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Process and Piping Design and Engineering in Ethanol Plant

AMG provided consulting and detailed engineering services for an energy reduction project in an existing facility that produces ethanol from corn in Mississippi. AMG applied process and piping engineering expertise and the knowledge of distillation and evaporations systems to support the construction of an energy and reliability improvement project.

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Applied process and piping engineering expertise to support the construction of an energy and reliability improvement project.

  • Type of Facility:Ethanol Plant
  • Service:Piping Engineering, Process Engineering

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Dave has done a great job of designing and communicating his design to the engineering staff. When we asked about a change he followed up very quickly with a response. His demeaner is very professional, and friendly. We really appreciate his help in resolving our adhesive delivery system.

Red Oak, IA

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Strongsville, OH

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  • Type of FacilityEnzyme Plant
  • ServiceCapital Costs Estimate, Detailed Engineering

Capital Cost Estimate/FEL-3

AMG provided engineering services to an enzyme production facility in Wisconsin. Services included Preliminary Engineering and a Capital Cost Estimate for a proposed large expansion project that involved fermentation and associated processes.

  • Type of FacilityPetroleum Lubrication Plant
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Petroleum Lubrication Additive Dissolver

AMG provided detailed engineering for a lubricant blending facility to incorporate a lubricant solid additive dissolver system.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering, Construction Management

Improving Yields at TN Corn Wet Mill

AMG was hired to design plant process improvements to help improve yields to a corn wet mill in Tennessee that produces corn starch. AMG provided engineering, design, and construction oversight services.

  • Type of FacilityEnzyme Plant
  • ServiceProcess Engineering

On-Site Process Engineering Assistance

AMG was hired to provide process engineering support to optimize batch operations for a facility that produces industrial enzymes through fermentation.

  • Type of FacilityFood Ingredient Plant
  • ServiceStructural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Detailed Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Confidential Project

AMG provided detailed engineering services to a facility that processes soybean oil to produce several salad dressings. The project involved mechanical, structural, instrumentation, and electrical engineering.

  • Type of FacilityFood Ingredient Plant
  • ServicePiping Engineering

Piping Design for Process

AMG provided detailed piping designs for a new facility that produces food texturizers from soybean-based ingredients. AMG provided designs for new process and utility piping as well as detailed modifications of existing piping.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Corn Wet Mill Upgrade

AMG provided detailed engineering to upgrade several unit operations at a corn wet mill in Iowa.

  • Type of FacilityEnzyme Plant
  • ServiceEngineering Procurement & Construction Management (EPCM)

Enzyme Modular Mixing Unit

An enzyme blending facility enlisted AMG’s services for the Modular Mixing Unit addition. The project made particular use of AMG’s expertise in process and utility system design, mechanical, structural, electrical, instrumentation and controls engineering, warehousing, and construction management.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Loadout Installation

AMG supported a project at a Tennessee wet mill facility that produces corn syrup. AMG provided detailed engineering for the installation of a loadout system.

  • Type of FacilityEthanol Plant
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Ohio Ethanol Plant

A specialty contractor enlisted AMG to support the construction of a corn-based ethanol plant in Ohio. Aspects of the project that engaged AMG’s expertise included fermentation and distillation as well as a challenging flotation cell. AMG provided consulting during project concept phase as well as detailed engineering services.

  • Type of FacilityOilseeds Processing
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Soybean Extraction Expansion Design

AMG helped a soybean processing plant in Iowa expand production by providing design for multiple unit operations within the solvent extraction facility. A key component for project success was minimizing down time.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

230K BU/Day Expansion

AMG provided engineering to support a 230K bushel per day expansion project at a Tennessee fructose and ethanol production facility.

  • Type of FacilityEthanol Plant
  • ServiceConstruction Management, Engineering, Procurement Services

EPC for New Modified Wet Mill Facility

After providing front-end engineering, AMG provided design-build services for the construction of a modified wet milling addition to an ethanol facility in Wisconsin. The new process produces an ethanol feedstock from corn as well as high value corn co-products utilizing patented technology. The project had a capital value in excess of $25,000,000.

