Automation System Analysis Projects

International Paper – Paper Machine Productivity Improvements

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric served as the lead electrical and controls contractor for a >$100M capital improvement project, increasing production capacity by more than 40,000 tons of containerboard per year. The Olsson construction management team worked hand-in-hand with the customer …

Kapstone #11 Paper Machine HCR Refiner and ENP Press Project

Overview In 2013, Olsson Industrial Electric completed a project for Kapstone involving a commissioning shutdown that required 48 electricians on a 24-hour schedule for 4 days. Scope 13.8 kV power distribution13.8 kV soft start575 V switchgear12,000 HP motor and control …

Schnitzer Steel Mega Shredder – Electrical Installation

Overview In 2007, Olsson Industrial Electric completed an electrical installation at Schnitzer Steel's brand new facility in Portland, Oregon. Scope Olsson installed the following items: 12.5 kV power distribution4160 V power distribution3,400 concrete encased duct bankSubstation building electricalShredder Building electrical …

Vera Water & Power 16th Avenue Substation

Overview While working with Vera Water and Power, OS Engineering determined that additional system capacity was needed to meet growth requirements to provide quality reliability in the near and long-term future. OS Engineering prepared complete design drawings for the construction …

Seneca Sawmill Mill Equipment Upgrade/Installation

Overview In May of 2015, Olsson Industrial Electric initiated a mill expansion project for Seneca Sawmill in Eugene, Oregon. This expansion project incorporated multiple additions and upgrades, specifically to "Mill A" where Olsson installed new conduit, wiring and associated electrical …

Greenberry Cosmo Specialty Fibers Paper Mill Start-Up

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric completed a project in the spring of 2012 that included the start-up and commissioning of a paper mill that had been shuttered for the past five years. Due to a compressed construction schedule, the Olsson field crew …

Ice Harbor Lock and Dam Digital Governor Upgrade

Overview Olsson Industrial Electric completed a digital governor upgrade at the Ice Harbor Lock and Dam. Olsson removed the existing governors and associated controls. New conduit and cabling was installed to support the replacement digital governors in main units 1-3. …