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First of Three 200,000 lb/hr Boilers Headed to the Middle East

First 200,000pph Boiler Ready to Load the Ship at the Port of Houston

Nationwide Boiler is pleased to announce that we recently secured our largest rental project in our fifty one year history! This long-term rental includes three (3) 200,000 lb/hr, 750 psi / 750F superheated steam, skid-mounted package Babcock & Wilcox watertube boilers. We are also supplying a plant master work station and one (1) deaerator with pumps for the duration of the rental. The equipment will support the start-up of Saudi-Aramco's 106-square-kilometer refinery and terminal in Jizan, Saudi Arabia.

The first boiler was loaded at the Port of Houston over this past weekend, beginning a six week journey to the Port of Jizan. The other two boilers, along with additional equipment, will be coordinated in a phased shipment process.

Take a look at the time lapse video below to see the first boiler being loaded on the ship, and read our press release for additional details on this major rental project.

Great job to all involved and we look forward to a successful project!

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Never Forget 9-11

Two Rental Boilers & One Feedwater Van at Ground Zero After 9-11
We will always remember those who risked their lives and those who lost their lives on this tragic day in history.

We are grateful today and always.

2018 9 11 Remembrance

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Nationwide Boiler Presenting at the CIBO Industrial Emissions Conference

Nationwide Boiler will have a table at this year’s Industrial Emissions Conference presented by the Council of Industrial Boiler Owners (CIBO). The conference begins next week, July 30 and is being held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, NC.

In addition to our exhibition, our very own Bill Testa will be presenting on the topic of California’s current boiler NOx control requirements. The Regional Clean Air Incentives Market (RECLAIM) program recently transitioned to a command-and-control regulatory structure, requiring Best Available Retrofit Control Technology (BARCT). In addition, implementation of BARCT has been expedited and must occur by 2023 due to AB617.

Nationwide Boiler has been in discussions with two prominent air regarding the best possible solution for users that are part of the RECLAIM program. Bill will be educating and informing attendees on these solutions at the upcoming meeting.

If you will be at the conference next week, be sure to find Bill and Jim Barbeau at table #14.

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A Peek Into the History of One Nationwide Rental Boiler

Nationwide Boiler's rental fleet consists of many boilers in a variety of steam output capacities and design pressures. Some boilers in  our rental fleet remain rental units throughout their useful life, while others find permanent homes through used boiler sales. One unit in particular has seen the best of both worlds. 

This 70,000 lb/hr trailer-mounted package watertube boiler was originally manufacutred in 1997 and was an active part of our rental fleet for roughly 14 years. In 2011 it was purchased by one of Nationwide Boiler’s valued customers in Newark, CA, less than 5 miles from our headquarters in Fremont. In addition to the boiler package itself, we supplied our CataStak™ SCR system for sub 5 ppm NOx emissions and removed the boiler from the trailer for permanent installation within their facility.

Fast forward to 2016, when we received word that the facility was closing. Nationwide was given the opportunity to re-acquire the boiler buy the boiler back, as it was still in good operating condition. Knowing the quality of boilers that we maintain, rent, and sell, as well as the maintenance history from its current location, we took advantage of this opportunity and purchased the boiler.

The unit has been fully reconditioned and installed on a trailer for mobility and is now on it's first rental job out of retirement. Great job to Nationwide Boiler's shop personnel who took part in bringing this boiler back to life. On to the next one!
B785 Before After
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