  • Type of FacilityPet Food Ingredient Plant
  • ServiceConstruction Management, Engineering, Procurement Services

Classifier Project at a Pet Food Plant

AMG provided design-build services for a project at a pet food ingredient production plant. The project involved the installation of size and density classifying equipment, material handling conveyors, screening systems, and the integration of process automation to produce a refined all meat-based pet food ingredient

  • Type of FacilityAmino Acid Production Facility
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Glucosamine Plant Upgrade

AMG provided detailed engineering services, including unique process design support, for a project at a plant that produces glucosamine via fermentation utilizing corn dextrose as a feedstock.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Corn Starch Production Increase

AMG provided detailed engineering services for a corn wet milling facility in Iowa to support the second stage of an expansion project. The project expanded starch product mix and production capacity by adding starch modification tanks, dewatering equipment, a flash dryer, storage silos, packaging equipment, and a new warehouse.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

New Feed Plant

AMG provided engineering and design services for the construction of a wet corn gluten feed production and loadout facility within a corn wet milling plant in Iowa.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

New Corn Wet Mill in Saudi Arabia

AMG provided detailed engineering consulting services for a new corn wet milling facility in Saudi Arabia. Designed to process 200 metric tons per day of corn a day into corn starch, refined glucose syrup, and animal feed products. and syrup.

  • Type of FacilityOilseeds Processing
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Grass Roots Soybean Processing Plant Engineering

AMG was commissioned to support the design of a large soybean processing facility with a capital value of over $200,000,000. AMG provided detailed engineering for the entire complex – including the grain elevator, barge receiving and loadout, soybean prep and extraction plant, edible oil refinery, vegetable oil packaging facility, food-grade lecithin production.

  • Type of FacilityFood Ingredient Plant
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Non Nutritive Sweetener Plant Engineering

AMG provided a sweetener manufacturer with engineering services for a new plant that produces polyols via fermentation utilizing corn dextrose as a feedstock.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Corn Wet Mill Expansion

An Iowa corn wet milling facility that produces fructose commissioned AMG for consulting services. AMG provided mechanical, structural, and piping design for a 30,000 bushel/day facility expansion.

  • Type of FacilityFood Ingredient Plant
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Citric Acid Plant Projects

AMG provided designs and consulting for several projects at an Ohio citric acid production facility that produces citric acid through fermentation using dextrose as a feedstock.

  • Type of FacilityPackaging Plant, Warehouse
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

New Warehouse and Packaging Facility

A company that produces pure and petroleum-free diols used in cosmetics and personal care products contracted AMG to design a new warehouse and packaging facility in Tennessee. The new facility also contained office space and material handling systems.

  • Type of FacilityIndustrial Mineral Manufacturing Plant
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Sand Mill Installation

AMG provided detailed engineering to support the installation of a sand mill process for a calcium carbonate manufacturing plant in Mexico.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Supporting Services for Corn Wet Mill

AMG supplied detailed engineering services to support a confidential project at a corn wet mill facility involving fractionation.

  • Type of FacilityEnzyme Plant
  • ServiceConstruction Management, Detailed Engineering, Structural Engineering

Expansion of Enzyme Production Facility

AMG was brought in to provide engineering services to support a $50,000,000 capital expansion at a chemical processing complex that produces specialty enzymes used in the grain processing industry. AMG provided process, mechanical, piping, structural, electrical and controls engineering and design services as well as construction coordination support. The project involved fermentation, compressed air, chillers, cooling towers, steam and condensate, sterile piping systems, and many other systems.

  • Type of FacilityBio-Chemical Plant
  • ServiceStructural Engineering, Detailed Engineering

New Farnesene Production Facility

AMG provided detailed engineering services to support the construction of a new farnesene production facility. The project involved various systems including fermentation, media preparation, sterilization systems, chemical storage and distribution, compressed air, sterile piping systems, steam and condensate, cooling towers, chillers, centrifugation, agitation, scrubbers, RTOs, truck loadout, spill containment, and others.

AMG provided construction coordination, structural engineering, instrumentation & controls specifications, and complete detailed engineering encompassing process, mechanical, piping, and electrical engineering.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Expanding Food Starch Production

A company needing to expand starch production capacity at a corn wet mill enlisted AMG’s expertise for a project with a capital value in excess of $60,000,000. AMG contributed detailed engineering and design services for two areas housing flash dryers and packing machines.

  • Type of FacilityBiomass-to-Sugar Processing Plant
  • ServiceMechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Detailed Engineering

Sugarcane Bagasse to Xylose Sugar Syrup

AMG provided engineering and design for a new demonstration scale plant with a capital value in excess of $80 million. The plant validates a technology that enables extracting highly refined xylose sugars from sugarcane bagasse waste and other cellulosic biomasses.

The project involved the design of many integrated systems, including: biomass dewatering, centrifugation, chemical reactor, chemical storage, chromatographic separation, compressed air, condensate, cooling towers, evaporation, filtration, ion exchange, liquid-solid separation, material handling, milling, steam systems, and wastewater treatment.

  • Type of FacilityFermentation & Extraction Facility
  • ServiceDesign-Build Services

Fermentation Expansion Design-Build

An algae fermentation facility in Kentucky utilized AMG’s consulting services to provide complete design-build services for expansions.

