Monday, August 15, 2016

Winston Plywood Weekly Update 8-12-16


Hog, Glue Room, and Chipper Deck:
·         Continued insulating water piping to eye-wash stations

Low Voltage Electrical:
·         Continued installing conduit and wiring to breakroom / restrooms / offices at mezzanine area, west side break & restroom area, and in shipping office
·         Continued installing fire alarm system on metal wall at mezzanine and maintenance shop area
·         Continued electrical installation at fire pump buildings

Plant Build-Out:
·         Continued installation of HVAC unit at shipping office, MCC rooms and glue loft area
·         Began installing ceiling grid in upstairs offices at mezzanine area
·         Continued installing ceiling grid in west-side lunch room
·         Installed metal roof decking over west side lunch room
·         Installed ceiling tile in west side lunchroom
·         Received and began installing millwork in east side offices and lunch room
·         Continued finish painting in east side offices and lunch room

Site Paving:
·         Continued draining water from west side light duty paving

East Side & West Side Residuals:
·         Continued installing ductwork to equipment inside building (dry hogs, trim-saws, sander)
·         Continued installing support steel and equipment for west side residuals (fans and blowers)




Monday, August 8, 2016

Winston Plywood Update 8-5-16


Hog, Glue Room, and Chipper Deck:
·         Continued installing piping and valves at glue make-up and storage area
·         Completed installation of emergency eye wash station at glue room and caustic unloading area
·         Began  insulating water piping to eye-wash stations

Low Voltage Electrical:
·         Continued installing conduit and wiring to breakroom / restrooms / offices at mezzanine area, west side break & restroom area, and in shipping office
·         Continued installing fire alarm system on metal wall at mezzanine and maintenance shop area
·         Completed installation of power wiring from primary feeder line to WSR transformer, and from transformer to MCC unit inside West-Side Residuals electrical building

Log Pre-Conditioning Vaults:
·         Removed temporary safety fence and installed permanent safety fencing around perimeter of vault water storage pit & vault water return trench to storage pit
·         Installed safety fencing around perimeter of top of vault concrete structure

Plant Build-Out:
·         Began installing toilet accessories in east-side restrooms
·         Continued installing door hardware throughout east and west side restroom and break areas
·         Continued installation of HVAC unit at shipping office, MCC rooms and glue loft area
·         Began installing ceiling grid in upstairs offices at mezzanine area
·         Installed ceiling grid in west-side lunch room
·         Installed sink in QC room (TECO Lab)

Site Paving:
·         Continued excavation and placement of stone for paving between vaults and log infeed deck
·         Finished layout and preparation for placement of reinforcing steel between vaults and log infeed deck for paving
·         Placed concrete paving and performed sawcutting in area between vaults and log infeed deck

East Side & West Side Residuals:
·         Continued installing ductwork to equipment inside building (dry hogs, trim-saws, sander)
·         Continued installing ductwork to truck bins on west-side residual


 





Monday, August 1, 2016

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Winston Plywood Weekly Update 7-29-16




Foundations:
·         Continued making repairs to old floor slab (North side of No. 1 dryer and along building column line E)

Site Utilities:
·         Completed placing concrete in treads on stairs at lathe access areas

Northeast Corner – Log Ramp Construction Area:
·         Removed material, graded area, and set forms between vaults and tree-length deck for paving

Hog, Glue Room, and Chipper Deck:
·         Continued installing piping and valves at glue makeup and storage area
·         Completed installation of emergency eye wash station at glue room and caustic unloading area
·         Installed roll-up door at south end of second floor elevation in glue room

Low Voltage Electrical:
·         Continued installing conduit and wiring to breakroom / restrooms / offices at mezzanine area, west side break & restroom area, and in shipping office
·         Continued installing fire alarm system on metal wall at mezzanine and maintenance shop area

Log Pre-Conditioning Vaults:
·         Continued placing plywood blocks inside vaults for heating and peeling
·         Heated water in vault water holding tank by circulating through heat exchangers
·         Pumped water onto logs in vaults and heated logs
·         Installed temporary fencing around perimeter of vault water holding pit and along north side of vault water drainage trench

Plant Build-Out:
·         Continued installing bathroom fixtures in west-side restrooms
·         Placed concrete in stair treads and lands on stairs at west side of mezzanine area
·         Continued installing door hardware throughout east and west side restroom and break areas
·         Continued installation of HVAC unit at shipping offices

Site Paving:
·         Continued excavation and placement of stone for paving between vaults and log infeed deck
·         Began layout and preparation for placement of reinforcing steel between vaults and log infeed deck for paving

RTO Rebuild:
·         Continued installing insulation on RTO duct (completed south side and continued on ID fan and stack)
·         Began insulating ID fan and RTO stack
·         Continued installing conduit and power to RTO duct controls and devices

East Side & West Side Residuals:
·         Continued fabricating and installing guards for conveyor drive units
·         Continued installing ductwork to truck bins on west-side residuals
·         Set cyclone down-comer piping on both cyclones
·         Set rotary feeders for high pressure blowers

