Construction Forum STL: Integrated Facility Services Opens Stainless Steel Fabrication Facility

Construction Forum STL: Integrated Facility Services Opens Stainless Steel Fabrication Facility July 26, 2018

Integrated Facility Services (IFS) has opened a newly renovated, state-of-the-art stainless steel fabrication facility to support the growing needs of its pharmaceutical and other industrial clients. The self-contained custom fabrication facility prevents carbon steel contamination ensuring the cleanliness of stainless steel piping assemblies. The space also serves as a fabrication area for bead and crevice free (BCF) fusion of PVDF piping for USP water systems, which are used by pharmaceutical manufacturers.

The 1,500-square-foot facility is equipped with orbital welding equipment as well as cutting and facing tools that enable IFS to fabricate piping to the most stringent specifications. The renovation included complete retooling, new lighting, upgraded ventilation and a new oxygen monitoring system.

In addition, IFS provides environmental system control validation for critical areas such as pharmaceutical production facilities. The company integrates multiple protocols into their client’s HVAC and production operating systems to provide a 21 CFR Part II compliant system with extensive alarming, trending and reporting, and unlimited data storage.

Integrated Facility Services (IFS) is a full-service HVAC, plumbing, piping, fire protection and building automation firm with more than 260 professional and trade employees. Established in 1966, IFS delivers integrated mechanical engineering and construction, installation, service and planned maintenance, and energy conservation solutions to ensure occupant comfort, improve efficiency and reduce operational costs. IFS is the sixth largest mechanical contractor in the St. Louis region. IFS serves clients in Missouri and Illinois, with offices in St. Louis and Columbia.



Synergy Group