Engineering

Facilities, Process and Packaging Engineering

Engineering

Streamlining the process through comprehensive engineering excellence.

Excellence by Innovating Manufacturing Solutions

Manufacturing engineering demands creative solutions for intricate manufacturing problems. Our team of engineers excels at exploring unconventional approaches, fostering innovation, and generating fresh ideas.

With their meticulous attention to detail and exceptional problem-solving skills, they focus on delivering our clients operational efficiencies and designs that align with their goals. Supported by a diverse range of engineering expertise, our design-build projects thrive, ensuring seamless operations within manufacturing facilities. 

A rendering of a 330,000 square foot beef processing facility being designed and built by McCownGordon

Facilities Engineering

Our facilities engineering encompasses a spectrum of essential engineering services. Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering ensures efficient building systems. Structural engineering ensures the stability of the physical framework. Civil engineering addresses site development and infrastructure. Architectural engineering harmonizes design and functionality. Together, these disciplines form a comprehensive approach, optimizing the performance and sustainability of diverse facilities in the built environment.

Our dedicated team of engineers provides comprehensive support for your project’s design journey. From the inception of the initial concept design to the meticulous engineering at the 30%, 60%, and 90% milestones, and finally, the production of detailed engineering drawings and specifications for construction, we are eager to collaborate with clients at any stage of the process. 

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Process Engineering

Our process engineers play a vital role in engineering by designing, optimizing, and implementing efficient production processes. They work collaboratively to analyze product requirements, select equipment, and specify operating parameters to design effective manufacturing processes.

Spanning every market in food and beverage manufacturing and life sciences, our engineers continuously evaluate and improve existing processes to enhance productivity, reduce costs, and ensure high product quality. They document processes, perform validation and testing, and troubleshoot issues to maintain smooth operations. With their technical expertise and problem-solving skills, our process engineers contribute to achieving efficient and streamlined engineering. 

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Packaging Engineering 

For our manufacturing projects, our packaging engineers design, develop, and implement packaging solutions for a variety of food and beverage and pharmaceutical products. They collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure packaging meets regulatory requirements, sustainability goals, and cost objectives.

Our packaging engineers work closely with equipment vendors to select the right solution for each client, looking at production volume, packaging type, automation needs, and product characteristics. They also engineer line layout and integration collaborating with facility planners on product flow, space utilization, ergonomics, and safety requirements. By using the latest technology, our packaging engineers ensure the facilities engineering seamlessly integrates with other production processes, optimizing workflow and minimizing bottlenecks.

Process and Packaging Line Simulation

Our team builds computer simulation models of real-life manufacturing systems through FlexSim to visualize, analyze, and run experiments in a virtual environment. By building these virtually before building them in the manufacturing facility, we can help ensure operational efficiency in process and packaging lines and reduce risk during production.

Man working on a manufacturing facility automation audit to improve efficiency

Sustainable Engineering

Sustainability and energy efficiency are paramount in facilities engineering. We promote sustainable practices that help reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing processes.

By increasing energy efficiency and minimizing energy consumption, we help clients save costs and reduce carbon emissions.

SUSTAINABILITY SERVICES

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