Machinery Installation & Removal
Complete machinery removal & installation services
Businesses grow and, as a result, their machinery requirements can change. This is why Beck & Pollitzer offers a range of machine installation and removal services to suit its client’s needs. We don’t just lift and shift your equipment, rather we take a holistic approach and keep our clients in the loop with the machinery removal and installation process.
We are considered by many of our clients as the world’s experts in equipment and machinery installation services, having demonstrated our expertise by successfully delivering tens of thousands of industrial installation projects over the last century. It is this experience and expertise that allows us to confidently tackle almost any type of machine installation and removal project from single production machines to global mechanical infrastructure.
Comprehensive machinery installation solutionWe provide full machine installation solutions for production machinery, industrial plant and mechanical infrastructure – together with complete Project Management services to carry out the complete machinery removal and installation. Our expert team can commission and de-commission the most complex machines and CNC-controlled equipment. As a complete engineering service provider, in addition to machinery installation, we also provide machinery relocation services.
Our services are carried out by specialist engineering support teams consisting of Project Managers, Supervisors, Millwrights, Riggers, Mechanical Fitters, Electricians, Pipefitters, Welders and teams using the very latest lifting and machinery removal equipment. Knowledge of many industry sectors and vast engineering experience within the Company makes this team of specialists the leading international machinery installations and removal company in many manufacturing sectors.
Our resources also include a vast list of industrial plants and equipment such as Forklift Trucks, Versalifts, Wagons, Heavy Lift Gantries, Heavy Haulage Transport, mechanical Gantries and specialist equipment needed to carry out the complex machine installation and dismantling projects.
Installation & removal for various IndustriesWe have demonstrated exceptional success in several industries ranging from Pharmaceutical and Chemical to successful installations of Autostores and automated warehouses. Our outsourced engineering service is provided to a vast number of blue-chip manufacturing companies in many industrial production sectors such as the Automotive industry, Automobile & EV Production, Steel & Aluminum Industries, Fast-moving Consumer Goods, Plastics, Building Supplies, Paper Processing, Canning, Food/Bev, Aerospace, Battery Electrification, Warehouse Automation, Power Generation and many other General Manufacturing sectors.
Reliable equipment installation servicesBeck & Pollitzer is a preferred services supplier for several Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) providing equipment installation services such as commissioning, testing and changes during installations etc. We work in conjunction with them to undertake any modifications that are needed during the equipment installation phase and our expert team can commission and de-commission the most complex machines and CNC-controlled equipment.
International machinery removal & installation providerAs one of our core services, we can assist with your installation needs across the globe. We are situated in 30+ locations all over the world. To make things run smoothly, we have 700+ engineers, and 1000+ employees and there are over 31 spoken languages in which our clients can connect with us.
A key part of our service is listening and working in partnership with our clients to ensure not only a successful machinery installation but also a delivery that’s on time and within budget. As machinery installers, we can deliver projects of any size, from single machine installations and heavy machinery removals within an existing site to the relocation of entire factories from one country – or continent – to another.
Unrivalled support & testing after installationInstallation of machinery is not necessarily complete when all equipment is fitted into its final location. Due to the complexity of some machinery, it is vital to provide commissioning support and testing for our client’s machinery installation projects. Through a program of check-ups, dry runs and verifications, we make sure that everything we install meets production targets. We hand over the project to our clients only after completely checking the ins and outs of the machinery installation and getting satisfied with the result.
As a key part of the Beck & Pollitzer service is listening, we work in partnership with you to minimise the disruption to your operations. Wherever possible, our teams will provide the technical guidance to streamline your new set-up, therefore ensuring delivery that’s on time and within budget. Please take a moment to look through our case studies to see a small sample of the thousands of successful machinery installation projects we have already delivered.
Health and safety – our priorityAdditionally, at Beck & Pollitzer safety is our biggest priority. Health and safety are at the core of every activity we do. We believe that the active involvement and training of our employees can be an enormous contribution towards our company’s zero-accident culture. All our branches around the globe work according to the global H&S standards. We stay up to date with our safety rules and regulations to prevent potentially hazardous situations.
Discuss your project with usOur team of engineers and project managers are always keen to share their knowledge and experience with our clients. To discuss your machine installation needs in more detail please contact your closest office who will guide you through.
This was the first time we had used Beck & Pollitzer… we were glad we did and will not hesitate to use them in the future.
Summary of Beck & Pollitzer machinery installation & removal services:
- Dedicated project manager
- Resource planning
- Final commissioning work in collaboration with the client and/or OEMs
- Installation and testing of related pipework
- Storage and transportation of machinery to the site
- Installation of all internal wiring
- Installation of control panels & electric cabinets
- Advanced machinery installations
- Metrology - laser tracking
- Modification and manufacturing of any kind of platform or steelwork
- Site management and supervision
- Commitment to Health & Safety
- New plant equipment installations
- Mechanical installation of machinery with associated interconnective electrical and piping
- Disconnection of electrical and mechanical connections
- Scrap machinery dismantling and removal
- Datum surveys and alignment checks
- Decommissioning and removal of existing machinery
- Final checks and handover to the client
Installation of machinery and equipment at a plywood factory
Beck & Pollitzer has completed a large-scale machinery and equipment project at a plywood factory. This extensive industrial installation project included the installation of presses, automatic line systems, conveyor systems and various specialised equipment such as a new debarking machine, veneer drying lines, glue preparation systems and a veneer peeling line.
The project presented some unique challenges which were handled skillfully by our experienced team. The hot and cold presses (with one frame weighing 24 tons) and the automatic line systems were installed in a live working environment, which was a Health & Safety consideration as the plant continued to operate.
The weather was also a challenging factor; the plywood lamination press was installed in a workshop with an open roof, which meant the team and equipment were exposed to rainy conditions whilst work was completed.
Our team consisted of 10 Engineers, 40 Fitters, Welders and Drivers, 30 Electricians, 20 Pipe Makers and experienced management, as well as site supervisors and Health & Safety supervisors, who all contributed to the successful and safe completion of this project.
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