Industrial Services

Trust our experts for your industrial cleaning needs.

Industrial Services

Our safety and project management, your healthy bottom line.

Industrial Cleaning

  • Confined space entry
  • Tank and vessel cleaning
  • Duct and line cleaning
  • Clean room decontamination
  • Neutralization

Facility Closure

  • Decontamination
  • Decommissioning
  • Pre-Demolition Surveys
  • Asbestos Inspections and Abatement/Mitigation Oversight
  • Hazardous Materials Surveys and Management Planning

Emergency Spill Response

Bay West has a long history as the Upper Midwest’s premium environmental emergency response provider. With decades of experience, our managers and staff are prepared to help our clients address any situation that occurs during an environmental emergency response.

  • Outstanding safety and training record – our current Experience Modification Rate (EMR) is 0.67. A company is considered to have good safety record when its rating is less than 1.0. Bay West’s rating is well superior to this target, and we have maintained our EMR below 1.0 for over 20 years. Our recordable injury rate is also 25% less than that of our competitors.
  • 24/7/365 emergency service availability, demonstrated by operations and in-place infrastructure.
  • Reputation – Reflecting consistent, high quality work performance, as evidenced by holding the State of Minnesota’s Emergency Response Services Contract since 1989 and the South Dakota Regulated Substance Discharge Contract since 2009.

Waste Management

When you hire Bay West for your waste management, you hire a qualifed partner dedicated to taking the best path for your waste stream from your facility to end disposal.

From scheduled runs to quick-turn waste projects, Bay West is your best solution when you want peace of mind. When we leave with your shipment, you leave your worries behind.

Chemical Cleaning

No matter what stage you are at with your equipment, Bay West’s chemical cleaning service will deliver an immediate and proven return on investment. Extend the life of your equipment, and improve your ROI by reducing downtime and avoiding replacement costs.

Your needs:

  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Pre-Operational Cleaning
  • High Efficiency Boost

Our services:

  • Acid Cleaning
  • Chemical Storage Neutralization
  • De-oiling/Degreasing

Vacuum Truck Services

Bolstering our full hazmat safety and regulatory expertise for our clients with Vacuum Truck Services including On-Board VOC Scrubber System.

In line with our position as the industry leader in safety, our vacuum truck services offer impressive on-site safety components for Bay West staff and our clients, coupled with a Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) carbon filtration system that substantially reduces emissions. Other key benefits include:

  • On-Board VOC Scrubber System
  • 99% reduction of exhaust fumes on site while our truck is pumping
  • Drastically reduces impact on site for surrounding personnel or staff, in high hazard areas and for nearby residential neighborhoods
  • Smaller Footprint
  • On-Board design means we do not require a trailer to haul a separate scrubbing system on site
  • Reduced Mobilization Costs
  • No trailer or separate unit also means reduced mobilization costs for our clients compared to the typical vacuum truck systems
  • Premium Safety Features
  • Assured grounding system
  • Emergency shutdown capability

You can count on Bay West’s response experts to provide our vacuum truck services with the highest regard for the safety of our our clients’ personnel and property.

0.67 EMR

Our 0.67 Experience Modification Rate (EMR) in 2021 shows we are 33% safer than the industry average.

Full coverage for any size of facility or job

Bay West is relied on daily by small businesses to Fortune 500 companies in the Upper Midwest.

Minnesota state contract

Bay West is trusted as a State of Minnesota full-service emergency response (ER) contractor.

Project Management

100% of our industrial services clients surveyed in 2018-2019 gave our project managers a score of 5 (Excellent) or 4 (Very Good).

Premium Safety in Hazardous Environments

As the experts working within hazardous environments and confined spaces, our trained professionals perform preventative maintenance and unscheduled industrial cleaning, facility closure decommissioning, waste management, and vacuum truck services. We are also relied upon by numerous clients for their emergency spill response needs.

Industrial Projects

Former Superior Plating Superfund Site

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

Bay West supported cleanup following the Hurricanes Katrina/Rita disasters in Texas/Louisiana by providing more than a dozen task force leaders/supervisors to serve as EPA representatives on cleanup crews during removal of hazardous waste/debris.

Solvent Plume, St. Louis Park, MN

Bay West was a subcontractor to Weston Solutions as an EPA Region 5 START contractor assisting with EPA activities in Minnesota.

Duluth Brownfield Inventory Assessment

The City of Duluth retained Bay West to complete Limited Area-Wide Brownfield Inventories (AWBIs) in three select areas of the St. Louis River Corridor. These consisted of the following (collectively, the Study Areas): Gary-New Duluth, the Western Port Area Neighborhood (WPAN), and Lincoln Park/Rice’s Point.

Engineering and Environmental Teaming

We frequently team with engineering firms, both locally and on a national scale, that provide services we do not self-perform and/or that provide additional resources to develop cost-competitive, value-based solutions for our customers

Urban Infill – Jay Street Gas Holder

The property known as the Jay Street Gas Holder is currently owned by the City of Duluth, which plans to redevelop the property for residential uses.

PFAS Remediation: Former DoD Facility

Former DoD Facility PFAS Central Treatment System

Military Munitions Response Program

Bay West provided on-call UXO Construction Support services to Army construction projects at Fort Lewis as part of the Army’s program to deconstruct, construct, and upgrade its facilities at Fort Lewis.

Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP), Arden Hills, MN

Bay West and our key staff have played an integral role at TCAAP over that past 20 years as the investigation and remediation contractor on several of the most high-profile waste disposal sites on the property, the redevelopment consultant for a development firm, and the third-party consultant for Ramsey County, providing technical expertise and oversight of cleanup activities.

Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, NC

In support of the US Air Force’s Performance-Based Remediation initiative, Bay West developed and executed closure/exit strategies for 16 Environmental Restoration Program (ERP) sites under this fixed-price, performance-based contract.

Eglin AFB, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Bay West performs munitions investigation and removal actions at Eglin AFB, which has historically conducted munitions development, testing and training.

Pacific Air Force Sites (PACAF), AK

Bay West performed Supplemental CSE Phase I and Phase II Investigations at eight PACAF facilities in Alaska (total of 1,813 acres within 47 Munitions Response Areas [MRAs]).

Related Services

Environmental Consulting

Our in-house engineers, geologists, environmental scientists, and other specialists offer the diverse technical expertise and regulatory experience to put your mind at ease.

Waste Management

When you hire Bay West for your waste management, you hire a qualified partner dedicated to taking the best path for your waste stream from your facility to end disposal.

Health & Safety Solutions

Trust our team of in-house Certified Safety Professionals to guide the way for your company and employees with hands-on, relevant training, program development, industrial hygiene and technical service.

Talk to an Expert

Have questions about our services? Meet our experts!

Jimmy Lyback

Jimmy Lyback

Industrial Cleaning

Bill Lazarz

Bill Lazarz

Director, Commercial Programs

Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon

Waste Management

Jim Leisz

Jim Leisz

Waste Management

Jay Rowe

Jay Rowe

Regulated Materials



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