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Ground Breaking News for 2017 Building Expansion

UBP announces yet another major expansion to their manufacturing facility. ‘We are excited to show our clients and staff how our vision to be the best and most innovative blower system supplier continues to grow not only with our square footage, but also with our holistic approach to improve both solutions and services,’ says Natalie Menke, President of UBP. Stay tuned for progress and more updates later
this fall!

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Meeting and Exceeding the End User’s Needs Together: Trusted Partnerships

The best manufacturers tirelessly seek out valuable relationships that become more than just equipment providers; they seek trusted partners who share the same goals for success.  For Universal Blower Pac, this has always been our goal: meet and exceed the end user’s needs and expectations for every project.  We’ve found that this is one of the keys to growing the valuable relationships we have with numerous engineering and manufacturing firms who, in turn, call on us to do the same for their clients.

In a recent customer visit to Cloacina (located in Arroyo Grande, CA), Jay Guio, UBP OEM Sales REP, met with Troy Ellison, CEO of Cloacina LLC. Following that visit, the Cloacina Team surprised us with this vendor highlight video spotlighting the value of building a trusted partnership.  “One of the things that have impressed me with Universal Blower Pac is the fact that they are willing to work with us in regards to pushing the envelope,” says Ellison. “This showed us that they were willing to jump as high as we were being asked to jump by our clients. And it’s nice knowing someone is as equally invested in your success as you are.”

 

 

 

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Kirksville, MO WWTP Post Aeration Basin Updated with UBP Blower Systems

As mDirect Drive blower system and noise enclosureany cities around the country face new state and federal standards that demand higher regulations for their municipal facilities, the City of Kirksville, Missouri Wastewater Treatment Plant prepares to undergo new improvements to ensure compliance with the tougher standards.

The plant improvements have three major phases including headwork’s and flow control, biological treatments, and solids handling with a total cost for the project around $18 million and began in the spring of 2015.

The engineer of record is HDR Engineering. The general contractor awarded the project is River City Construction. Universal Blower Pac’s representative is Ressler & AssociatesKirksville WWTP loading blower systemUniversal Blower Pac is providing five tri-lobe blower systems to service the post aeration basins.

SOLUTION PROVIDED

Each blower provides up to 2560 SCFM at 10.5 PSIG on a VFD. The tri-lobe blowers are direct coupled with 250HP motors in ATTENU-PAC enclosures.

EXPECTED RESULTS

  • Direct drive design provides up to 5% energy savings versus v-belt driven blowers at the design point
  • Direct drive design eliminates belt maintenance and replacement
  • Up to 60% energy savings due to VFD control versus a constant speed system
  • Up to 25 dba noise reduction with the ATTENU-PAC full enclosure design
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