Overview of Services
Design Group provides Total Operational Solutions
Our 500+ engineers and technical professionals provide a wide range of engineering and project management services, manufacturing automaton expertise, process design and automation, electrical controls and power distribution, software services for manufacturing intelligence, and regulatory compliance services. We provide site evaluation and master planning for new facilities and expansions. We provide complete Architectural & Engineering design services including civil, structural, architectural, HVAC, and plumbing.
- Facility Engineering & Architectural services to build facilities;
- Process Design & Automation to create the product;
- Packaging System Integration/Automation to package the product;
- Program Management to provide project control;
- Software Services to capture production performance;
- Warehouse Design and Distribution to store and ship the product;
- Construction Management to implement complete solutions
Who We Are
Founded in 1885 in St. Louis, Missouri, we are a consulting firm specializing in design and integration of automated manufacturing solutions for the beverage industry. Staff of over 500 in 18 offices nationwide provides local value with the depth of large national firm. Services include;
- Master Planning
- Integrated design of Facility
- Process and Packaging
- Control Systems
- Panel Fabrication
- Project/Construction Management.
- Industry-experienced insight for your most challenging opportunities
- Technology driven concepts to improve plant operations
- A unique understanding of business objectives, blended with fiscal responsibility
We are One Firm with one common purpose, focused upon our clients' success. Come to us for a Total Operational Solution to your business needs.
Improve the efficiency of your operation
28 March, 2013
The Design Group can improve the efficiency of your operation. Just call us for a visit and a team of our professionals will review and make suggestions to solutions allowing output increase and savings.
Think CIP! We design specific system according to your needs. Less water and energy for cleaning and sanitation will bring savings and safe working conditions using a close circuit unit.
Just call Gerard at 707-320-3877 for a complimentary meeting.
Let's think bottling now!
07 December, 2012
The Design Group is your partner for efficiency regarding your complete operation. Our team of specialized engineers can provide the best value solutions to lower the downtime during every step of the production. We eliminate the causes of major frustration using state of the art control technology. We can bring solution to any size of equipment, give us a call at 707-320-3877 for a visit and review at your facility.
09 November, 2012
Grapes in! What about the difficulties during crush and equipment setting? It is now time to think about improvements for next season while the frustrations are still active! The Design Group can provide complete engineering review for your operation including mechanical and electrical state of the art solutions. No project is too big or too small for our team of experienced engineers. Call Gerard at 707-320-3877 for a complimentary meeting at your convenience.
Your partner for operational solutions!
15 October, 2012
The Design Group is not only your solution for equipment integration as well as machinery selection and automation; we specialize also in facility planning and optimization of plant operation.
For over 35 years, we have been the foremost experts in organization for warehousing and distribution for the food, beverage and consumer products industry.
Let us bring our experts to your facility for a review of your operation or submit your project to our group of engineers as already several wineries have successfully done.
Do not hesitate to visit booth 123 on December 5 in Santa Rosa or call Gerard at 707-320-3877
Increase the output and the quality of your product
17 September, 2012
Crush is here and it's the best time to evaluate the efficiency of your grape processing set-up.
The Design Group can bring the experience of many years in the wine industry and many successful projects to help increase the output and the quality of your product. Our engineers specialize in processing and automation and are eager to demonstrate the advantages your company can draw from a fast evaluation.
Give us a call and let's set up an appointment!
Process Design & Automation
28 June, 2012
Design Group has extensive process design and automation experience in the wine industriy. We offer Process Mechanical services in conjunction with Process Automation and Controls to form a complete, seamlessly integrated Process Engineering and Design Practice.
Our process automation engineers are experts in PLC, DCS, SCADA and S88 Batch. We can provide complete accountability, and we see each system as more than a summation of its components. Document preparation, mechanical design, control system design, instrument specification, panel fabrication, and software development all occur in concert. Our approach facilitates seamless integration, shorter lead-times and stable system performance for our clients.
Design Group has experience with Liquid Handling and Preparation, Solid Materials Handling and Preparation,Mixing and Blending, High-Purity Water Systems,Fermentation, Separation, Cleaning and Sanitization, andHeat Exchange Systems.
Would you like to learn more? Contact us at: (976) 781-7080 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Site Planning & Selection
- Master Planning
- Utility Analysis
- Logistic Studies
- Material Handling
- Acquisition Studies
- Due Diligence
- Process Design
- Preliminary Cost Estimates
- Trucking Analysis
- Detailed Plans and Specifications
- Mechanical / HVAC
- Materials Handling
- Installation Engineering
- Contractor Bid & Selection
- Construction Management
- Start-Up Management
- OEM Coordination
- Punch List Management
- Commissioning & Validation
- Training Coordination
- As-Built Documentation
What Makes Us Different
- Our business plan is based on Engineering Services, not Equipment Sales
- Roughly 70% of a project’s Capital is consumed by Equipment Cost.
- Equipment suppliers do not have a vested interest in saving YOUR capital dollars, WE DO.
- We are YOUR engineers, we work to deliver solutions meeting YOUR needs.
- Our Loyalty lies with Our Clients.
- We are an extension of YOUR engineering team.
- We guarantee our work & work till YOU are satisfied.