Pilkington-Rossford-Plant

ARC Completes Major Rebuild for Pilkington, North America

Allstates Refractory Contractors is proud to announce the completion of a major rebuild at Pilkington, North America located in Rossford, Ohio.

The multi-million dollar project began in June 2016 and ended with the completion and startup of an oxy-fuel fired float furnace with a capacity of 450 tons per day.

At the outset, ARC faced unforeseen challenges ...

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Insight: Safety First

In every industry of the business world today, there is an ever-increasing push towards workplace health and safety.

Some figures indicate that Businesses spend upwards of $170 Billion dollars a year on workplace injury and illnesses and that the implementation and adherence to an in-depth Health & Safety program can save companies more than 20 to 40 percent of those related costs. (OSHA)

Increasingly more and more contracts are being awarded based on safety performance, including a contractor’s TRIR rating. TRIR stands for Total Recordable Incident Rate and is a figure calculated from data recorded on OSHA reporting logs.

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ARC Health & Safety Program

One of the biggest advances we have made in the Health & Safety Program at Allstates Refractory Contractors is through the education and certification of Rick Smith. Rick has now obtained over 40 certifications, including multiple OSHA accreditations, that certify him to run ARC’s Safety Program.

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