following internet research, facility leaders contacted MPW. Though plant personnel had never […]

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Customized solutions lead to increased efficiency, productivity

August 16, 2019

View Full Case Study Problem A leading producer of polymers had struggled for years to find a safe and efficient way to clean two of its aprons (12-foot wide by 150-foot long stainless steel conveyor belts) during down times. The cleaning challenge was exacerbated by limited water supply and its narrow window of opportunity. The […]

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Mini Excavator improves safety, increases production time at steel mill

June 13, 2018

View Full Case Study Problem For more than 20 years, workers at an integrated steel operation located in the Midwest had been breaking slag deposits with jackhammers and 20K water blasters to remove the deposits from its roll mill. But after a worker was injured by falling slag, the plant and MPW sought a safer, […]

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MPW automation improves safety, efficiency of boiler cleaning

May 22, 2018

View Full Case Study Problem At a waste-to-energy facility in the Midwest, an industrial cleaning contractor was using a series of mechanical winches to remove pluggage and ash deposits from the boiler tube lanes which span the mud drum and steam drum. Two technicians would control the winch while a third tech functioned as a […]

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Automated 2-D rotating wash head delivers safer stack clean, $24 million in boosted production

April 19, 2018

View Full Case Study The towering smoke stacks affiliated with industrial settings such as steel mills actually serve an environmental purpose. Within these stacks, electrostatic smoke precipitators (ESPs) force smoke and gas past two electrical terminals — one with a negative voltage and the other with metal plates charged to a positive voltage. Since unlike […]

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MPW’s automated lance improves safety and efficiency of boiler cleaning

August 21, 2017

View Full Case Study Problem An energy-from-waste plant in the Midwest faced the challenge of hiring an industrial cleaning partner that could improve the safety and efficiency of boiler-cleaning processes during outages. Previous contractors encountered malfunctions and failures with their pumps in previous attempts to clean the boiler. This led to delays that interrupted other […]

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Emphasis on safety leads to development of MPW’s RB X-40

August 21, 2017

View Full Case Study Problem An Ohio coal-fired power plant faced safety and efficiency concerns when cleaning fly ash from duct work.The ducts, which are 12 feet wide and 12 to 14 feet high, present all the safety and productivity challenges of confined space work. The fly ash buildup ranged from 2 feet to 8 […]

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Remote-vacuuming technology makes white liquor tank cleaning safer, more efficient

August 21, 2017

View Full Case Study Problem When a Virginia pulp and paper mill accepted bids to clean its white liquor tank, it was looking for a contractor with the innovative capabilities to conceive and apply a procedure to increase the speed and effectiveness of the clean while also removing workers from entering the potentially dangerous setting. […]

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