MB Clarion Limited

Clarion, PA | Food + Industrial

Overview

ISG collaborated with MB Clarion, Ltd., to design a new facility and energy plant, as well as coordinate all permitting for the project.


Opportunity

MB Clarion needed a new facility and energy plant to increase production of industrial fiberboard from wood waste products.

Solution

Built on a 172-acre site, this 350,000-square-foot facility and energy plant for industrial fiberboard producer MB Clarion, Ltd houses everything from shipping and warehousing to forming, refining, and dying systems. Equipment for a continuous press, resin and wax, and conveying systems were also integrated to support full production operations on-site. Upon completion, the plant designed and engineered by ISG is now capable of producing 135 million square feet of fiberboard annually from wood waste products. ISG also coordinated all site permits and construction administration as well as full system designs for the plant’s civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical systems.


Market News

ISG Strategically Advances Environmental Service Expertise

July 23, 2020 (Bloomington, Minnesota) – ISG, a professional design and engineering firm made a strategic advancement to expand its services by welcoming Julie Blackburn as its new Environmental Practice Group Leader, out of the firm’s Bloomington office. Joining 300+ employee-owners including a team of in-house environmental scientists, Julie, the former Governor’s appointee to the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council, brings over 25 years of passion for identifying environmental solutions and will guide the firm as it takes the next step in becoming an industry leader in environmental services.
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ISG Named Business of the Year by Grow Cedar Valley

June 22, 2020 (Waterloo, Iowa) – Based on its growing presence in eastern Iowa and efforts to give back to the community, ISG has received the 2020 Business of the Year Award from Grow Cedar Valley, an organization devoted to the growth of businesses in the region. ISG’s Waterloo office was honored as one of two businesses of the year (1-50 full-time employees), marking the firm’s growing impact in the region since expanding its footprint to Waterloo in 2018.
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