As technologies for robotics grow smarter and cheaper, more manufacturers and distributors are finding that the benefits of automation now far outweigh the risks, making processes safer, faster and more reliable.
Distribution centers, manufacturing facilities and e-commerce operations are continually searching for ways to improve efficiency and meet high customer expectations.
A seasoned food producer needed to add production capacity to meet increasing demand for its products. The company is maximizing cutting-edge technology, including advanced automation, at its new 400,000-square-foot facility on an existing campus in Kansas.
Through Velocity, an iterative, flexible engagement process, our holistic team fosters in-depth conversations and working sessions to create a strategy that helps clients develop long-lasting goals and meet sustainable benchmarks.
As the e-commerce market continues to grow, flexible fulfillment solutions are needed to improve the order-filling process, reduce labor costs and improve space utilization.
When a client sought to consolidate and automate its warehouse to improve the accuracy of order fulfillment, an integrated design-build approach was used to apply an automated storage and retrieval system to streamline picking and putting, reduce errors, and shrink the warehouse footprint.
A confidential client needed to expand its existing food production facility by 50,000 square feet to satisfy increased market demand. Laser-scanning technology and 3D modeling aided the process engineering effort and significantly reduced the project schedule.
Lean Six Sigma evaluations identify process optimization efficiencies for manufacturers, supporting shorter lead times and greater product control.
Optimizing facility footprints and operations is a universally beneficial way to maximize the productive use of capital, especially for capital-intensive industries such as industrial production or foods and consumer products.
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Pursuing a digital transformation helps organizations uncover deeper insights.
Historical data plays a crucial role in creating a cost-effective design.
Cold environments are an essential attribute for numerous providers in the cold chain logistics industry.
Focusing on the turnover of a facility and understanding how operations and maintenance staff will maintain a facility during its life span is a critical part of the design and commissioning phases that is often overlooked.
Effective strategic asset management decisions require using data from quantitative asset management tools to inform business decisions and capital budgets.