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Design Group operates from 45+ offices in the US and India providing engineering, consulting, and technical services to the world’s leading companies in the Food & Beverage, Life Sciences, Advanced Technology, Industrial, and other market sectors.  Our 1500+ technical and engineering experts have direct industry experience in industrial automation, control system integration, facility and process engineering, architecture, construction management, regulatory compliance, enterprise technology, and other consulting services.

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Exceptional People. Compelling Solutions.

  • Windchill PDM

    Accelerating Time-to-Market through Windchill PDMLink


    Global system upgrade and migration for an automotive client who needed a more robust product lifecycle management (PLM) solution for their global product development team.
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    Bag in Box Line and Foam/Gel Puck Line Validation


    Validation and Engineering Services for Bag in Box (BIB) Line and Foam/Gel Puck Line
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    Cake Mixing and Ingredient Upgrade


    Whole and white egg handing and CIP systems

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    Capacity Expansion and 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.
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    Capacity Expansion for Vaccine Production Facility


    Capacity Expansion, new, ground up, full scale vaccine production facility
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    Cat Litter Line Expansion


    Provided total integrated solution involving facility, process, packaging and controls engineering and construction management services for a new Cat Litter Line.

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    Cell & Gene Therapy Facility CQV Support


    Project Management support, commissioning, qualification and validation services supporting Cell Gene Therapy Clinical manufacturing facility.
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    cGMP Compliance Remediation


    Evaluation of business and production practices for a cosmetics manufacturer to develop a joint action plan for 483 remediation to conform to cGMP. 
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    Commissioning, Qualification, and Relocation


    Plan, organize and manage the commissioning, qualification, and release of new production areas following completion of construction and relocation activities.

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    Competitive Advantage through Product Development


    Reduced client's product development costs through the identification of a proven consulting partner.
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  • REG 0009 Data Integrity Assessments

    Computerized Laboratory System Data Integrity Assessments


    Achieve and improve alignment with 21 CFR Part 11 and EU Eudralex Annex 11 requirements of compliance for site laboratory and manufacturing equipment.
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  • Continuous Manufacturing

    Continuous Manufacturing


    Commissioning and Qualification of all utilities and equipment that convert a traditional batch process to continuous, single-use.
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    Ethanol Based Ingredients


    Installation of over 500 feet of piping and equipment to allow for receiving a new 90% ethanol based ingredient (E1) that is to be used in a new product.
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    Expansion of Commercial Scale Purification Suite


    Capital Project CQV Support for monoclonal antibody manufacturing facility purification suite.
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    Fatigue Analysis to Design a Pressure Vessel using FEA


    Analysis of a C4 LPG Treater pressure vessel for fatigue failure using Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
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    Food Packaging Engineering


    Design Group support for Food Industry packaging projects spans 20 years and a variety of products, services and applications.
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  • Food Processing Plant Server and Network Upgrade

    Food Processing Plant Server and Network Upgrade


    Upgrading plant controls network, leveraging Rockwell Industrial Data Center (IDC) for Rockwell software and the installation of thin clients for operator workstations and quality data entry.

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    Greenfield Wine Production Facility


    New 660,000 square foot wine production facility, including a 260,000 square foot warehouse and 400,000 square foot warehouse.
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    High Speed Beverage Lines


    Design Group delivers extensive experience in the design, integration and implementation of new beverage lines.
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    High Speed Solid Dosage Filling and Packaging Lines


    Design Group delivers integrated turnkey solid dosage lines for major pharmaceutical manufacturers on expedited schedules.
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    Home, Personal Care, and House Products


    Design Group offers a wide-range of engineering services to the home, personal care, and household products industries.
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    Implementation of Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) ERP


    Implementation of Infor CloudSuite Industrial for a client that machines and assembles complex aerospace parts who needed an ERP system to address scheduling, capacity planning, materials, BOM structuring, and the management of Human Resources.
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    Industrial Automation Network Design


    Industrial automation network to move assets off the corporate enterprise network for leading generics pharmaceutical company.

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    Infor XA Managed Services


    IT support to maintain business continuity and migration to Infor XA
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  • Kaolin Slurry Addition and PLC Conversion

    Ingredient Slurry Addition and PLC Conversion


    Addition of two material storage tanks with a turnkey electrical and controls solution. Also included, a solution to upgrade antiquated plant hardware in conjunction with the equipment addition.

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    Material Receiving and Process Systems


    Design and installation of numerous material and ingredient receiving systems.
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    Multi-Purpose Vessel Conversion


    Conversion of an existing Multi-Purpose Vessel (MPV) for use as a temporary sucrose storage and distribution vessel. Sucrose intended to replace HFCS where used in tea and beer.
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    New 204,000 Square Foot Distribution Facility


    Site real estate due diligence, facility planning, architecture, design and construction management for a new 204,000 ft2 Sales Service Center.

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    New 225,000 Square Foot Facility


    Total design and construction management services for a 225,000 ft2 facility.

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    New 360,000 Square Foot Pet Food Manufacturing Facility


    Complete design, permitting and construction management of a new 360,000 ftPet Food Manufacturing Facility.
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    New Green Facility for Progressive Brewer


    Design Group Facility Solutions provided custom energy conservation measures in our design of the brewery utilities.
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  • Palletizer and Stretchwrapper Safety Guarding

    Palletizer and Stretch wrapper Safety Guarding


    Design, installation, validation and commissioning of a multi-zone palletizer and stretch wrapper safety system for 10 beverage lines.

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  • REG 0008 Perfusion Controller Development

    Perfusion Controller Development and Product Quality Verification


    Process automation design, research and development testing, software quality testing and traceability.
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  • SITC-Product Configurator

    Product Configurator – Knowledge-based Total Solution


    Developed a web-based configurator with a 2D SVG visual canvas panel that was developed using MVC3 and HTML5.
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    qPCR Laboratory Project Management, Commissioning and Qualification


    Project Management and Qualification Services related to the build out of a new Quality Control PCR Laboratory.
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    Sanitary and CIP Upgrade for Sauces


    Sanitary audits and CIP upgrade for sauces
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    Single-Use Enzyme Replacement Therapy Manufacturing Facility CQV


    Capital Project CQV Support for State-of-the-Art Continuous Bio-manufacturing facility employing primarily single-use technology at pilot plant scale.
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    Sucrose Storage Tanks


    Installation of two 20,000 gallon permanent sucrose storage tanks (heat traced and insulated), relocation of two Phase 1 skids, and a new skid for tank in/tank out (product and CIP) capabilities.
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  • Utility Commissioning Services

    Utility Commissioning Services


    Provide commissioning services for facility and utilities in new commercial production space.

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Our Culture | Barry-Wehmiller

Our Culture Barry-Wehmiller

Design Group is one of ten operating companies within the Barry-Wehmiller family, a leading supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology across a broad spectrum of industries.

With nearly 12,000 team members spread among 100-plus locations around the globe, we remain united by a common belief: we can use the power of our business to build a better world.

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