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Industrial Design and Process Engineering – First Capital Design Group
25 N Duke St | York PA

Industrial Design and Process Engineering

Material Handling and Distribution
Process Engineering and Food Processing Facilities

FCD/G Specializes In Industrial Design and Process Engineering.

FCD/G can provide your design and engineering solutions for a wide variety of industrial projects. FCD/G works with a collaborative group of designers and engineers (mechanical, material handling, structural, and refrigeration) who specialize in the planning, design and implementation of both conventional and/or mechanized or automated distribution facilities, including refrigerated and freezer operations. FCD/G also specializes in the implementation of new food processing facilities.

Services We Provide:

  • Analysis of existing facilities & benchmarking of current operational setup 
  • Establishment of projected Design Year based on volume and item growth factors 
  • Development of facility layout and storage needs (raw material & finished goods for the Design Year 
  • Consultation on existing equipment performance and research into new and/or alternate equipment 
  • Strict ROI analysis of alternate designs 
  • Computer simulation, as required 
  • Concept level design and definition of the entire process in PFD format 
  • Budget development for both the facility and recommended process system 
  • Preliminary code review/compliance checks 
  • Detailed design/engineering for both the facility and process system, including P&ID 
  • Low temperature & refrigeration systems design 
  •  Project management of subcontractor bidding, award, implementation and commissioning

Previous Project Clients Include:

  • Tulkoff Food Products, Baltimore, MD 
  • DeMets Candy, Elmira, NY 
  • Perdue Farms, Petersburg, VA 
  • Barry Callebaut Chocolate, Eddystone, PA 
  • Lyons & Sons, Inc., Moorestown, NJ 
  • Blommer Chocolate, East Greenville, PA  
  • HEB, San Antonio , San Marcos and Temple, TX 
  • Martin Bros Distributing, Cedar Falls, IA 
  • Feesers Distributors, Harrisburg, PA 
  • Coca-Cola (CCE Enterprises), Antwerp, Belgium 
  • Maines Paper and Food Service, Binghamton, NY 

Current Project Clients Include: 

  • Accent Foods – Texas Distribution Center 
  • Clemens Food Group – Michigan
  • Bongards Dairy -Tennessee
  • Lyons and Sons – New Jersey
  • XTL Logistics – Iowa

A Selection Of Relevant Projects

Edy’s Grand Ice Cream, Multiple Projects – New ASRS facilities and retrofit of automated refrigerated facilities in Gaithersburg, MD, Union City & City of Commerce, CA, and Fort Wayne, IN.

 

Iceland Seafood Corporation. Camp Hill, PA – Managed design & construction for the 40,000SF -10ºF freezer, the 60,000SF process area and R&D Lab.

 

Merchants Distributors, Inc, Hickory, NC – Performed planning, design and construction management for this new, 1 million SF refrigerated facility and corporate headquarters

 

Merck, Sharpe & Dohme, West Point, PA – Consultation on insulation & vapor leak problems for -70ºF storage.

 

Nabisco Biscuit Company , Chicago, IL – Project Engineer responsible for the planning, design, and construction management 20,000 position ASRS; the first of its type within Chicago city limits.

 

Nestle-Carnation, Bakersfield, CA – Provided after-construction consultation and design improvement services for the ASRS and related palletizing operation for this 80,000SF ice cream production plant.