Project Notes

  • Facility Type
    30-Foot Deep Test Pit

  • Location
    Brookshire, TX

  • Size
    25'-0" W x 67'-0" L x 30'-0" Deep

Sulzer Pump Overview

  • KDW designed/built a 350,000 gallon test pit for the client's oversized pumps.
  • The excavation of the 30-foot deep hole required proper back slope, which had to be engineered in order to maintain safety for our people to work at the bottom of the pit.
  • The pit has a 2'6" thick concrete slab, 2'3" thick concrete end walls and 3'6" thick concrete side walls.
  • At 30 ft below natural grade at the bottom of the pit we installed a 30 ft long x 8 ft diameter pipe in the ground.
  • This pit was used to test the client's oversized pumps, the largest of which will pump 350,000 gallons of liquid per minute.

KDW has worked with us on two of our facilities, and we have been more than pleased both times. Their expertise in building for companies in the manufacturing industry resulted in facilities that were optimized for our purposes, resulting in smart layouts and highly-efficient spaces. When it comes to customer service, KDW has been affordable, personable, and timely. We highly recommend KDW for your company’s design/building projects.

BAUER Equipment America

People make the company.  The folks at KDW are talented, professional, friendly, and second to none.  In spite of the full book of business they keep, I never once felt like my calls were ignored, rushed, or unimportant.  Architects, project managers, superintendents.....they were all top-notch.  Our design/build experience with KDW exceeded all our expectations.

Jeff Olchesky

Pine Cove

When Goya realized the need for a large facility capable of heavy production, we knew KDW would be our designs/builder and Houston would be our home. This is our second project in 6 years with KDW and the Goya team considers the KDW team part of our extended family."

Evelio Fernandez

Vice President

Goya Foods

I have worked with KDW for over 12 years on very large and small projects. They are skilled at analyzing our needs and offering multiple solutions for a project. Great company and I enjoy working with them.

Michael Sabados

Strategic Projects Manager

NOV

In 2013 WIKA Process Solutions LP and GAYESCO INTERNATIONAL LCC started working with the KDW team to design & build our brand new manufacturing facility on a 13 acre lot in the Pasadena ship channel area. From start (concept & initial renderings) to finish (January 2015 moving in) the KDW team supported us in every step of the way.

Paul Lemmens

Wika

KDW has been a true partner to our business since 2013. From small projects, complicated projects, to the largest projects in our business, KDW has been our single resource for success in the growth of our facilities. Their team brings vision, integrity, teamwork, and a true partnership to every aspect of our relationship. KDW is our single source for our development and contractor needs in all of Texas.

Bill Ader

Capital Projects Manager

Oldcastle Infrastructure, Inc.

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