Industrial oven rebuilds and retrofits

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Precision Quincy launched Retrofit to change the way you think about rebuilding and retrofitting your industrial oven.

Why RetroFit?

Interactive Design improves Performance and Safety

It is a myth that custom equipment is always designed correctly the first time. In a retrofit project, we seek feedback from the customer during the evaluation and concept stages of our process in order to address performance and safety concerns.

An Oven Retrofit is Less Expensive and has Shorter Lead Time than Purchasing a New Oven

Why replace 100% of your industrial oven when only 20% needs to be repaired or redesigned? In a retrofit project, we use components from your existing oven whenever feasible. This allows you to save money by using less new material. This dynamic is at the core of our value proposition. 

An Oven Retrofit is Often the Best Solution When Your Product or Manufacturing Process Changes.

The world is not static, and neither is your business or manufacturing process. Winning new business that requires a change in your product or manufacturing process does not necessitate the purchase of new equipment. Consider retrofitting your existing oven to save money and improve performance

We specialize in
rebuilding and retrofitting industrial ovens

Let Us Help You Upgrade and Modernize Your Industrial Oven

When you need a dedicated and experienced field service team who can service ALL INDUSTRIAL OVEN BRANDS right at your place of business, we can help.

At Precision Quincy Ovens, we take a practical approach to solving your problem by doing industrial oven repairs as well as oven rebuilds, and retrofitting on site, anywhere in North America or Europe.

Whether you need oven replacement parts or a reconditioning of oven components, our responsibility as industrial oven rebuilders is to communicate your best options based on your budget, your needs, and goals.

We will not only deliver a cost-effective oven repair, retrofit, or rebuild, but also get you back up and running ASAP.

rebuilt oven: Better than New

Whether you have an electric or gas industrial oven, refurbishing or rebuilding your thermal processing unit includes using the latest industrial oven replacement parts and oven components. 

These must be designed and manufactured to Precision Quincy’s standards. 

To rebuild an industrial oven is to recondition and modernize by cleaning, inspecting, and replacing severely worn or broken oven components, controls, and parts. 

Serviceable oven parts are repaired and refurbished as needed and reused within the manufacturer’s acceptable wear limits. 

The goal of oven rebuilding is to overhaul your industrial oven so that it functions as good as or better than a new oven. 

Find out more on our industrial oven services page.

Modernize retrofit oven upgrades

With a retrofit oven, the restoration process involves transforming and upgrading oven components in your existing system to modernize it and create an oven that meets the requirements of a new process or standard. 

We can retrofit your industrial oven for anything, from increasing the maximum temperature to adding or improving automation. 

Your industrial oven retrofit can focus on just one area of the oven or we can modernize the whole commercial oven system. When you think oven retrofit, think upgrade.

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For both retrofit ovens and oven rebuilds, our Precision Quincy team will ask questions during the quoting process. 

These will help us tailor our oven repair services specifically to your needs, your application,  and budget. 

You may be looking for an industrial oven repair, rebuild or retrofit that meets a long term need, or you may just be looking for oven parts or a quick oven repair to help you “get by” until you can fit the capital expenditure into your budget. 

We can also help you with industrial oven maintenance and parts to help protect and improve your operation.

PQ Ovens Think Outside the Box

Alternatives to Buying New Custom Equipment

Retrofits: 60% Average Savings vs New Equipment


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“It was clear they considered the outcome of every retrofit project to be like a ‘new product.”


Global Process Engineer

Oliver Healthcare Packaging

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Profile of a retrofit project

Avg savings vs New Equipment
Avg Lead Time Improvement
Decreased processing time
Quality Improvement

Our process

Benefits of oven rebuilding

The transformation from your older outdated thermal processing unit to a modern industrial oven that can handle what you need has many advantages: 

  • Reduce industrial oven and furnace repairs and maintenance costs
  • We rebuild industrial ovens on site, which avoids rigging and transportation costs
  • You pay only for the oven components, parts, and controls replaced or repaired
  • Reduced downtime
Industrial Oven Before Retrofit Industrial Oven after Retrofit by PQ Ovens

Benefits of Retrofitting ovens

Making additions or repairs and refitting your industrial oven so it can keep up with growing demands has many advantages:

  • Lower cost investment
  • Improved uptime and availability
  • Lower energy costs
  • Higher industrial oven performance
  • New level of manufacturing data accessibility
  • Conversion of multistage batch to tank recipes
  • Integrates material handling with other processes
  • Reduced industrial oven maintenance, parts, and repair costs
  • Reduced setup costs
  • Supports lean total productive maintenance and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Repurpose and modernize and old oven for new application
  • Retrofitting an oven is completed at the machine’s site, avoiding rigging and transportation costs

Calculating ROI: Oven rebuild and retrofit

Your needs, finances, and exact circumstances are unique. To best meet your individual situation, consider the factors outlined below to help you choose whether you need modernize your oven with a retrofit or rebuild, or if you simply need industrial oven repair, parts, or maintenance services.

Potential Revenue Improvements

01 | Potential revenue improvements

With additional oven capacity or throughput, your potential for earning on a retrofit oven is likely to rise.

Downtime Improvement

02 | Downtime improvement

After the initial investment of upgrading, rebuilding or retrofitting your industrial oven, you should see a decreased need for oven repairs and less downtime less often.

Speed Improvement

03 | Speed Improvement

Modernizing your industrial oven to include newer technologies and parts often improves run times, increases production speed, and makes regular oven maintenance more streamlined.

Minor Stoppage Reduction

04 | Minor stoppage reduction

With newer industrial oven components, parts, and controls, occasional stoppage times should decrease as the oven equipment runs smoother.

Improved Process Quality and Energy Efficiency

05 | Improved process quality and energy efficiency

The latest improvements in industrial ovens have led to an increase in quality and a decrease in energy consumption. Plus, with regular oven maintenance you can also improve the longevity of your equipment.

Short-term Costs vs Long-term Returns

06 | Short-Term Costs vs Long-Term Returns

While there is an investment in upgrading, retrofitting or rebuilding industrial ovens or modernizing any thermal process equipment, deciding on short-term cost versus long-term returns will help you decide on the best solution to your needs.

Non-financial Considerations

07 | Non-financial considerations

Reduced employee complaints, safety compliance, and support of continuous improvement programs are all positive returns when upgrading, retrofitting, or rebuilding out-dated industrial ovens.

Contact our sales and engineering professionals to clarify your requirements, get your questions answered, and learn about our oven solutions! Just send us a message or call 302-602-8738.