CORE DISCIPLINES

Crow Engineering: Core Disciplines

Welcome to Crow Engineering, where our core disciplines are the foundation of our success. With a team of experienced professionals and a commitment to excellence, we offer a wide range of engineering and design services to meet your project’s unique needs.

Engineering/Design Disciplines

Mechanical Engineering

Crow Engineering excels in mechanical engineering, providing innovative solutions for a variety of industries. Our expertise includes designing machinery, systems, and components to optimize performance and efficiency.
We have extensive experience in:

  • Upgrading and Altering Process Equipment
    Our team can evaluate your equipment to determine its use in future applications. From this evaluation, we can create detailed modification plans to meet its future use case.
  • Material handling system design
    Crow’s mechanical design team has a wealth of knowledge in material handling design. Our team can create systems that meet your material handling needs. Whether it’s a modified residual system or a complex product movement requirement, we are up for your challenges.
  • Storage and process system design
    Manufacturing systems are complicated systems of movements, queuing, and storage. Our process design team can ensure that the appropriate materials get to the right place at the right time.
  • Plant and warehouse system design and optimization
    Our team can help design your full plant or warehouse operations. Working through your production requirements, our team can create custom solutions for your facility requirements.
  • Custom equipment configuration and optimization
    For unique manufacturing process needs, Crow can design custom processing equipment around your needs. Crow has designed custom saw systems, elevators, scanning systems, and packaging lines for unique applications. Look to our team if you have a need not being fulfilled by traditional equipment manufacturers.

Structural Engineering

Crow specializes in structural engineering, ensuring the safety and integrity of your structures and buildings. Our designs are tailored to withstand the demands of your specific industry. We provide comprehensive design and analysis services encompassing steel, composite, concrete, and structural foundations. Our wide-ranging services cover various aspects:

  • Original Structural Designs: Our team creates innovative structural designs for greenfield facilities that align with the latest Codes, industry regulations, and project-specific standards. These designs cater to diverse requirements.
  • Analysis and Remedial Design: We excel in analyzing structures and developing remedial designs to accommodate new loading conditions. Additionally, we address degraded structural conditions and facilitate the repurposing of existing facilities.

We take pride in delivering responsive, practical, and cost-effective structural solutions across a variety of sectors:

  • Commercial Buildings: Our expertise extends to designing structural solutions for commercial properties.
  • Industrial Buildings: We specialize in designing structures that serve industrial purposes, focusing on safety and efficiency.
  • Industrial Structures: Crow Engineering provides structural solutions for a wide range of industrial applications.
  • Building & Equipment Retrofit: We offer retrofitting services to enhance the structural performance of existing buildings and accommodate new equipment.
  • Masonry Structures: Our team is skilled in designing masonry structures that stand the test of time.
  • Steel Structures: We excel in creating steel structures that meet industry standards and project requirements.

Crow Engineering’s commitment to responsive, practical, and cost-effective structural design makes us your trusted partner for a wide range of projects across diverse industries. Let us help you achieve your structural goals with precision and expertise.

Civil Engineering

Crow Engineering offers civil engineering solutions, including site planning and infrastructure design. We create practical and sustainable designs that seamlessly integrate with your project’s surroundings. Our comprehensive site services cover the entire spectrum, from property rezoning to final utility certifications. Our civil engineering services include:

  • Rezoning: We assist in navigating the rezoning process to align your project with local regulations.
  • Site Layout: Our team carefully plans and optimizes the layout of your site to maximize functionality and efficiency.
  • Grading: We expertly handle grading to ensure the proper preparation of your site.
  • Underground Utilities: Crow Engineering provides solutions for the efficient installation and management of underground utilities.
  • Stormwater Management: Our expertise in stormwater engineering helps manage water effectively and responsibly.
  • Permitting: We streamline the permitting process, handling local, state, and federal permits efficiently.

Our site development department supports a wide range of projects, including:

  • Site Development: We offer comprehensive site development services tailored to your project’s unique needs.
  • Specifications for Site: Our team provides detailed specifications to ensure the site meets all requirements.
  • Road & Railroad Design: Crow Engineering excels in designing roadways and railroad infrastructure that meets safety and functionality standards.
  • Water & Sanitary Sewer Infrastructure Design: We design water and sanitary sewer systems that ensure reliable utility services.
  • Earthwork: Our experts manage earthwork operations to create a solid foundation for your project.
  • Stormwater Engineering: We specialize in engineering solutions for effective stormwater management.
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) & Mapping: Crow Engineering utilizes GIS and mapping tools to provide accurate data and insights.

Whether process wood-related industries or traditional commercial, institutional, industrial, or municipal projects, Crow Engineering’s civil engineering expertise ensures that your site development needs are met with precision and efficiency. Let us help you bring your project to life while maintaining sustainability and functionality.

Electrical and Controls

Our electrical and controls expertise ensures that your project’s electrical systems and controls operate reliably and efficiently. We customize designs to meet your specific electrical and automation needs.

Electrical Distribution Design
Full design of industrial electrical distribution systems to support plant and mill process equipment for medium and low voltage systems. Our team can also provide infrastructure design specific to your electrical systems needs. These include MCC and control room design, cable tray and conduit routing, and other electrical support system needs.

Controls Design and Layout
Capturing and incorporating mill automation requirements into master control packages that represent the backbone of mill automation. Our team can assist with device selection and network design to optimize system performance.

PLC Programming
Our team can provide custom PLC programming for your process equipment needs. Our PLC programming team is led by ex-maintenance team members who have been hands-on with PLC programming at the mill level their entire careers.

Industrial Engineering

We provide industrial engineering solutions to enhance your manufacturing and production processes. Our system analysis can help determine the best process requirements for your future needs.

Process Analysis
We can work with your team to review historical process data to help determine bottlenecks and areas of improvement within your existing systems. From this analysis, we can define new systems that meet and exceed your future production needs.

Optimizing Headcount
Crow is often requested to assist in automating high turnover and difficult-to-hire positions within the mill. Our equipment design and automation solutions have helped a number of our clients reduce the labor requirements for their facilities.

Client Project Disciplines

Project Management
Crow Engineering offers comprehensive project management services to oversee and coordinate all project activities. Our dedicated project managers ensure that your project is executed efficiently, on time, and within budget.

Construction Management
We provide full-time construction management services, handling all aspects of construction oversight. Our team ensures that construction projects meet quality standards and safety requirements.

Scheduling
Our scheduling experts develop detailed project schedules to keep your project on track. We prioritize efficient timelines to meet your project goals.

Vendor Management
Crow Engineering manages vendors and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of materials and services. Our vendor management expertise minimizes disruptions and delays.

Estimating
We offer professional estimating services to help you accurately budget for your project. Our detailed estimates assist in financial planning and decision-making.

Consulting
Crow Engineering provides consulting services throughout the project lifecycle. Our experts offer valuable insights and guidance to optimize project outcomes.

Forensic Review
We conduct forensic reviews to assess the root causes of issues or failures in existing structures or systems. Our detailed analysis helps identify solutions and prevent future problems.

Owner’s Representation
We act as your trusted representative throughout the project, safeguarding your interests and ensuring project success. Our team advocates on your behalf, from concept to completion.

At Crow Engineering, our core disciplines are the cornerstone of our commitment to delivering exceptional results. Whether you require engineering, design, project management, or consulting services, we have the expertise and dedication to meet your project’s unique requirements. Contact us today to discuss how we can contribute to the success of your project. Your goals are our priority.