Winston Plywood & Veneer:
·         Continued running logs through debarker and cut-up system, and kicked blocks out into log pockets
·         Continued placing logs in vaults and heating logs for peeling at Lathe No. 2
·         Continued checkout and peeling hot blocks on Lathe No. 2
·         Continued checkout on No. 2 lathe line equipment (lathe, clipper, & stacker)
·         Continued checkout and tuning on Log Pro equipment
·         Continued installing piping from glue room to lay-up line equipment
·         Continued installing trash conveyor for lay-up line to hog room
·         Continued details on installation of Dryer No. 1 & 2 infeed and outfeed sections
·         Continued testing dryer infeed systems and main dryer chains and rolls in No. 1 & 2 dryers
·         Continued installing glue lay-up line mechanical and electrical equipment
·         Continued details on installing trim-saw equipment





Monday, July 25, 2016

Winston Plywood Update 7-22-16


Foundations:
·         Continued making repairs to old floor slab (at west side of No. 2 lathe line pull chain)

Site Utilities:
·         Completed installing pipe bollards at corners of building
·         Continued placing concrete in treads on stairs at lathe access areas

Northeast Corner – Log Ramp Construction Area:
·         Completed installing guard rails on infeed ramp to tree-length log deck

Hog, Glue Room, and Chipper Deck:
·         Continued installing piping and valves at glue makeup and storage area
·         Continued installing and refurbishing equipment on chipper deck
·         Installed emergency eye wash station at glue room and caustic unloading area

Low Voltage Electrical:
·         Continued installing conduit and wiring to breakroom / restrooms / offices at mezzanine area and shipping office
·         Continued installing fire alarm system on metal wall at mezzanine and maintenance shop area
·         Completed electrical connection to 5-ton overhead crane at lathe deck

Log Pre-Conditioning Vaults:
·         Completed cleaning holding pit for vault water
·         Completed final cleaning inside vaults
·         Began placing plywood blocks inside vaults
·         Continued installing pumps and piping on vault hot-water system (WPV/BMI)

Plant Build-Out:
·         Completed installing bathroom fixtures in east-side restrooms
·         Continued installing bathroom fixtures in west-side restrooms
·         Continued running ductwork and installed grills in mezzanine area
·         Continued installing sheeting in maintenance shop, boiler room, and air compressor room
·         Completed installing ceiling grid in west-side restrooms
·         Continued installing roof joists in west-side lunch room
·         Completed installing tile in west-side restrooms (walls and floor)
·         Completed installing stairs and handrails to upper floor access on west side of mezzanine
·         Completed installing fence around storage area on upper floor at mezzanine

Site Paving:
·         Continued excavation, backfill, and compaction of material in area north of Building 5 and west of Log Conditioning Vaults for paving
·         Completed grading for paving around east side of log infeed deck to debarker
·         Began excavation and placement of stone for paving between vaults and log infeed deck

RTO Rebuild:
·         Continued installing insulation on RTO duct (Completed north-side duct and began installing on south-side duct)
·         Continued installing conduit and power to RTO duct controls and devices

East Side & West Side Residuals:
·         Continued fabricating and installing guards for conveyor drive units
·         Continued installing ductwork and truck bins on west-side residuals

Winston Plywood & Veneer:
·         Continued installing hydraulic components for cylinders on vault doors
·         Installed and piped in vault water circulation pumps
·         Continued running logs through debarker and cut-up system, and kicked blocks out into log pockets
·         Began placing logs in vaults
·         Continued checkout and peeling cold logs on Lathe No. 2
·         Continued checkout on No. 2 lathe line equipment (clipper & stackers)
·         Continued refurbishing chippers and conveyors for green-end by products (on chipper deck)
·         Continued electrical installation at Green-End equipment (conduit and power wiring)
·         Continued electrical checkout on Log Pro equipment
·         Continued relocation of saw frames on cut-up system
·         Continued installing piping from glue room to lay-up line equipment
·         Continued installing trash conveyor for lay-up line to hog room
·         Continued details on installation of Dryer No. 1 & 2 infeed and outfeed sections
·         Continued testing dryer infeed systems and main dryer chains and rolls in No. 1 & 2 dryers
·         Continued installing glue lay-up line mechanical and electrical equipment
·         Continued details on installing trim-saw equipment
·         Continued construction of decks to core kickout pockets
·         Continued refurbishing core kickout pockets
·         Continued fabrication of infeed deck to No. 2 Lathe step-feeder and began installing infeed system to No. 1 Lathe step-feeder
·         Completed fabrication and installation of support steel for No. 1 lathe step feeder
·         Continued installing components on east side truck bins and infeed conveyors
·         Set trailer under transfer conveyor for bark from debarking system







Thursday, July 21, 2016

Louisville PD Receives a ThankYou

Thanks Winston Plywood for your support of our local law enforcement.!


