HOME, PERSONAL CARE & HOUSE PRODUCTS
Design Group offers a wide-range of engineering services to the home, personal care & household products industries . These services pertain to the design, integration and implementation of packaging systems including shampoo and conditioner, body wash, cosmetics, lotions, deodorant, body spray, toothpaste, bar and liquid soap, detergents, household cleaners, aerosols, air fresheners and various other products. Typical project applications include feasibility studies, site master plans, preliminary engineering, capital grade cost estimates, line relocations, line upgrades for new packages, site consolidations, equipment replacements, new line designs and engineering augmentation support.
HIGH-SPEED SOLID DOSAGE FILLING AND PACKAGING LINES
Design Group delivers integrated turnkey solid dosage lines for major pharmaceutical manufacturers on expedited schedules. Typical projects include OEM equipment specification and procurement, off-site integration and pre-qualification, installation, training, startup, and validation.
HIGH SPEED BEVERAGE LINES
Design Group delivers extensive experience in the design, integration and implementation of new beverage lines. With 25 years of industry experience, our expertise covers a wide-range of container types and shapes including glass (round, non-round & reverse taper), light weight PET, PET, HDPE (round & non-round), aluminum bottles and barrier PET(round & non-round), at rates from 50 to 1200 bottles per minute. Applications includes carbonated drinks, water, wine, beer, distilled spirits, juices, and dairy, covering a wide range of standards inclusive of aseptic, extended shelf life, 3A, intrinsically safe, cold fill, hot fill, blow-fill, pasteurized, retorted & nitrogen flushed products.
FOOD PACKAGING ENGINEERING
Design Group support for Food Industry packaging projects spans 20 years and a variety of products, services and applications. We have experience in the areas of Snack Foods, Baked Goods, and Pastries, to Cheese & Dairy Products, Chocolate & Confections, Sauces, Dressings & Soups. Our professionals recognize that food packaging projects require an understanding of how to handle both the product and the package, in addition to a knowledge of how the product is made and the environment it is made within. Design Group applies our packaging system knowledge together with our processing, facility & utility experience to specify and implement food packaging solutions that seamlessly integrate with the production process and facility.
CAPACITY EXPANSION & NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTION PROJECTS
Design Group supports industry-leading beverage producers with upgrades to their existing production systems to expand capacity, increase flexibility and improve OEE. Projects include the implementation of a variety of new technologies & packaging containers such as: in-house injection molding & bottle manufacturing, introduction of light-weighted or specialty bottles & caps, new labeling technologies -- shrink/ROSO, sleeve--, secondary operations such as ‘club packs’, tray, tray-shrink, shrink-pad and bundle applications, and robotic palletizing all integrated with new MES / SCADA systems to track and report on line performance.