Tag Archives: Facility Management

November 8, 2018

Chesterfield team responds to customer’s emergency

It was 11 p.m. on a Saturday night in late September when Valerie Lassing’s phone rang. Upon answering the call, Lassing, Operations Manager for MPW’s Chesterfield (Michigan) Container location, was asked by a customer contact to assemble a team to clean 24 500-gallon totes the next day. Unfortunately for Lassing, no MPW workers were scheduled […]

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October 5, 2018

Internal Promotions Part 2: FEM Division relies on culture, safety

Between July 2017 and June 2018, MPW employees accepted 309 promotions, which is about 10 percent of the company’s total number of employees. In this three-part series, The Leader will publish the stories of MPW employees who have made strides professionally and examine how and why MPW continues to invest in its people. Click here to read Part […]

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July 2, 2018

MPW’s Field Service Technicians fully staff Minnesota wastewater facility

 View Full Case Study  Upon purchasing a Minnesota dairy facility, a food production company was facing issues with its wastewater discharge failing to meet city specifications. The city had fined the facility hundreds of thousands of dollars in previous years for discharges that exceeded the plant’s permit. At one point the city forced the facility […]

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December 14, 2017

MPW improves pipe-cleaning process for Southeastern auto manufacturer

 View Full Case Study  An automotive manufacturing facility in the Southeastern United States sought a partner with the innovative capabilities to improve the safety and efficiency of its industrial cleaning processes. Specifically, the plant required improvements for its procedures to remove sludge buildup from pipes inside phosphate tanks. Previous cleaning attempts were performed with manual-lancing […]

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November 15, 2017

Webinar recap: Finding a sustainability program that fits your organization

Each year, U.S. manufacturers generate several billion tons of waste, requiring companies to devote significant operational resources to identification and disposal. Reducing this waste requires a keen understanding of the entire stream, from raw material suppliers to disposal at the landfill. A thorough waste-stream assessment can help plants devise a custom strategy to becoming a […]

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November 15, 2017

The benefits of partnering with an integrated facilities management company

In the complex, day-to-day operation of an industrial plant, managers are always on the lookout for the best ways to cut costs in key areas. From infrastructure improvements and plant downtime, to managing a waste stream, keeping track of the many isolated areas of the production process doesn’t always come easily. With so many ways […]

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November 8, 2017

Lawson retires after 26 years

Paul Lawson recently retired from MPW Industrial Services after 26 years with the company. Lawson’s MPW career started in 1991 as a laborer in Battle Creek, Michigan. MPW promoted him to Crew Leader in 1992 and to Supervisor in 1994. He retired as an Account Manager/Supervisor, still working in Battle Creek for MPW’s Facility & […]

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July 1, 2017

Honda, Toyota recognize MPW for outstanding performance

MPW Industrial Services earned Toyota’s Superior Performance Award for Services and Honda’s Performance Excellence Award for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017. MPW’s Facility & Environmental Management (FEM) General Manger Kevin Sullivan accepted the Honda award June 14 in Columbus, Ohio and the Toyota award June 15 in Covington, Kentucky. The Toyota award compares […]

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January 7, 2014

Automotive Deep Cleaning Project

MPW’s facility management and industrial cleaning groups connect for success on automotive deep-cleaning project MPW Staff Report SMYRNA, Tenn. — MPW recently completed a six-week deep-clean project at a major automotive manufacturer.   The deep-clean project marked a seamless connection between Facility Management and Industrial Cleaning groups. The assignment included paint-process equipment and building-structure deep cleaning requiring […]

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