PRODUCTION UPGRADES

How a Production Plant Upgrade Contractor Partners with You

In order to be successful, manufacturing plants must continually upgrade production facilities in order to achieve maximum efficiency and meet strict manufacturing guidelines. Manufacturing plants must keep pace with competitors to get newly developed product lines out to market. This involves comprehensive planning and a continuous partnership with a factory infrastructure contractor who knows your plant and production needs.

Production plant upgrades require a factory infrastructure contractor who can accommodate both current and future needs for building modifications, machinery installations, and utility upgrades.

You need someone you can trust who understands your business, your facility operations, and your productivity deadlines. By creating a solid working relationship with your contractor, you can plan for plant modifications without re-creating the knowledge base and navigating a learning curve with someone new each time you need to upgrade. At the same time, with your reliable production upgrade contractor, you can gain valuable consulting insight early on in each project. A continuous relationship with a trusted factory infrastructure ensures the most successful outcome for all of your upgrade projects, as well as saving time and decreasing opportunities for costly errors.

By establishing a trusted partnership with a contractor for all your plant upgrades, you will also be able to control existing production interruptions and maintain the structural integrity of existing facilities, which also includes the long-term viability of utility lines to meet new production requirements. Your response time to production capacity and product demand fluctuations will also improve when your established production upgrade contractor will have the ability to quickly implement your entire production system, including material handling and warehousing modifications.

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With extensive experience, Storee can serve your plant upgrade needs

Storee has established long-term partnerships with many large manufacturers. We have a proven reputation to consistently manage all of the production plant upgrade needs of many large facilities.

When you partner with Storee you get a partner for your entire project and beyond. We manage all aspects of your upgrade from planning to construction to installation.  

We provide key insight at the project evaluation stage of every production upgrade. We assist with the conceptual and practical aspects of the upgrade project. Our expertise can significantly reduce project costs, overruns, changes, delays, and overall frustration that can come with any upgrade project.

WILL IT FIT?

All new upgraded production lines must fit the existing facility space. The new upgraded production lines must also allow for adequate service. Storee knows this is an important area of planning and knowledge for your production upgrade contractor.

SHOULD WE MODIFY?

We will also suggest and plan for any necessary building modifications in the area of the upgrade. Building modifications are a common and necessary part of upgrading a production plant.

WILL PRODUCTIVITY BE IMPACTED?

Analysis of the potential impact of upgrades to nearby production sites or warehouse areas is another important feature of an upgrade project. Storee will make recommendations during the construction phase to lessen the impact on general plant productivity, as well as to avoid contamination from dust during construction, and also after installation to maintain access routes and space reduction.

WE’VE GOT A PLAN

Storee will review the design documentation for the planned production upgrade process and examine its potential for precise integration into the overall facility operations for suitability, feasibility, and any best practice modifications or value-added solutions. Our overall goal is that the upgrade is completed to your exact specifications on deadline and on budget.

ROADBLOCKS? NO PROBLEM.

No one likes roadblocks — but sometimes they come up. Storee can forecast and manage details of any potential roadblocks to the upgrade installation including structural constraints (walls, floors, structural columns), existing electrical and mechanical installations, existing facility utilities (water, sewer, electrical), and equipment access to the installation area for construction, and installation of new production upgrade equipment.

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WE’VE GOT THIS

As a seasoned factory infrastructure contractor, we have extensive experience over a wide variety of manufacturing processes including food processing plants, machining, remanufacturing, injection molding plastics, rotomold plastics, material handling, steel fabrication, electric motor assembly, and battery manufacturing. Storee’s manufacturing construction experience is continually expanding through meeting the needs of the clients we serve. Using our solution-based approach to every project challenge, Storee reviews every project detail and offers alternative methods or installations that will improve overall manufacturing capacity and facility usage.

We have completed a wide variety of production upgrades and installations such as those listed below:

Process Equipment
Scales
Fillers
Robotic systems
Conveyors
Ovens
Tanks
Dust collectors
Silos
Mills cappers
Mixers
Blenders
Production build line
Paint booth
Spray booth
Welding booth
COP tub (Clean out of place)
CIP (Clean in place)
Trench Drain System
Broach machines
Pasta dryers
Spiral coolers
De-reelers
Acid bath systems
Pasting machines
Reclaimers
Battery chargers
Lead pots
Air quality systems

Material Handling
Robotic fork lift
Elevators
Conveyor storage
Conveyors
Gravity
Powered roller
Powered belt
Gravity skatewheel
Hoist systems
Monorail systems
Monorail – free
Monorail – power and free
Monorail – powered
PLC controls
Cranes – fabrication and installation
Bridge cranes
Top running single girder
Top running double girder
Bottom running single girder
Bottom running double girder
Multiple hoist configuration
Footings
Jib cranes
Column mounted
Base mounted
Footings
Gantry cranes
A-Frame gantry
Load testing weights

Plant Infrastructure
New construction
Renovation
Building additions
Concrete placement and repair
Trench drain system
Bar grating
Cast grating
Equipment foundations
Industrial floor coatings
Industrial tile
Acid brick
Vitrified tile
Industrial piping
Compressed air
Water
Sewer – sanitary
Sewer – process
Natural gas
Fire suppression / sprinklers
Ammonia cooling
Nitrogen
Argon
Process piping – product specific
CIP (clean in place)
Material conveyance / bulk handling
Industrial electrical
Industrial lighting
Industrial ventilation
Equipment rigging and millwright services
Safety Equipment – Robot workcell guarding

Packaging Equipment
Labelers
Casepackers
Case erectors
Palletizer
Depalletizer
Balers
Stretch wrappers

Bulk Material Handling
Bucket elevator
Silos
Scales
Super bag unloaders
Dry material systems
Liquid material systems
Level indicators
PLC controls
Piping material conveyance

Dock Equipment and Doors
Dock levelors
Dock seals
Dock shelters
Dock restraints
Dock lights
Racks
Rapid roll doors
Bump and swing impact doors
Access doors

Industrial Ventilation
Ventilation systems
General ventilation
Process ventilation
Exhaust fans
Supply fans
Supply louvers
Heat removal
Process controls
Dust collectors
Piping
Ductwork

Scales and Test Equipment
Scales
Load cells
Dyno room – load test engines
CMM – Coordinate measuring machines
Foss test units
Quality control systems

Fabrication
Structural steel and components
Work platforms
Work tables
Stairs / landings
Ladders
Catwalks
Hand rails
Guard rails
Bridge cranes
Runways
Monorails
Custom equipment
Material handling carts and dollies

Storee will partner with you to solve and manage all of your upgrade issues. To learn more about how Storee can handle all of your production installation and production plant upgrade needs, call us at 888-736-2032.

Storee Construction is located in Springfield, Missouri and performs work across the nation. The company provides industrial and commercial construction as well as electrical services and equipment moving and installations.

To learn more or request your free priority assessment, call us at 888-736-2032.