FEATURED PROJECTS

Chute Ore Modifications

Within the first four months of operation at a mine’s new copper/nickel processing plant in Michigan, the sloped and self-cleaning chute liners (1/2” AR400) and shell plates (1/4” A36) were worn through, causing severe spillage, due to the high density and extreme abrasiveness of the ore. Two-thirds of the plant’s maintenance time was devoted to

Read More >

University Substation Expansion

A major university needed to expand the capacity of its main substation due to continued campus growth and the addition of air conditioning to all campus buildings. The university had acquired the distribution side of the substation from the local utility a few years earlier and had made major changes to the distribution switchgear. The

Read More >

Cuyahoga County Municipal Energy Program (CCMEP)

As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, The Cuyahoga County Board of Commissioners received a grant through the U.S. Department of Energy for improving energy efficiency and energy conservation of public buildings in Cuyahoga County.  This initiative was referred to as the Cuyahoga County Municipal Energy Program (CCMEP).  Varo was contracted

Read More >

Elementary Development

Varo’s responsibility for the Elementary Development Project was based on the client’s request for the creation of control elementary drawings associated with the client’s plant DCS control system. The client’s objective was to create Elementary drawings to document missing Digital and Field Powered Analog I/O. The I/O points affected for this work exist in the

Read More >

Fiberglass Reinforcements Sizing Systems

The goal of the numerous projects was to provide fully automated chemical and utility piping systems for raw material storage, mixing, and application for fiberglass reinforcements sizing/binder systems. Varo provided engineering services and support throughout the life of each project; from the conceptual and preliminary design and cost estimating phases, through the sizing system start-up

Read More >