Integrated Manufacturing and Delivery of Mechanical Systems
GMP Cost Reimbursable
Manufacturing; Modularization; Fabrication and Assembly of Piping, Sheet Metal, and Structural Steel of Mechanical Equipment; Specialty and Utility Systems
O V E R V I E W
In 2018, Danforth was contracted to fabricate materials for a new 500,000 square foot data center in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Our scope included manufacturing piping utility assemblies and associated hangers. We also coordinated and sourced transporting the completed assemblies from our shops to the jobsite for timely installations by installing contractor.
A P P R O A C H
We prepared several of our manufacturing facilities to be in a state of readiness for our customer. The piping assemblies ranged in size from 1” diameter to 24” diameter pipe and up to 44 feet long. All told our pipe spool count reached over 700 and weld inches neared 20,000. In addition, we manufactured hundreds of structural steel hangers necessary for the pipe installation. Our in-house QA/QC program verified all welds and product was fabricated to our client’s specifications prior to leaving our facilities.
R E S U L T S
By engaging all of our resources, including our skilled union trade partners across the state on this project, Danforth created a flexible and multiple shift work schedule to meet all commitments to delivery dates required by our client. Our state-of-the-art technology such as our Vernon Plasma Cutter and Rotoweld 3.0 Semi Automated Weld Station set up our highly skilled trade professionals for success by decreasing labor hours and increasing productivity, safety and quality. The project requirements outlined an aggressive schedule and our many decades of integrated manufacturing expertise enabled our installation contractor to deliver the project to our collective customer on schedule and within budget.