What was our client looking for?
Oscar Mayer wanted a team to refurbish the roof of its food packaging
plant while keeping its factory completely free from any contaminants.
How did we help?
One of the main considerations in refurbishing this roof was to use a
fume-free method of adhering a new surface to the existing one,
preventing vapours from entering plant through roof-mounted vents.
Our team worked closely with membrane manufacturers to develop a
solution that allowed an eco-friendly material to be used without bitumen.
The membrane is completely recyclable, so this method presented
environmental benefits too. We also used a different coloured membrane
to create set walkways for the company’s maintenance staff, and installed
handrails around the roof’s perimeter as an additional safety feature.
Any leaks from the 4,000 m2 roof onto the production line would result in the
food being discarded, so preventing water penetration is a commercial
necessity for our customer. The result of our work is a completely watertight
roof, refurbished using a fume-free method to keep the factory free from