Allied Litho Incorporated Printing Press

Project Type: 
Structural
Project Description: 
The structural design of a printing press foundation presents challenges of its own.  To construct the foundation inside an existing printing plant facility with low overhead bay height presents yet a higher level of additional design considerations.Blot Engineering Inc. (BEI) was successful in providing solutions to both during design of a new Man Roland printing press foundation in Kansas City, Missouri.  The following are a few of the project challenges faced on this project: 400,000 # press with dynamic and frequency loading analysis; Construction within an existing low-overhead building; 36” diameter x 35’ deep +/- auger-cast pressure grouted (APG) piles; Operational plant during construction.  Based out of Kansas City, Missouri, Allied Litho Incorporated specializes in printing posters, magazine inserts, envelopes, cartons, box labels, brochures, catalogues and more.
Kansas City, MO
Allied Litho Incorporated Printing Press
Man Rolan Printing Press Foundation Design

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