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

Decommissioning and Dismantling of HVAC Equipment - Pharma

Decommissioning & Dismantling of HVAC Equipment - Pharma

A 55,000 sq. ft. pharmaceutical facility in New Jersey was slated to undergo demolition. The 60-year-old building had undergone previous renovations over the years during which obsolete HVAC equipment had been decommissioned but never removed from the rooftop. R. Baker & Son had previously completed demolition of the building’s interior, and now we were tasked with decommissioning and dismantling of equipment that had been in use until recently, dismantling of the old equipment, and rigging the disassembled equipment from the roof. This included air handlers, heat exchangers, scrubbers, large exhaust fans, chillers, and cooling towers, as well as a penthouse structure.

Following abatement of lead paint and asbestos, recovery of refrigerant and oil from old compressors and pumps, construction of barricades, and installation of a safety line at the edge of the roof, the Baker team began the dismantlement process. Several four-person crews worked inward from the edge of the building using saws, cutting torches, fire blankets, extinguishers, and ladders. With very little room to maneuver among the large machinery, clear radio communication and hand signals during rigging were particularly critical to preserving safety. Access to the rear and sides of the building was limited due to pipe racks and cable trays that were still in service for other buildings on the campus and had to remain in place until the end, So the dismantled equipment was rigged from the front of the building to waiting for lowboy tractor-trailers using two 80-ton hydraulic cranes with extended jib. 

The decommissioning and dismantling phase of the project was completed safely and on schedule, paving the way for R. Baker & Son to begin the final phase of demolition.

About R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services, a Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE), 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 of 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

https://rbaker.com/dismantling-contractors.php

Full News Archive

2024

2023

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

Recent News

Hospital Corridor Before Demolition by R. Baker & Son
R. Baker & Son Hospital Wing Interior Demolition

R. Baker & Son was awarded a project to perform interior demolition of a 55,000 sq/ft three-story patient area in a New York hospital. The wing, erected in the early 1980s and renovated in the...
Rigging Equipment Contractor - Rigging lift in NYC
R. Baker & Son's Rigging Expertise Shines in Pharma Expansion

R. Baker & Son, an industrial tri-state contractor specializing in selective demolition and rigging services, showcased our exceptional skills during a challenging project at a high-tech...
demolition equipment at JFK NYC
R. Baker & Son Comprehensive Equipment Management Strategy

Demolition projects demand specialized equipment, machines, and tools to ensure safe and efficient execution. At R. Baker & Son, we employ an array of assets, including excavators, cranes,...
rigging project planning, man welding steel beams
Expert Rigging: Meticulous Planning for Safe Lift Projects

A major rigging project demands meticulous planning and execution. While the actual lift may only span a day or two, it represents the culmination of weeks or even months of intense...
Rigging Equipment, skyline NYC, Women Owned Business
Efficient Rigging and Equipment Setup: Planning and Collaboration

R. Baker & Son was contacted by a large mechanical contractor with whom we have worked in the past and who works in the New Jersey-Philadelphia area. They had a large renovation project that...
Environmental Solutions for Dismantling, Decommissioning and Demolition
Eco-Friendly Solutions for Dismantling, Demo & Decommissioning

Demolition, dismantling, or decommissioning of industrial facilities is a complex process that requires meticulous planning and execution. These sites often contain hazardous chemicals, substances,...
Selective Demolition and Rigging at Process Plant
Selective Demolition and Rigging at Process Plant

R. Baker & Son recently performed selective demolition and equipment rigging for a process plant construction project. The selective demolition was necessary to prepare the existing facility to...
Chiller and Cooling Tower Installation at a South Jersey Hospital
Rigging Success: Chiller & Cooling Tower Installation at Jersey Hospital

Recently, R. Baker & Son team was faced with the task of installing a new 1200-ton chiller and double cell cooling tower at a South Jersey hospital. The project was referred to us by a trusted...