When businesses are on a tight schedule, traditional pipe joining methods often fail to meet time requirements. Wet weather conditions may push back a project timeline by several days, or difficulties coordinating equipment shutdowns and burn permits could stall productivity.
Pressing technology from Viega helps take the guesswork out of the equation. With quick, flameless installations that function in all weather conditions, you’re better able to keep projects on schedule and within budget. And with reliable connections that take just seconds to secure, the pressing technology has the potential to cut project time in half.
Here’s an example of this efficient alternative in action.
How Viega Helps Maintain Tight Project Schedules
As businesses experience growth, new strategies are implemented to support greater demand. In the case of Ken’s Foods, Inc.—a retail grocery store producer of salad dressings, sauces and marinades—that meant converting warehouse space in its flagship plant to a dedicated production facility for the award-winning Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce.
This transition called for the installation of new piping systems for utilities like non-potable cold water, sanitizing solution, acid solution and a compressed-air system. As previous users of Viega systems, both Ken’s Foods, Inc. and the installers, Notch Mechanical Constructors, knew it was the right choice to meet their tight schedule.
More than 500 Viega ProPress® Stainless fittings were used to install the utilities referenced above. And in the case of non-potable water lines, 75 ProPress fittings were used for the install.
The savings proved significant. In fact, the project manager at Notch Mechanical noted that pressing technology provided at least 25% time savings.
To help preserve time in the future, the maintenance department at Ken’s Foods decided to invest in two press tools. When paired with training from Viega on how to use the technology, the business was able to simplify future maintenance on the systems.
Streamline Projects with the Help of Viega Systems
The right systems can make all the difference as to whether or not piping projects are completed on time. With Viega systems in your corner, you can maintain productivity at every stage and set yourself up for on-time completion.
Interested in seeing more examples of our work? You’ll find plenty in our project profiles section.