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Tuna Fish and Boilers

Chicken of the SeaIf you love tuna then you are most likely already familiar with Chicken of the Sea. The company is opening a canning operation in Lyons, GA and they have selected Nationwide Boiler to supply a 650 hp (22,500 lbs/hr) Mobile Boiler Room for temporary steam. The new 200,000 square-foot facility will create 200 jobs around Toombs County and it is expected to be fully operational by October 2009.

Michael Medina, Nationwide Boiler's Rental Manager, shares the excitement the new plant has brought to local residents. “This new plant is a major accomplishment for Chicken of the Sea and the surrounding community. We are proud that our boiler will allow the plant to efficiently produce their tuna and quickly bring it to market throughout the United States

The Chicken of the Sea brand and famous Mermaid icon are among the most recognized brands in America. Nationwide Boiler is proud that we can do our part (as small as it may be) to make sure it stays that way.
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Rental Boilers & Mobile Feedwater Van - Voyage to the Middle East

Nationwide Boiler recently shipped two 70,000 lb/hr trailer-mounted boilers and one 140,000 lb/hr feedwater van to Qatar as part of Qatar Petroleum and Shell's Pearl GTL project.

Mignon Ship We took some incredible photographs of our units being shipped on the Mignon, measuring over 227 meters in length and with a car capacity of 7,200 units. Read the complete Press Release online.

The equipment is currently in transit where it will await initial start-up services and full time operation by Nationwide Boiler. Be sure to check back later when we discuss the logistics and planning involved in shipping the units back home!

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Low NOx Rental Boiler Aids in Refinery Operations

Nationwide Boiler Inc. recently booked a new low NOx boiler rental for Holly Refining in Utah. The rental includes a CataStak SCR system that will aid in decreasing emissions at the refinery.

Check out the news article here:

http://www.standard.net/topics/business/2009/10/06/holly-requests-two-new-boilers
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Rental Boiler Removal: Preparing Your Unit for Pick-up

The proper removal of rental boiler equipment is a critical step when renting boilers and it ensures the safe return of equipment to the rental company's facility. It also reduces the risk of additional costs to the customer. By taking a few precautionary steps as described below, the boiler can be properly prepared for pick-up and shipment.

Drain & Flush

First, completely drain and flush all the boiler lines with clean water and open all water drain valves. This will minimize the chance of any corrosion and hard caused by unforeseen freezing conditions.

Inspect

Second, Inspect all fireside and waterside surfaces and report any visual damage, scale build-up, or refractory problems. Having photographic evidence of the boiler condition after the rental period is advisable.

Stack Removal

Next, the stack should be removed, remounted and Bolt down stub stack, non-return valve, safety valves and vent valve to trailer (same location as it was received).
  • Cover all boiler openings (stack, steam, gas, water, electrical panel, safety valve openings)

  • If trailer is disassembled, reattach wheels and gooseneck

  • Check tire pressure

  • Return all instruction and operating manuals to the rental company via the trucker or transportation company responsible for returning the unit

If you have questions about preparing your unit for pick-up, don't hesitate to call Nationwide Boiler at 800-227-1966.
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