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(November 18, 2015, Hendersonville, NC)- IMOCO, Inc (Industrial Maintenance Overflow Corporation) has announced the addition of their new Food and Beverage division. IMOCO's Food and Beverage division specializes in construction and sanitary welding for the food, beverage, dairy and pharmaceutical industries.
Design and installation of process piping systems unique to the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries are specialties of IMOCO's Food and Beverage division. With vast experience in materials and joining techniques, based on the movement of the product and the sanitation and health requirements of the industry, IMOCO team members have worked on projects for some of the largest breweries, dairies, and bottling companies in the United States. Among the areas of specialty are Georg Fischer piping, stainless steel piping, stainless steel welding, utility piping, and controls and automation.
“Although we have participated in this type of construction throughout the years, by hiring well-qualified project managers that focus on food and beverage grade construction, we are now in a position to respond to the tremendous demand occurring throughout the southeast,” said Bill Harris, Vice President of the Food and Beverage Division of IMOCO, Inc. He continued, "IMOCO is very excited to support the existing breweries, cideries and wineries in the area as well as help those needing new construction."
IMOCO operates as a sub-contractor or a full-service design/build contractor, depending on a client’s particular needs. As a fully-licensed, unlimited contractor with projects spanning the US, Mexico and Canada, IMOCO understands the importance of bringing projects in on time and within budget, and have specialized in doing so for over 50 years. For more information please contact Bill Harris at 828-684-2000.
(October 29, 2015)-Philip Sechler has joined IMOCO, Inc. as their newest project manager. Phillip is an experienced manager with demonstrated expertise in project engineering and managing construction for mechanical facilities, manufacturing plants, telecommunication hubs, large shop buildings, laboratory buildings, bridge components and offshore platforms. He possesses a broad experiential skill set developed through managing a variety of project elements from steel fab and erection to mechanical systems and instrumentation and controls.
(September 29, 2015) Kent Jolly has joined Imoco, Inc as a specialist with 25 years in food grade process piping. He has traveled coast-to-coast working on projects for companies such as Sierra Nevada, Chobani, Yee-Haw Brewing Company, Coca Cola, and Nestle.
Jolly’s skills include leading crews, blue-print reading, fitting pipe, and assembling pipe using a variety of assembly methods including soft solder, thread, Victualic couple, TIG weld, MIG weld, Stick weld, and more. He is extremely capable with PVC, copper, carbon, steel and all varieties of stainless steel. A former work colleague stated, “I would say without hesitation that Kent’s skills with tig welding stainless and carbon pipe are the best I’ve ever seen.”
"We are excited about Kent joining our staff," said Bill Harris, IMOCO Chief Operating Officer. “His vast experience and rare skill set is a major asset to our company.”
(September 22, 2015) IMOCO, Inc welcomes two new employees to their new Greenville location.
Travis Ramsey, PE, PMP brings more than 10 years of experience in pipe fabrication and installation project management. With extensive shop and field experience with ASME code pressure vessel design, equipment installation as well as structural steel fabrication and erection, Travis has a broad background in the industrial field. He holds a Professional Engineering License in South Carolina as well as a Project Management Professional Certification. Travis graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
John Vernon has extensive and successful experience as a Vice President of Marketing and field representative in the Refinery, Power and Chemical markets. With his twenty plus years of experience and valuable bank of contacts, John plans to significantly contribute to the growth of the company. He has a degree in Industrial Technology from University of Southwestern Louisiana and was in the US Air Force before beginning his business career.
IMOCO, Inc has been awarded the contract for mechanical, process piping and chiller installation for Raumedic AG’s new plant in Mills River, NC.
Headquartered in Helmbrechts, Germany, Raumedic manufactures components used in the medical and pharmaceutical industry, including high-tech catheters, drug delivery systems and parts for surgical devices. With the development of the new plant, Raumedic will be adding to the local economy by filling 172 full-time jobs.
"We are excited about this opportunity for IMOCO, as well as the impact that Raumedic will make on our community as a whole," said Bill Harris, IMOCO Chief Operating Officer.
IMOCO, founded in Western North Carolina more than 50 years ago, is the regional leader in industrial and mechanical contracting projects. For more information, visit IMOCOinc.net.