Capital Improvements Take Shape
United Lens Company in Southbridge, Massachusetts is a producer of precision machined optics. Although the 200,000 square-foot facility had undergone many renovations since it was first built, the organization sought a facility assessment and development of a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).
The primary focus of the CIP was the evaluation of air compressor operations, nitrogen blanket system operations, health and safety concerns, and electrical system upgrades. The secondary focus was to evaluate the deionized water generation system, electrical infrastructure, the mist collection system, wastewater solids handling, and HVAC systems.
Following our site inspection of the building, we developed overall recommendations for the facility that included equipment and system improvements. We also provided design and permitting to support the development of a new utility building, as well as life safety improvements.
Our scope of services for this project included mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design. We also provided site/civil, geo-environmental, and structural engineering.
Tighe & Bond also has assisted the company with environmental compliance and Toxics Use Reduction (TUR) reporting.