Material Handling

Optimation has a background in implementing equipment such as conveyors, cranes, elevators, and hoists, positioning, weighing, and control equipment, containers and supports. In particular, Optimation’s team has expertise in raw material handling for glass batch plants and resin handling for film, styrene/polyester-based resins for toner, and other resin-based products. 


Mechanical and Process

  • Plant Feasibility Studies, P&ID Development and Process Design
  • Design, Construction, Debug and Start-up of Multi-Purpose Conveyor Systems
  • Warehousing and Material Handling System Layout
  • Packaging, Dispensing and Semi-Bulk Container Filling System Design
  • Product Packaging including Colloids, Powders, Liquids and Tablets
  • Mixing, Blending, Continuous/Batch, Weighing and Metering Systems Design
  • Extruder Feed Systems
  • Liquid Dispensing Systems Design
  • Tote Material Handling Systems Process Area
  • Slurry Filling and Conveyance Systems
  • Handling Wet Solids Filter Cake
  • Bulk Tank Farms and Bulk Storage Systems
  • Unload, Transfer, and Spill Prevention
  • Food Conveyor Lines
  • Scrap Cardboard Air Conveyors
  • Pneumatic Conveyance
  • Plastic Powder and Pellet Milling, Grinding, Handling, Storage and Dispensing
  • Addition of Powders to Hazardous Solvent-based Systems


Automation and Integration

  • Raw Material Inventory and Warehousing - Automation and Control
  • Software Development and Implementation for Monitoring of Process Variables and for Data Acquisition
  • Plant and Process Electrical Design
  • In Line Instrument Specification, Procurement and Installation
  • DCS, PLC, PC and SCADA Systems


Construction and Maintenance

  • Installation (Millwright, Electrical and Instrumentation, Pipefitting, Welding)
  • Heavy Equipment Rigging
  • Precision Alignment
  • Debug Support
  • Predictive and Preventative Maintenance Programs (Design and Support)

Example Equipment

  • Conveyors
  • Cranes
  • Elevators
  • Hoists
  • Positioning equipment
  • Weighing equipment
  • Controls
  • Containers
  • Supports