STEP-BY-STEP

Our Blueprint for Your Success

STEP-BY-STEP

From beginning to end we follow
a rigorous engineering process that focuses on:

-Requirement definition and validation
-De-risking by leveraging all stake holder knowledge
-Clear design milestones and reviews

Needs Assessment &
Conceptual Design

Preliminary
Design

Detail Design
Implementation
Site Installation & Acceptance
Training, Maintenance, Continuous improvement and support

1.Needs Assessment &
Conceptual Design

  • Map current manufacturing process
  • Estimate current labour costs
  • Present multiple automated manufacturing solutions
  • Payback analysis and solutions selection
  • Production throughput analysis
  • Risk analysis and mitigation plan
  • Project plan
  • De-risk with prototypes and testing
  • Major component validation
  • Project Schedule

 



Initial design drawing for automated solution

2.Preliminary Design

  • System architecture
  • Layout
  • 3D Massing model
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Major component selection
  • Safety Risk Assessment

 

3.Detailed Design

 

  • Detailed 3D CAD
  • Manufacturing Drawings
  • Electrical Control System Design
  • Pneumatic Diagram
  • Guarding System Design
  • Control Reliant Safety Systems (Interlocks, E-Stop)
  • Control Software Narrative

 

4.Implementation

 

  • Procurement and vendor control
  • Mechanical fabrication and assembly
  • Electrical and PLC programming
  • HMI software development
  • Control Panel Fabrication and wiring
  • Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT)

 

5.Site Installation, Requirement
Validation & Acceptance

  • Requirement validation: Throughput, reliability, machine independence, quality, features, UI, safety, alarms
  • Package and Ship Equipment
  • Site installation and commissioning
  • Site Acceptance Testing (SAT)
  • Pre-Start Safety Review

 

6.Post-Installation Support

  • Operator training
  • Maintenance plan and manuals
  • Spare parts program
  • Continuous improvement efforts
  • New recipe programming

 

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