Case Study:

Multi-Site EI&C Maintenance
F500 Food & Agricultural Company

Situation

TEC’s expertise in EI&C planning, electrical and automation, design, maintenance management, project execution, and electrical safety has resulted in a durable relationship with a major food and agricultural products client for over 25 years, supporting more than 20 facilities.

Solution

TEC provides a wide variety of services through our on-site technicians, including:

Planning and Design Services

  • Work with client to specify new OEM equipment for expansions
  • Provide comments on new installation designs.
  • Specify materials for planned repairs. 
  • Utilize TEC off-site engineering resources to recommend solutions to identified problems.

Maintenance Management

  • Schedule preventive and predictive maintenance for specific equipment.
  • Conduct maintenance and report repairs on electrical devices, instrumentation, and controls including drives (VFD), motors, lighting controls, and heat trace.
  • Calibrate instruments such as PH meters, opacity devices, pressure transmitters, flow meters, etc.

Project Execution

  • Install power, controls and communications to equipment; 
  • Install process tubing for transmitters and control valves; 
  • Oversee installations conducted by other contractors.

Electrical Safety

  • Recommend safety improvements 
  • Validate safety devices 
  • Conduct safety meetings.

Results

By outsourcing these services to TEC, the client has been able to reduce costs, improve service quality, and promote consistency across sites while focusing their internal resources on core competencies related to their products and processes