Nature’s Variety Equipment Installation

ARCO selected Kienlen Constructors for specialized automated pet food freeze drying equipment installation for the expansion of Nature’s Variety’s Lincoln, Nebraska plant. The project included the installation of 400 linear feet of stainless steel trolley rail, two RAY™ freeze dryer cabinets weighing 35,000 lbs each, a plate washer and other associated equipment.

Lock & Dam 25 – Gates & Service Bridge Painting and Repair

Originally constructed in 1939, Lock and Dam 25 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Kienlen is performing major repairs and upgrades to 14 60-foot tainter gates, three 100-foot roller gates, and a service bridge on the 1,296-foot-long dam. The project allows the lock and dam to continue providing the safe transportation of […]

Finished Goods Building Addition

Kienlen constructed a 15,650-square-foot, 6-story addition of the finished goods building at Italgrani’s U.S. Durum Milling plant. The project included 12 drilled piers into bedrock, concrete foundations, erection of 1,500 pieces of structural steel, and installation of 16 tanks, each standing 47 feet tall and measuring 11 feet in diameter. The plant, which is one […]

Shredder Motor Replacement

Grossman is St. Louis’ leading buyer and processor of scrap iron and steel. When the motor went out on their 8,000-horsepower mega-shredder, they needed a qualified contractor that could act immediately. Kienlen was able to quickly mobilize equipment and staff to install a new motor and get production at the busy plant back online in […]

Doe Run Water Treatment Program

During construction of a new industrial wastewater treatment plant for The Doe Run Company, Kienlen placed 2,100 cubic yards of structural concrete, installed 33 tons of clarifier equipment, and 600 pieces of miscellaneous metals. Doe Run operates mines throughout southeast Missouri that produce lead, copper, and zinc. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a consent […]