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Winston Plywood Update 7-15-16


Site Utilities:
·         Continued installing pipe bollards at corners of building
·         Placed concrete in treads on stairs at lathe access areas

Northeast Corner – Log Ramp Construction Area:
·         Finished grading and cleanup in northeast corner for log handling equipment to deliver logs to tree-length ramp
·         Installed guard rails on infeed ramp to tree-length log deck

Hog, Glue Room, and Chipper Deck:
·         Continued installing piping and valves at glue makeup and storage area
·         Continued installing and refurbishing equipment on chipper deck

Low Voltage Electrical:
·         Continued installing conduit and wiring to breakroom / restrooms / offices at mezzanine area and shipping office
·         Continued installing fire alarm system on metal wall at mezzanine and maintenance shop area

Log Pre-Conditioning Vaults:
·         Began cleaning holding pit for vault water
·         Continued final cleaning inside vaults

Plant Build-Out:
·         Continued installing bathroom fixtures in east-side restrooms
·         Continued running ductwork and installed grills in mezzanine area
·         Completed installing sheeting on stud walls at mezzanine area and continued installing sheeting in maintenance shop, boiler room, and air compressor room
·         Continued installing ceiling grid in west-side restrooms
·         Installed partial roof joists in west-side lunch room
·         Installed access stairs to mezzanine area (handrails remain to be installed)
·         Installed sheetrock in offices on upper floor at mezzanine and began tape & float
·         Installed fence around storage area on upper floor at mezzanine
·         Began installing toilet fixtures on west-side restrooms
·         Began installing wall tile in west-side restrooms

Plant Piping:
·         Completed installing insulation on piping in boiler room at HPR and DA tank
·         Continued checkout and commissioning on air compressors and air dryers
·         Continued fabrication of piping to cross the truss across north roadway (piping to vaults)
·         Continued installing piping from dryer wash-water pit to vaults

Fire Suppression:
·         Continued installing hose reels at building columns
·         Continued installing sprinkler heads in automatic systems throughout the plant
·         Installed sprinkler piping around step feeder structure at No. 1 Lathe

Site Paving:
·         Continued excavation, backfill, and compaction of material in area north of Building 5 and west of Log Conditioning Vaults for paving
·         Continued grading for paving around east side of log infeed deck to debarker

RTO Rebuild:
·         Continued refurbishing RTO duct and equipment
·         Continued installing insulation on RTO duct
·         Installed access stairs to RTO duct platform
·         Completed fabrication and weld-out on transition duct from RTO ID fan to RTO stack
·         Continued installing conduit and power to RTO duct controls and devices

East Side & West Side Residuals:
·         Continued fabricating and installing by –products handling conveyors and equipment (East Side)
·         Continued pulling wiring to by-products conveyors and equipment (East Side)
·         Continued installing plating and chutework at transitions between conveyors (East Side)
·         Continued fabricating and installing guards for conveyor drive units
·         Continued installing foundations on West-Side Residuals

Winston Plywood & Veneer:
·         Continued installing hydraulic components for cylinders on vault doors
·         Modified foundations for vault water circulation pumps
·         Received two vault water circulation pumps
·         Ran additional logs through debarker and cut-up system, and kicked blocks out into log pocket
·         Continued refurbishing and installing Lathes No. 1 & 2 and related equipment (continued focus on east lathe line)
·         Continued installing equipment at both clippers, green stackers, and pull chains (continued focus on east lathe line)
·         Continued checkout on No. 2 lathe line equipment (clipper & stackers)
·         Ran first blocks through Lathe No. 2
·         Continued refurbishing chippers and conveyors for green-end by products (on chipper deck)
·         Continued electrical installation at Green-End equipment (conduit and power wiring)
·         Continued electrical checkout on Log Pro equipment
·         Relocated 2 cut-up saw frames
·         Continued installing piping from glue room to lay-up line equipment
·         Continued installing trash conveyor for lay-up line to hog room
·         Continued details on installation of Dryer No. 1, 2, & 3 infeed and outfeed sections
·         Continued installing electrical power to No. 1, 2, & 3 dryer components
·         Began testing dryer infeed systems and main dryer chains and rolls in No. 1 & 2 dryers
·         Continued installing glue lay-up line mechanical and electrical equipment
·         Continued details on installing trim-saw equipment
·         Continued installing chute work at transitions on by-products handling conveyors at ESR
·         Continued installing drive components on miscellaneous ESR conveyors
·         Continued performing preliminary test runs and program changes on No. 1 Lathe line motors and equipment
·         Continued construction of decks to core kickout pockets
·         Continued refurbishing core kickout pockets
·         Continued fabrication of infeed deck to No. 2 Lathe step-feeder and began installing infeed system to No. 1 Lathe step-feeder
·         Continued fabrication and installation of support steel for No. 1 lathe step feeder
·         Continued fabrication and installation of fines & overs conveyors at east-side residuals shaker screens; continued installing drive components and safety guarding
·         Continued installing components on east side truck bins and infeed conveyors