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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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  • Type of Facility:Ethanol Plant
  • Service:Piping Engineering, process engineering

Featured Testimonials

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

AMG did an excellent job. Very supportive. Communication was great even with all the scope changes.

Strongsville, OH

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  • Type of FacilityBiomass-to-Sugar Processing Plant
  • ServiceEngineering, Design

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 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 FacilityIndustrial Mineral Manufacturing Plant
  • ServiceDesign-Build Services

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 FacilityFermentation & Extraction Facility
  • ServiceDesign-Build Sevices

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 FacilityFermentation & Extraction Facility
  • ServiceDesign-Build Sevices

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
  • ServiceCapital Estimates, Detailed Engineering

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 Production Facility
  • ServiceFacility Evaluations

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
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering, Consulting

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
  • ServiceDetailed Engineering, Consulting

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
  • ServiceConstruction Management, Detailed Engineering

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

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.