AK Steel, Middletown, OH
Mechanical Construction & HVAC Services
DEBRA-KUEMPEL VALUE DELIVERED
Minimal loss of time and productivity, enhanced systems, rapid return to servicing customers and generating revenues.
MECHANICAL CONSTRUCTION & HVAC SCOPE OF WORK
The scope of work consisted of over 50 individual mechanical construction and HVAC work orders, ranging in size from $20,000 to $1.5 million. For example, the company fabricated and installed 16- and 18-inch return lines to the client’s clarifier, routing them through DeBra-Kuempel-designed-and-built filter boxes. The company also re-piped supply and exhaust steam to and from a new steam turbine, and installed a new nitrogen system at the caster.
INDUSTRIAL STEEL FACILITY BACKGROUND
AK Steel is a Fortune 500® company with over $5 billion in sales and major plants and offices in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania. The company produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless, and electrical steel products, as well as carbon and stainless tubular steel products, for automotive, appliance, construction and manufacturing markets.
MECHANICAL CONSTRUCTION & HVAC SERVICES OBJECTIVES
To close down its plant, make needed mechanical and HVAC repairs, and return to operation within a prescribed period of time.
MECHANICAL CONSTRUCTION SOLUTIONS
DeBra-Kuempel was contracted for this commercial mechanical construction project because of its extensive mechanical systems expertise and efficient "fast-track" capabilities. To complete the project successfully, the company supervised 154 people working in two 12-hour shifts seven days a week.