Glass Line Relocations

Relocation: Moving five automated processing lines

Industry: Glass Processing  |  Date:  2012  |  Time Frame: 3 weeks (each)  |  Staffing: 4-8 People

Description: 

Following the merger of Viridian and National Glass a number of automated glass processing lines required relocation within New Zealand

There were three types of production lines moved; three "IGU" lines (for making double glazing), an arrising line and a glass laminating line. They were moved from Auckland to Christchurch, Nelson and Wellington.  The job was managed from start to finish by our capable team who provided a turnkey solution for our client

The different stages of the project consisted of: survey of layout, tolerances, etc > disconnection and disassembly > containerisation and transport of machine parts > reinstallation > commissioning

Steelcraft took care of all electrical, compressed air, water and hydraulic disconnection and reconnection - the client didn't have to manage any subcontractors or labour

Challenges:

All projects were carried out in functioning factories that required Steelcraft to work with production, safety and space constraints in mind at all times

 

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