The project involved many complex systems including: chiller systems, compressed air, condensate, control system SCADA/HMI, cooling towers, electrical distribution, fermentation, filtration, steam systems, sterilization and pasteurization systems.

  • Type of FacilityEnzyme Plant
  • ServiceEngineering Procurement & Construction Management (EPCM)

EPCM for Enzyme-Blending Plant

AMG provided EPCM services to construct an enzyme blending facility. The project involved receiving different enzyme varieties in various containers sizes ranging from ISO containers (Conex) to totes, and blending them to produce specialty enzyme cocktails for use in multiple agricultural processing industries. Various systems were involved including truck receiving, warehousing, automated overhead cranes, ISO container unloading, pumping systems, CIP systems, enzymes testing laboratory, deep foundations, power distribution, PEMBs, etc..

In addition to providing procurement support and construction management, AMG provided complete detailed engineering services encompassing process, mechanical, piping, electrical, control systems, and structural engineering.

  • Type of FacilityIndustrial Mineral Manufacturing Plant
  • ServiceStructural Engineering, Design-Build Services, Mechanical Engineering

Calcium Carbonate Production Plant

AMG provided design-build services for a plant that grinds limestone and produces dry calcium carbonate products for the paint and plastics market.

The large facility utilizes many complex systems, including: compressed air, control system SCADA/HMI, dust collection, flash drying, mechanical conveying, motor controls, particle coating, pneumatic conveying, power distribution, and size reduction.

  • Type of FacilityBiomass-to-Sugar Processing Plant
  • ServiceFEL-3 Engineering Study

Plant Front-End Engineering for New Biorefining Process

AMG was hired to finalize design concepts for a processing plant in Ontario, Canada that would convert farm waste into sugar. The plant utilizes new, patented technology to convert straw biomass into glucose sugar.

AMG’s task was to define the details required to bring that concept to reality. AMG delivered a stage 3 Front-End-Loading (FEL-3) engineering report that included plant and equipment specifications, project execution plans, and a capital estimate.

The new plant utilizes many complex systems, including chemical reactor, compressed air, filtration, liquid-solid separation, material handling, and milling systems.

  • Type of FacilityFermentation & Extraction Facility
  • ServiceDesign-Build Services

Spray Dryer Installation

AMG provided detailed engineering, project management, and construction services for the installation of a spray dryer to a facility that utilizes algae fermentation to produce omega-3 fatty acids.

Systems involved included: chiller systems, compressed air, condensate, control system SCADA/HMI, cooling towers, electrical distribution, fermentation, filtration, steam systems, and sterilization/pasteurization systems.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceStructural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Corn Milling Expansion

In support of plant expansions at a corn milling facility, AMG provided consulting and engineering for the fructose and process areas.

  • Type of FacilityFermentation & Extraction Facility
  • ServiceDesign-Build Services

Algae Oil Extraction Plant

AMG was contracted to provide design-build services for the construction of an extraction facility in South Carolina that produces specialty nutrients. This large facility utilizes algae fermentation to extract DHA and ARA.

AMG provided detailed engineering and oversight for many complex systems including: centrifugation, compressed air, condensate systems, control system SCADA HMI, distillation and evaporation, power and electrical distribution, explosion venting, material handling, packaging, pneumatic conveying, solvent extraction, and steam systems.

  • Type of FacilityBio-Chemical Plant
  • ServiceProcurement Services

Procurement Support for Distillation Skid

AMG provided procurement and contracted fabrication services for a distillation skid system for a cutting-edge facility that uses fermentation to produce farnesene – a versatile specialty oil ingredient for a wide variety of products including fuel and cosmetics.

  • Type of FacilityGrain Processing Facility
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering, Capital Costs Estimate

Upgrading an Oilseeds Processing Plant

A large agribusiness corporation called upon AMG when they needed upgrades to a soybean processing facility while overcoming the challenge of minimizing downtime. AMG provided capital cost estimates as well as detailed engineering and plans for integrating a flaker machine and hot dehulling equipment to the solvent extraction process.

  • Type of FacilityEnzyme Plant
  • ServiceConsulting

Evaluating an Enzyme Production Facility

A food ingredient manufacturer needed consulting on an enzyme production facility.

AMG provided an evaluation of the building, the fermentation system, and the dry material handling system. We also provided a capital cost estimate for a new parking lot.

  • Type of FacilityPlastic Materials Production Facility
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Speciality PVC Resin Production

A manufacturer of proprietary plastics compounds used by OEMs in the automobile industry needed a new production line engineered for specialty resin. AMG provided detailed engineering plans including designs and specs encompassing plastics blending, extrusion, cooling, and more.

