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What are the ‘magnificent seven’ elements to successfully pick a contractor?

03.01.2011  | 

Valuable pointers help industrial plant managers minimize downtime, maintain quality and safety to improve operations

Keywords: [maintenance] [safety] [caotings] [piping] [contractor] [painting]

At some point in time, every industrial plant must bring in an outside contractor to do specialized work such as boiler blasting, concrete waterproofing and ceiling painting that in-house manpower cannot perform on a cost-effective basis. Such an option makes sense, in that many industrial operations do not enjoy the luxury of reassigning staff to do labor-intensive work that requires additional training. Nor does facility management have at their ready disposal the unique equipment required to perform major maintenance or upgrade projects.

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