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Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Design, Environmental Assessments, and  Surveying

Pineville, LA


¨ Ballard CLC, Inc. (formerly Ballard & Associates) provided professional services to this soap manufacturing facility from the mid 1980’s to the late 1990’s that included over (130) projects involving $25M in various improvements throughout the 100 acre urban site.  More recently we have completed or have in progress new storage, parking and various renovations.  Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical, and Structural Engineering; Landscape Architecture; and Land Surveying expertise has been used and we have provided other technical services in the fields of CADD technology, construction monitoring, structural steel detailing and model construction.  A brief summary follows:


Recent Projects Include:

¨ Miscellaneous upgrades and additions to storage areas; renovations of processing areas; preliminary plans for space additions; structural additions and parking improvements.


Older Projects included:

¨ Industrial Engineering work included the development of a packing line and involved a scale model, space planning, improvements to the feed conveyor and dust collection systems, and electrical/mechanical/structural improvements.  Other work included analysis of the Furnace Control Room, a scale model of the 5th/6th floors of the Making Tower, development of plant process and air-flow diagrams, analysis of on/off-site warehouse space including a scale model, and a scale model of the NE quadrant of the site.


¨ Master Planning & Building Design for Motor Control Center and Guard House/Visitor Entrance Buildings; renovations to the Perfume, Training, and MSG Buildings and the MSG Laboratory in the Tower Building; a testing lab; analysis of fire escapes, and Conference Room renovations. 


¨ Structural Engineering work involved a multitude of improvements throughout the plant including bridge and monorail cranes, walkways, ladders, supports, reinforcing, cooling tower, platforms and an 80 ft high stair tower.


¨ Civil Engineering work included site and building surveys, and a truck entrance road, guard shack, and loading facility at the north end of the site.  Other projects included renovation of the wastewater collection/pumping system and an analysis of the expansion of highway US 165 in front of the plant. 


1001 Bayou Place

Alexandria, LA 71303

Ph (318) 445-6571

F (318) 448-0257

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Since 1908