Material Handling Design Services

Material Handling Design2024-03-18T15:49:25+00:00

Project Examples – Material Handling  Consulting

Picture of a Motorhome with fiberglass exterior panels

Fiberglass Panel Manufacturer for the Recreational Vehicle Industry

Sprays chopped glass and polymers on molds, cuts and packages large panels.

  • Created equipment and material handling specifications for a $14 million building expansion that doubled production.

Projection TV Lens Manufacturer

Projection TV Lens Manufacturer

Extrudes, polishes, assembles, tests and packages several million projection TV lens annually.

  • Minimized floor space requirements by justifying vertical stacking storage equipment.
  • Reduced annual inventory carrying costs $140,000 and annual operating costs $90,000 by implementing just-in-time techniques.
  • Determined the number of required lift trucks and storage racks for both in-process and finished goods inventory.


Lubrizol – Material Handling Consultants

Chemical mixing, blending and packaging company.

  • Conducted a comprehensive 3 Phase site expansion feasibility study.
  • Developed multiple site and facility layout revisions and updates.
  • Identified manpower savings from streamlining the barrel filling operation.
  • Analyzed material handling costs for a $30 million investment in 3-line automatic, 55-gallon filling stations.
  • Facilitated project management meetings and presentations, ensuring adherence to budget constraints.
  • Delivered strategic insights for operational efficiency and scalability.
  • Empowered decision-making with detailed cost-benefit analyses.
  • Enhanced production flow through optimized facility layouts.
  • Contributed to long-term planning with actionable recommendations for expansion and modernization.
  • These initiatives underscore Lubrizol’s commitment to operational excellence and strategic growth, leveraging in-depth analysis and project management expertise to navigate complex expansion projects successfully.
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