Waco’s industrial mechanical services provide specialized solutions designed to meet the unique needs of various facilities and processes. These include power generation, paper mills, food and beverage and chemical processing industries. These services often include new equipment installation, piping, ductwork, electrical and controls upgrades plus any future maintenance and repairs.
Waco is a leading industrial mechanical contractor serving Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, DC and North Carolina. We offer comprehensive services tailored to our client’s needs with office and fabrication locations in Virginia at our Richmond, Charlottesville, Covington and Roanoke facilities. We also have facilities in Bladenboro/ Fayetteville, NC, and Mt. Storm, WV. We provide an experienced project management team that is dedicated to ensuring a safe and efficient project is completed for every job.
Industrial Mechanical Services
Waco is one of the most renowned specialty mechanical contractors, offering various specialty construction services. Our dedication to quality craftsmanship and client satisfaction is evident in our current and completed work.
Utility piping refers to a network of pipes transporting various utility services within a facility. These services may include water supply, compressed air, steam, natural gas, and wastewater. Process piping systems are carefully engineered to handle specific chemicals and products which are operating at pressures, temperatures, and flow rates required for the production process.
At Waco, our commitment is to surpass client expectations by delivering exceptional quality process piping services. Our highly skilled welders, pipe fitters, and quality assurance (QA) managers work closely with clients to meet their needs. We deliver the following piping services:
- Large and small bore piping
- Custom spooling
- Steam, condensate, and pressure vessel piping (R-stamp)
- Natural gas and fuels
- High-purity systems
- Process skid packages
- Sanitary stainless steel
- In house storage of components and fabricated sections
Sanitary stainless steel piping is a specific system for applications requiring high degree of cleanliness, hygiene, and corrosion resistance. It is often used in industries where maintaining strict sanitary conditions is crucial. These include food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology firms.
As a certified Swagelok tubing and fittings contractor, Waco upholds the highest quality standards in our stainless steel piping installations. Our client list includes renowned names like Kraft, Hershey, Coors, Merck, Cargill, Mondelez, Virginia Distillery, Devils Backbone, Nestle Purina, Sabra, and many others.
R-stamp code welding is often performed on pressure-retaining items like boilers, pressure vessels, and piping systems. Pressure vessel repairs involve the restoration of the vessel’s structural integrity and functionality. Our R-stamp-accredited pressure vessels allow us to weld and repair vessels according to the standards set by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Water treatment involves purifying raw water from rivers, lakes, or groundwater to make it suitable for drinking, industrial processes, or irrigation. On the other hand, wastewater treatment focuses on removing contaminants and pollutants from wastewater generated by domestic, industrial, or commercial activities.
At Waco, we possess the experience to maintain existing water services seamlessly, even while undertaking major system upgrades. Our focus remains on delivering exceptional results while minimizing any disruptions to operations. Our expertise also extends to municipal and industrial projects, whose construction values range from $200,000 to over $10,000,000.
Examples of our capabilities include the following:
- New wastewater treatment plant installations
- Process optimization of water and wastewater systems
- Sanitary sewer lift stations
- Vent stations
- Influent pump station upgrades
Structural steel construction entails designing, fabricating, and assembly of steel components to create sturdy and dependable structures to support piping, electrical conduit, equipment and other building components. Waco’s in-house team of experienced structural steel ironworkers provide the expertise necessary to complete construction projects efficiently. We build and repair the following:
- Platforms and catwalks
- Grating and louvers
- Stairs, railings, and ladders
- Vessels and tanks
- Machinery support
- Steel beams for pipe or equipment support
Industrial equipment installation involves assembling, positioning, and integrating machinery within a facility. It includes foundation and baseplate mounting, rigging /installation, testing and commissioning, and all mechanical and electrical connections. Alignment involves precisely adjusting equipment components to ensure they are positioned correctly and operate efficiently.
At Waco, we prioritize the seamless integration of industrial equipment to support operations and produce outstanding results. Our offerings encompass various pieces of machinery such as tanks, vessels, chillers, pumps, boilers, fans, and other specialized manufacturing equipment. We also ensure precise and accurate equipment installation with our laser alignment and leveling techniques.
Our experienced team offers the following core services:
- Equipment installation
- Full plant relocation
- Equipment alignment
- Structural steel and rigging
- Concrete forming and finishing
HVAC refers to the technology, systems, and equipment for controlling indoor environmental conditions, including temperature, humidity, air quality, and airflow. They are designed to provide comfort, maintain healthy indoor air quality, and regulate the thermal conditions in commercial and industrial buildings.
We are a trusted provider of HVAC system equipment and will provide the necessary fabrication, installation, replacement, and renovation services that commercial and industrial facilities require. We have a proven track record of delivering quality results and have had the privilege of working with many renowned engineers, equipment suppliers and designers especially when providing services to large educational institutions. Our capabilities include the following:
- New commercial and industrial HVAC installation
- Commercial and industrial HVAC demolition and renovation
- Ductwork fabrication and installation
- Piping systems fabrication and installation
- Equipment installation and alignment
- Temporary backup system rental
Factors To Consider When Hiring HVAC Contractors
Conducting thorough research beforehand is crucial to selecting a skilled and qualified contractor. This ensures that a capable professional will handle the project and reduce the risk of subpar workmanship.
Here are several key factors to consider before hiring:
Credentials and Licenses
HVAC contractors are typically required to obtain a license from the relevant licensing authority in their jurisdiction. This ensures that the contractor has met certain educational and craftsmanship requirements and passed the necessary examinations.
Experience and Expertise
Professional contractors have accumulated practical knowledge from various projects over the years. They understand the intricacies of HVAC systems, including installation, maintenance, and repairs. Their experience also enables them to diagnose problems accurately, identify efficient solutions, and provide reliable advice on system upgrades or replacements.
Hiring an HVAC contractor with appropriate insurance coverage provides peace of mind for both the client and the contractor. It minimizes the financial risks associated with accidents, injuries, or property damage. Waco carries insurance coverage often exceeding the minimum requirements and can provide umbrella coverage for up to $10 million.
Maintenance and Support
Reputable mechanical contractors should offer regular maintenance services for HVAC systems. Maintenance is critical for ensuring the equipment’s optimal performance, energy efficiency, and longevity. It includes cleaning or replacing filters, inspecting components, lubricating moving parts, and identifying potential issues before they become major problems.
Choose Waco for Expert Mechanical Construction Services
As experts in the industry, Waco prioritizes delivering consistent quality and unmatched craftsmanship in all our projects! Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our strict compliance with industry standards and rigorous adherence to safety protocols. We also have been proudly serving customers throughout Virginia and bordering States for over 60 years.