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.

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 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

KDW was the best choice for our Design-Build we could ever make. From early on, they guided us through this enormous process of defining and designing the perfect building for our needs. Their expertise and experience makes it easy to make the necessary decisions to get the job done and deliver on time the best results possible – the perfect building to grow our business!

Florian Schiller

MAN Diesel

Throughout the different phases of construction, one thing impressed us the most was your focus in honoring your commitments. Secondly, The art of making a very complex project simple is a concept you have gracefully mastered.  We not only made the right choice with KDW we found a new partner.

Evan Barnett

General Manager

Typhoon Texas

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.

We could not have picked a better partner, to help us in establishing a productive plant in SW Houston. KDW met with us several times, to develop an understanding of our needs. Once understood, they incorporated our proven program with their local knowledge of Municipality, available Materials, Sub Contractors, and other Project Management Guidance.

Kent Keebler

Project Manager

LKQ Corporation

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