  • Type of FacilityEthanol Plant
  • ServiceConsulting, Detailed Engineering

Ethanol from Barley

A contractor that specializes in industrial agricultural markets called upon AMG to support the construction of a large new plant that produces ethanol from barley. AMG provided detailed design and engineering plans as well as site CAD support and consulting throughout the project.

  • Type of FacilityEthanol Plant
  • ServiceConsulting, Detailed Engineering

Relocation of Ethanol Plant

A leading grain agribusiness cooperative needed to relocate a corn-to-ethanol production plant from Tennessee to Nebraska. AMG performed detailed engineering and consulting on the relocation and reinstallation of the ethanol facility.

  • Type of FacilityEthanol Plant
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Portable Ethanol Dehydration Skid

A green-tech company that specializes in membrane technology engaged AMG to assist with a cutting-edge modular ethanol skid in Canada. AMG provided detailed engineering services to design a transportable membrane-based ethanol dehydration unit.

  • Type of FacilityOilseeds Processing
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Enzymatic Degumming

AMG provided detailed engineering support for the final phase of an enzymatic degumming project at an oilseeds processing facility in Ohio. AMG provided process, mechanical, piping, structural, and electrical engineering and design as well as construction management services.

  • Type of FacilityAmino Acid Production Facility
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Expanding a Lysine Production Facility

AMG was contracted to provide detailed engineering for the remainder of a large expansion project on an industrial-scale lysine production facility.

This project required involved several complex systems, including: bulk material storage, centrifugation, chiller and CIP systems, compressed air, steam and condensate, cooling towers, dewatering, drying, dust collection, evaporation, explosion venting, fermentation, filtration, heat exchange systems, liquid-solid separation, material handling, mechanical conveying, membrane filtration, packaging, pneumatic conveying, power distribution, and pumping systems.

  • Type of FacilityAmino Acid Production Facility
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Adding a Amino Acid Production Line

AMG provided engineering services for an expansion project in a facility that produces amino acids through corn fermentation using corn syrup as a feed stock. AMG provided engineering, planning, designs, and specifications for the installation of a tryptophan production line in a existing threonine production plant. This project had a capital value in excess of $20,000,000.

The project involved the complex interplay of many different systems, including: bulk material storage, centrifugation, chiller systems, CIP, compressed air, steam and condensate, cooling towers, dewatering, drying, dust collection, evaporation, explosion venting and suppression, mechanical conveying, membrane filtration, packaging, pneumatic conveying, power distribution, and pumping systems.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Rotary Feed Dryer and RTO

AMG provided detailed engineering services for upgrades at a corn wet mill in Tennessee. The project involved replacing an existing gas-fired rotary feed dryer with a new rotary dryer as well as adding a new regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO).

  • Type of FacilityAmino Acid Production Facility
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering

Building Expansions in Amino Acid Facility

AMG was hired to support the expansion of a process building and an associated warehouse in a facility that produces feed-grade amino acids by fermentation of an organism using dextrose. AMG provided detailed plans, engineering, and specifications required to construct the expansion while keeping downtime to a minimum.

Due to the nature of the project, several systems and processes were involved such as: blending, bulk material handling, compressed air, steam and condensate, drying, dust collection, encapsulation, explosion venting, heat exchange systems, mechanical conveying, packaging, pneumatic conveying, power distribution, and storage.

  • Type of FacilityChemical Manufacturing Plant
  • ServiceConstruction Management

Aerosol Packaging Line

A leading producer of adhesive and sealant products for construction and home repair consulted with AMG to support an upgrade to the packaging system in one of its manufacturing plants. AMG provided project management, construction management, and start-up support for an aerosol packaging line upgrade.

  • Type of FacilityAmino Acid Production Facility
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering, Construction Management

Expanding Production Further

AMG provided engineering services for a $25,000,000 expansion at a facility that manufactures amino acids via bacterial fermentation using corn syrup as a feedstock. AMG’s scope encompassed detailed mechanical, structural, electrical, and piping design and engineering, as well as instrumentation specifications and construction supervision.

Relevant systems included: bulk material storage, centrifugation, chiller systems, CIP systems, compressed air, steam and condensate, cooling towers, dewatering, drying, dust collection, evaporation, explosion venting, fermentation, filtration, heat exchange systems, liquid-solid separation, material handling, mechanical conveying, membrane filtration, packaging, pneumatic conveying, power distribution, pumping systems.

  • Type of FacilityCorn Wet Mill
  • ServiceDesign-Build Services

Outdoor Storage Construction

AMG provided engineering, procurement, and construction management of four outdoor FX storage tanks at a corn milling facility in Canada that produces corn fructose.