Portfolio Category: Industrial

Petrochemical Industry Competent Person Fall Protection Training

With Motiva Enterprises near New Orleans serving as the host organization, LJB conducted a competent person fall protection training course specific to the petrochemical industry. This market sector presents very unique fall protection challenges, so the class focused on fall hazards and solutions that are specific to petrochemical operations and maintenance. To ensure that attendees would be able to apply what they learned, the class also included specific exercises...
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Monsanto Texas Cotton Breeding and Technology Center

This project included two buildings, one 30,000 square feet, the other 20,000 square feet. The project included the best attributes of tilt-up construction and pre-engineered metal building construction to provide this facility with low life-cycle maintenance costs. The tilt-up wall panels on the perimeter support clear-spanning metal building girders, creating a completely column-free interior. The roof construction concludes horizontal x-bracing to provide lateral stability and a standing seam metal roof to...
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Hitachi International Distribution Center Addition

This Hitachi expansion added 200,000 square feet of warehouse with 20 dock bays and office space to the existing manufacturing facility to consolidate operations, more than doubling the facility's space. The addition features a 33-foot clear height to accommodate high bay racking. Due to the storage of sensitive electronic equipment, insulated tilt-up concrete wall panels were used to create a temperature and humidity controlled atmosphere. The exterior envelope of insulated...
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Hershey Midwest Distribution Center

The Hershey Midwest Distribution Center is a 1.1-million-square-foot warehouse facility that must maintain a temperature of approximately 60 degrees F. The constant 60 degree temperature that chocolate requires was ensured by an integrated system of tilt-up concrete, insulated metal panel construction, and 18 rooftop HVAC units. The team was challenged to provide a climate-controlled, durable warehouse environment for the nearly $1 billion of chocolate that would be shipped, stored, and...
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