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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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Automation leads to safer, faster cleaning of evaporator tubes at ethanol refinery

August 21, 2017

View Full Case Study Problem An inherent problem with high-pressure water blasting is that operators run the risk of severe body lacerations due to inadvertent contact with the powerful jet stream. To mitigate the operation of hand-held blasters during a cleaning procedure at an ethanol refinery in Indiana, the refinery reached out to industrial cleaning […]

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MPW delivers safety and efficiency upgrades through automated technology

August 21, 2017

View Full Case Study Problem Seeking to ensure both high-quality, consistent industrial cleaning and the best available options in safety and efficiency, an Ohio chemical manufacturing facility requested bids from industrial cleaning contractors specializing in automated tooling. The plant selected MPW Industrial Services from a multitude of options, based on MPW’s history of results and […]

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MPW air heater maintenance reduces waste and downtime at Pennsylvania plant

August 21, 2017

View Full Case Study Problem One of America’s largest power generation and retail electricity businesses, located in Western Pennsylvania, faced the challenge of cleaning the company’s air heaters, while not dispersing water as it had historically done in previous air heater cleanings. EPA regulations mandated that the plant reduce its settling ponds from three to […]

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MPW removes 210,000 pounds of tar, decommissions tank

August 21, 2017

View Full Case Study Problem A steel plant located in Southwestern Ohio recently constructed a new tar tank to replace its old 700,000 gallon tar tank. The decommissioned tank had been out of service since 2008. The plant wanted the tank and its contents of tar, sand and other debris removed from the site. As […]

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