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Rapid Prep & ABS Blast Were Awarded the Contract

Rapid Prep & ABS Blast were awarded the contract to build a state-of-the-art abrasive blast facility for Cianbro Fabrication & Coating out of Pittsfield, ME. Features of this major project include 80 large LED lights, in-floor auger system with 100% coverage to automatically return spent steel grit to a classification system for reuse. The new abrasive blast facility will greatly reduce costs for Cianbro.

About Rapid Prep- Rapid Prep is a full-service nationwide leader in the surface preparation industry. With a combined experience of over 100 years in the industrial coatings industry, they are fully committed to providing the highest quality equipment backed by 24-hour service from start up to demobilization. With 4 nationwide locations in RI, VA, CA and WA, service is never far away. For more details, please find Rapid Prep online at or call (877) 529-2124

About Cianbro-Founded in 1949, Cianbro is one of the United States’ largest, most diverse, successful, open shop, 100% employee-owned construction and construction services companies. Presently operating in more than 40 states and employing over 4,000 team members, Cianbro manages and self-performs civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, telecommunications, thermal, fabrication, and coating.