Their challenge

This client’s existing batch process for combining liquids and solids at their production plant used significant amounts of water even though the final product generally had a moisture content of less than 10%. The company wanted a design that could minimize their water consumption and reduce utility requirements, and Salas O’Brien rose to the challenge.

Our solution

Working closely with research and development, operations, maintenance, and engineering personnel, our team helped develop an alternative to the existing setup. Our work included a design that would allow new equipment to interface with existing equipment within the facility limits. We also evaluated the new process equipment utility requirements (steam, water, electricity) and made recommendations on where additional capacity was required. The client used our team’s construction cost projections to determine capital priorities and to specify a roll-out plan for their manufacturing facilities.

The results

Salas O’Brien successfully delivered designs that met the client’s requirements and empowered them to achieve their goals for this project.