ENGINEERING & DESIGN SERVICES

Process Engineering Solutions

Crow Engineering offers a broad range of engineering and design services, building world-class facilities with a focus on safe and efficient process engineering design.

Our manufacturing expertise, with our more than 50 years of experience, sets us apart from other engineering firms. Crow offers a wider range of services than traditional engineering firms that are geared towards optimizing your manufacturing systems. Combining our experienced team with state-of-the-art design and engineering tools allows us to deliver turnkey project management solutions.

We offer solutions for all types of engineering and project support, including:

  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Structural
  • Electrical and Controls
  • Project Estimation
  • Project and Construction Management
  • Process Design and Business Consulting

The Crow Engineering team covers various roles, including mechanical and electrical design and controls, which allows us to design and execute the entire project. We meet the requirements of our clients with a focus on efficient operations, optimizing resources and technology to increase their return on investment. All processes are designed with high quality and purpose in mind, to reduce waste, eliminate bottlenecks, and optimize all opportunities for cost-saving efficiencies.

Process Engineering Partner

Every engagement with Crow will start with our process improvement engineers listening to the needs of your business. From that point, we can act as or augment your executing team to execute your capital program. We want to be the partner you turn to to re-engineer your business.
Typical engagements include:

  • Greenfield plant design
  • Brownfield process line modifications
  • Process line changes to support new products
  • Eliminating manual interaction or operations within your process
  • Fixing difficult maintenance or reliability issues within the mill
  • Project or Construction management to represent your interests in a project

We partner with you to provide extensive assistance in managing vendors and contractors with several key aspects, including:

  • Helping to find and evaluate new sources for equipment and construction labor
  • Executing fair and competitive bid processes
  • Providing full financial visibility into your project execution
  • Managing your vendors as one of your own team members to deliver a high-quality product on time

Process Engineering Services

Manufacturing plants operating in any industry must continually evolve to meet their changing market demands. This poses challenges to companies to stay abreast of all technological advancements in their market as well as with their own resources and raw materials. While companies strive to provide quality products with efficient processes, they are hit with rising material costs and labor shortages. This poses a real challenge for businesses in any industry today to continue to provide quality products on time.

Our process engineering services are customized to your manufacturing and process needs. We help companies to overcome labor shortages, high costs of operation, and shortcomes in product offerings with efficient plant layout, automation, and customized process engineering optimization.

Some of the most common engineering and design services we provide include:

  • Plant Layout
  • Greenfield Facility Design
  • Product Line Layout
  • Structural Foundation Design
  • Maintenance Engineering
  • Fabrication Design
  • Equipment Configurations
  • Equipment Engineering and Design
  • 3D Scanning
  • Equipment Integration
  • Equipment Retrofits
  • Conveyor and Transfer Engineering
  • Automation and Controls Engineering

Building and Equipment Evaluations

Crow Engineering provides a wide range of engineering and design services, including in-depth evaluations relating to building layout, utilization, and structural systems, as well as equipment configurations, engineering, and design.

Building Evaluations

Crow provides extensive experience in several key aspects of building evaluations. We offer construction review services, including renovations and seismic upgrades. We provide foundation analysis and design, which includes pile-supported foundation systems, conventional and special foundation systems, and mat slab foundations.

Equipment Effectiveness and Improvement

Crow Engineering process improvement engineers focus on developing the most effective and efficient layout for all machinery and equipment, including engineering and design of conveying and material transfer systems. We can help re-create your as-built conditions and determine the necessary modifications required to execute your capital program. We help to optimize equipment configurations and assist with technical upgrades or retrofits.

We coordinate with all vendors for integration into your overall plant and product line layout. Our process engineering services help customers operate safer, more efficient plants, which ultimately improves productivity and profitability.

State-of-the-Art Process Engineering Tools

Crow Engineering utilizes state-of-the-art process engineering tools, technology, and software in all design, analysis, and production services to ensure the most cost-effective and functional implementation. We utilize finite element analysis programs, AutoCAD, Revit, and other Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology, as well as a full library of engineering components developed in our 50+ years of experience.

Process Improvement Engineering for Various Industries

Crow Engineering offers experience in process engineering for a variety of commercial and industrial operations. Located on the beautiful west coast near Portland, OR, we have extensive knowledge in helping many businesses in the forestry and wood products industry, although offer the same process engineering services to a multitude of markets, including construction, marine, agriculture, energy, food and beverage companies and more.

Our team possesses extensive knowledge and a unique set of diverse skills that benefit our customers as we get involved in every phase of the construction and engineering process. We fine-tune and perfect your plant layout, equipment optimization, and flow of goods, no matter your industry or market application.

Crow Engineering offers something other traditional engineering firms do not: we understand your business’s objectives. We manage your entire project to meet these objectives while you remain fully in control. Contact us to learn more about the many advantages of partnering with Crow Engineering for all your plant design and process engineering services.