Richard A. Waugh P.E., has over 26 years of rotating equipment experience. Working for a major international contractor as Manager of Rotating Equipment along with experiences gained working for a pump manufacturer, has yielded numerous insites to manufacturer's true abilities. Meeting discerning client requirements with the most cost-effective approach under demanding field construction schedules is the framework in which Waugh Consulting Engineers (WCE) excels. Experiences with all major pieces of rotating equipment, was acquired from working for dozens of major clients on literally hundreds of projects. This combined with witnessing hundreds of shop performance tests and field installation assistance has yielded countless lessons learned, which can be incorporated into new projects for their maximum success.