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(Hendersonville, NC, March 17, 2016)-Students from East Henderson High School participated in a seminar on Thursday, March 17 at IMOCO, Inc, a company providing comprehensive contracting services to mechanical and industrial companies across the Southeast.
Bill Harris, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, led a presentation that introduced students to the types of careers available, job titles and responsibilities, and discussed salaries and benefits associated with those jobs.
Chad Allen, Project Engineer, shared photos, spoke about specific projects completed by IMOCO, and gave suggestions for entering the field.
Bob Revels, Safety Director at IMOCO, continued the presentation with a lesson on the importance of safety, detailing how OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) standards changed the industry. A certified trainer for OSHA10 and OSHA30, Revels commented on the importance IMOCO places on safety saying, “Since 2009, IMOCO has had zero lost time injuries. This is almost unheard of in the industry.”
After suggestions were given for continuing education and entering the field, students were taken on a tour of the facility to learn about equipment.
“We’re glad to have the chance to introduce young people to the industry. It’s a good opportunity to inform them of the different types of careers available so that they can begin to focus on one that resonates with them,” said Bill Harris.
By Bill Moss, Hendersonville Lightning
Published: February 9, 2016
Kimberly-Clark Corp. has chosen a local contractor to construct a plant expansion.
IMOCO announced Tuesday that it had been awarded a large construction contract for the Henderson County plant. The construction project will employ 35-40 total workers, with the vast majority of them living in Henderson County. "We are so appreciative of the long-term relationship that IMOCO and Kimberly Clark have enjoyed," IMOCO Chief Operating Officer Bill Harris said in a news release. "This project alone will employ about 30 Henderson County residents, with an average wage of $24 per hour."
IMOCO has done work for the Kimberly Clark plant, as well as others across the nation, for over 30 years. Founded in Henderson County in 1964, IMOCO specializes in industrial construction, maintenance and machinery setup throughout the South.
IMOCO has offices in Fletcher and Spartanburg.
IMOCO, Inc. is proud to announce that they are now offering OSHA 10 & 30 classes as well as specialized equipment certification training to outside organizations.
With over 30 years of experience in Safety Operations, our in house Safety Director, Bob Revels, has the background, certifications and resources to customize a safety and training program to fit business in the fields of construction, manufacturing and brewery operations.
Safety should be at the top of any employer’s core values and concerns. This is training that can save a life or prevent an injury before it happens.
Please contact Bob Revels at 828-684-2000 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a free consultation. Training can be done at the client’s facility or in a class room environment arranged by Imoco.
(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.