Bluff Manufacturing Installs Industrial Mezzanine for Dallas Airmotive

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New warehouse mezzanine adds space to Dallas Airmotive warehouse, increases operational efficiency and safety.

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Airmotive Mezzanine -- Bluff Manufacturing

We are proud to have been selected to provide Dallas Airmotive with an exceptional custom solution,” says Andrea Curreri, President of Bluff Manufacturing,

Bluff Manufacturing, an innovative leader in the fabrication and design of high quality material handling, dock and warehouse equipment, storage structures, and safety barriers, was proud to partner with Dallas Airmotive, a leading independent OEM-authorized turbine engine repair and overhaul organization supporting B&GA aircraft across the globe, to provide them a custom structural steel mezzanine for their facility.

Bluff Manufacturing’s Mezzanines are an economic solution to increase space in warehouses, storage facilities, and other commercial buildings. Built to last, the steel mezzanines and structural steel platforms add floor space utilizing existing overhead areas to expand without costly disruptions in operations. Referred to Bluff Manufacturing by Delta Rigging, Dallas Airmotive ordered a new custom mezzanine to increase storage for parts and accommodate a VRC and an elevator.

“We are proud to have been selected to provide Dallas Airmotive with an exceptional custom solution,” says Andrea Curreri, President of Bluff Manufacturing, “We chose Precision Warehouse Design to be the distributor liaison for this project. Joe Jackson is great to work with and a true professional.”

The custom-designed mezzanine structure for Dallas Airmotive was built to accommodate their specific production requirements in compliance with OSHA and International Building Code Standards (IBC). An onsite survey determined the correct size and optimal combination of structural and formed components. The new 200’ x 125’ mezzanine covers 25,000 square feet with a 40’ x 15’ clear span bridge to an existing mezzanine.

Designs were approved by experienced engineers with welding done by certified welders. The entire production process was done in Bluff Manufacturing’s headquarters in Fort Worth and shipped in multiple phases directly to Dallas Airmotive’s Southlake facility, with the final shipment arriving on April 16, 2014. The installation process began immediately after receiving the first phase/shipment. With Bluff Manufacturing’s bolted construction and detailed instructions, assembly is simple and fast.

The Dallas Airmotive crew was happy with the ease of installation. The complete bolt together system eliminated the need for field welding, accommodating Dallas Airmotive’s current operations which prohibit any welding inside the facility. Bluff Manufacturing exceeded expectations in quality of product and service, correcting a mistake from another vendor. Fast engineering and production times allowed Bluff Manufacturing to fulfill the order within 4 weeks rather than the standard 6-8 weeks.

Dallas Airmotive recognized Bluff Manufacturing at an event on July 25th celebrating the completion of Phase One of Project Sea Change, the company’s major expansion.

To learn more about Bluff Manufacturing’s Steel Mezzanine Systems, visit

About Bluff Manufacturing

For more than 40 years, Bluff Manufacturing has been recognized as an innovative leader in the fabrication and design of high quality dock, warehouse, and safety equipment. Bluff Manufacturing, whose customers include Frito Lay, Lumber Liquidators and Airgas, adheres to the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) MH30.2 standard, ensuring the highest quality products and providing customers with the greatest possible value. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Bluff Manufacturing serves the entire U.S., Central & South America and the Caribbean through a national distributor network, and the company’s 7 distribution warehouses ensure quick delivery of the standard items in the company’s product line including yard ramps, dock boards, and dock levelers. Bluff Manufacturing acquired B&L Structures in June 2010, expanding its portfolio to include steel structures such as, cantilever rack, stairways, free standing conveyor support structures, catwalks, work platforms, caged ladders, and mezzanines.

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Andrea Curreri
Bluff Manufacturing
since: 08/2010
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