ENGINEERING DESIGN, PROCESS CONTROL & INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION FOR THE FOOD & BEVERAGE INDUSTRY

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FACILITY AND PROCESS EVALUATION

  • Review and analysis of existing facilities to develop recommendations for improved efficiency and sanitation.
  • Periodic audit of operating systems to assure efficiency and continued compliance with design objectives.
  • Economic evaluations for new process and CIP piping construction, expansion or upgrade projects.

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN FOR NEW OR EXISTING FACILITIES

  • Process and CIP feasibility studies.
  • Analysis of process and CIP requirements.
  • Preliminary budget estimates.
  • Building and equipment layout.
  • Process/CIP flow schematics.
  • Process and control system description.
  • Process cost estimate.

PROCESS AND CIP ENGINEERING AND DESIGN

  • Process and CIP equipment specifications.
  • Process and CIP piping system design and installation drawings.
  • Determination of utility requirements.
  • Operation and system documentation.
  • Assistance in defining validation protocols.
  • Competitive bidding for ALL equipment.

CONTROL SYSTEM DESIGN

  • Control system component specifications.
  • Control system bid documents.
  • Control panel design including sheet metal construction and sub-panel layout.
  • Electrical design including panel wiring, external, and field wiring drawings.
  • Computer and network layout and wiring drawings.
  • Input/Output (I/O) layout drawings and address allocations.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

  • Functional Specifications to describe Process/CIP operations in detail.
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) software and documentation for Process/CIP operations.
  • Human Machine Interface (HMI) screens for operator control of Process/CIP operations.
  • Reporting, alarming, and trending of Process/CIP parameters.
  • In-office debug of control system operation via simulation.
  • Preparation of Operating Manuals.
  • Plant floor information distribution.
  • Custom and industry Web based Supervisory systems.
  • Custom and industry standard PLC logging and tracking.
  • Custom driver and ActiveX control development.

PROJECT COORDINATION AND INSTALLATION OBSERVATION

  • Coordination with architects and other consultants to assure the functionality of the Process/CIP design.
  • Review of working drawings and all field modifications of working drawings to assure compliance with design criteria.
  • Inspection of the installation to assure compliance with the design and to assist with the resolution of any problems encountered during the installation.
  • Review of installation progress with client and contractors.

TRAINING AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS

  • On-the-job training of operators and maintenance personnel.
  • In-house instruction programs with simulation equipment.

FIELD SERVICES

  • System start-up and debug by process and control system personnel.
  • Continuing field service support.
  • Support of validation.
  • Development and maintenance of project schedule.
  • Start-up checklist of all system components (valves, meters, pumps, level sensors, etc.) to monitor progress.
  • Preparation of start-up reports (weekly or as required).
  • Development and maintenance of punch list distributed to contractors, clients, and RWS personnel.

CONTINUING SUPPORT

  • Process and CIP system diagnostic and trouble-shooting services.
  • Subsequent renovation or expansion.
  • Software modifications on-site or via MODEM from our offices.

 

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