INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING ANALYSIS
This will help assure the efficient utilization of personnel and other assets. Improved methods are developed by motion and time studies, synthesis, and cost control systems.
Cost and time savings are developed for more productive procedures with respect to time, money and yield. All operations are fully integrated.
Various environmental considerations for the management of liquid and solid waste as well as the control of pollution and pests are studied and alternative solutions recommended. The selected solution is then implemented.
LONG RANGE MASTER PLANNING
Master plans are prepared by qualified personnel experienced in anticipating future needs; the requirements are broken down into appropriate phases. Immediate needs are covered in the initial phase with the future provided for as required.
INTEGRATION OF LOGISTICS ACTIVITIES
It’s important that there be a cohesive program for handling an order from the time it’s received until the time it’s delivered.
Key factors affecting location such as labor source, transportation, waste disposal requirements, etc. are determined, weighed and each site ranked in a matrix to objectively determine the most desirable site
Operational requirements are translated into drawings, sketches and written descriptions, supported by cost estimates. Alternatives are presented so that the client can make an informed decision on final design.
FINAL PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS
Final plans are rendered in appropriate detail and supported by written specifications covering both general and special conditions. While detailed plans are required for buildings, this is generally not true for equipment. Outline plans and performance specifications, followed by careful review of shop drawings as submitted, are usually sufficient.
FOODPRO will assume single responsibility for construction, equipment installation and plant start-up. Assistance in arranging financing is also available.
FEASIBILITY AND ECONOMIC STUDIES
In depth studies are made to determine the feasibility of a proposed program prior to expenditure of capital.
EQUIPMENT LAYOUT AND PRODUCT FLOW ANALYSIS
Innovative, efficient methods of handling raw product from the field to the market including storage, processing, packing and shipping, are developed.
After researching market potential and constraints, recommendations are made for achieving maximum effective penetration. FOODPRO personnel are well acquainted with reprocessors, merchandisers and other users and can help assure proper marketing opportunities.