All Industrial Services Inc. of New Jersey| 190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746
quote@rbaker.com| 732-222-3553|         
 
All Industrial Services Inc. of New Jersey| 190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746
quote@rbaker.com| 732-222-3553|         
190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746 732-222-3553
asset recovery, rigging team with sling and interior demolition

Planning a Rigging Project with BIM

Building Information Modeling Photo

R. Baker & Son worked closely with a client and their design firm to get upfront budget pricing for rigging building and process equipment on a large process manufacturing facility project. The design firm had produced a 3-D BIM model of the plant to be constructed within an existing building with preliminary information received from many equipment manufacturers. 

Working with the building information model and other supplied information, R. Baker & Son obtained approximate weights and dimensions of the equipment that would require rigging, as well as shipping split quantities and dimensions when equipment was too large to ship in one piece. The BIM model was also used to determine rigging sequences to avoid mechanical equipment blocking process equipment from being moved into place. R. Baker & Son vice president Mark Baker was deeply involved in developing a rigging plan on this project, coming up with efficient, innovative ways to bring boilers, chillers, and large process tanks into the building and maneuver them around existing obstacles. As a result of the coordination between the Baker Team, client and designer, lead times and purchasing priorities were established early on in the project. 

Once all equipment contracts were awarded and submittals provided, 3-D modeling was completed and R. Baker & Son sat down with BIM team members to finalize the rigging and routing plans. It was determined at this time how many millwrights and rigging team members would be needed to perform all rigging and assembly work within the allotted six-week time frame. In the end, this portion of the project wound up costing less than was originally estimated, much to the client’s appreciation.

About R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services, a  Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB)  in business since 1935, is a premier specialized contractor operating in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, with over one hundred employees and an exemplary safety record (we have been directly involved in four sites that received VPP OSHA Safety Awards). R. Baker & Son is financially strong, with bonding capabilities over $10 million. Capabilities include industrial and commercial demolition, rigging, machinery- and plant-moving, dismantling, decommissioning, plant and equipment relocation, interior demolition, selective demolition, warehousing, wrecking and razing, millwright, plant reconfigurations, heavy rigging, salvage, environmental services, remediation, decontamination, abatement, and investment and asset recovery.

R. Baker & Son - All Industrial Services
190 Boundary Road
Marlboro, NJ 07746
732-222-3553
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