Author Archives: Bassett Mechanical

Quality Construction of Very Large Refrigeration Vessels

In the Industrial Refrigeration Handbook (1998), Professor Wilbert Stoecker offered general thoughts on the sizing of refrigeration vessels. In his comprehensive text, he consolidated his opinion as, “Never scrimp on the size of the vessel.” Today, application requirements and changes in design philosophy have increased the focus on refrigerant charge reduction and thereby vessel size […]

EPA Risk Management Program Rule Amendment

Effective as of March 15, 2021, the EPA’s Risk Management Program Reconsideration Rule has been finalized and now requires RMP regulated facilities to perform a public meeting following a reportable accident with public impacts including (but not limited to) evacuations, injuries, offsite deaths, or environmental or property damage Facility owners should provide notice of the […]

Legends Throughout Bassett Mechanical’s 85 Year History

As we celebrate 85 years of Creating Customers for Life®, we also reflect on the honor of being a third-generation family-owned business for over 8 decades. Generation after generation of Bassett family members proudly stepping up to lead our business through integrity, innovation, and commitment to our customers and associates. Some of us have had […]

Bassett Mechanical Reaches 1.5 Million Hours Without a Lost Time Injury!

Bassett Mechanical is proud to announce, that as of February 2021, we have reached 1.5 million hours without experiencing an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) lost time injury. That means it has been nearly two years since an associate has missed time on the job because of a work-related injury. This significant milestone is […]

Virtual Design and Construction: Investing in Technology

By Tyler Petersen, Virtual Design and Construction Manager Over the years, Bassett Mechanical has made a strategic decision to continue to invest in expanding design capabilities. From purchasing a 3D laser scanner for capturing accurate data at our customer sites to a robotic total station to improve accuracy in the field layout, the technology continues […]

Wausau Location Celebrates First Year!

In January of 2020, we announced the grand opening of our fourth location.  Our Wausau, Wisconsin site launch was an exciting addition to our preexisting locations in Madison, Milwaukee, and Kaukauna, Wisconsin. After a year, we are proud to share the ways we have grown and the relationships we have built with customers and companies […]

Bassett Mechanical’s Industrial Refrigeration Factory of the Future

By Mark Stencel, Director of Business Development, IIAR Education Committee Chair Listening and responding to our customer’s wants and needs has created an Industrial Refrigeration manufacturing process like none other. Our process does not start at the entry to our building but rather at our customer’s facility. Integrating new technologies to best serve the customer […]

Three Tips for Nailing Your Bassett Mechanical Virtual Interview

By Bethany Bray, Talent Acquisition Specialist As technology continues to rapidly advance, businesses have been quick to follow the trend by adopting new innovations that save time and increase efficiency. It is becoming the standard to conduct at least some portion of the hiring process, if not entirely, in a virtual setting. Due to the […]

Project Spotlight: Pettit National Ice Center Condenser Replacement

WE LISTEN The Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin approached us with the intention to replace their condenser unit. They were looking for Bassett Mechanical to identify gaps and answer questions they had regarding their system. WE REVIEW We performed a thorough walk-through of the facility and existing systems. We discovered several gaps and […]