Heraeus Epurio Production Expansion

Production Expansion - Heraeus Epurio LLC

Vandalia, OH


  • Assignment: Design-build
  • Architect: BHDP
  • Mechanical and Structural Engineer: Process Plus
  • Client: Heraeus Epurio LLC


This project allowed Heraeus to expand their metal powder production capability. It is a two-story, 41,000 sf new production building that included phased renovation of the existing production building and renovation of the existing tank farm. The project includes a reactor room, piping, a sprinkler pump house and cleanroom space. Other features include glass lined reactors, receivers, chillers, condensers, ISO chargers and dedicated fume hoods.


  • The Messer 5S Program was utilized on the job to drive consistency and a best-in-class standard to help achieve Zero Injury. The components of 5S include Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain.
  • Flow Scheduling allowed the team to break the project into similarly sized areas and determine the best sequences,
    accelerating project schedule, improving subcontractor
    performance and ensuring a safer work environment.
  • The project team used prefabricated piping and skids to expedite the installation time and minimize installation challenges within the tight project site.
  • ABC Ohio Valley Excellence in Construction “Eagle” Award.

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