Automated Manufacturing Storage & Retrieval System

AIG Automation, Installation, Project Management

Customer: John Deere | Midwest Installed cost: $1.5 million This agricultural implement manufacturer needed to upgrade its 20-plus-year-old manual parts storage and retrieval system. The upgrade fully automated the system to allow plant to store, sort and retrieve equipment parts on demand via a plant management control system. Installation occurred around the clock to minimize the impact on the plant …

Automated Insulation Packaging & Unitizer Process

AIG Automation, Building Materials, Installation

Customer: Private | Southwest facility Installed Cost: $2.5 million Objective: Replace existing manual packaging system with a new PLC-driven automated packaging system to unitize single packages of insulation into a unit. System was fully automated allowing single packages to be transported to the unitizing system and automatically placed into a large bag for shipping. System included a high-speed vision system …

Automated Insulation Packaging & Palletizing Process

AIG Automation, Building Materials, Installation

Customer: Private | Southwest facility Installed Cost: $15 million Objective:  Replace existing manual packaging system with a new PLC-driven automated packaging system to package different products at variable packaging rates.  Some products are stacked and placed in cartons, then the cartons stacked on pallets and secured together to the pallet.  Other products are stacked directly on pallets with corrugated end …

New Salt Processing Facility

AIG Mining and Minerals, Project Management, Specialty Chemicals

DuPont Chemical / North American Salt Company | New Johnsonville, Tennessee Installed cost – $8.5 million The plant receives dried salt from DuPont and processes it for final shipment. Project included a bulk truck and rail loading area, warehouse for shipments of palletized product by truck and rail, bulk storage silos, food-grade bagging line, office and lab. This processing facility, …

Salt Plant Consolidation

AIG Mining and Minerals, Project Management

IMC Global | Lyons, Kansas Installed cost – $8.6 million The customer closed one plant and moved part of the processing equipment to an existing facility. New features included a warehouse with truck loading docks, a packaging room, a 125-foot tall mill building with bins and equipment, and a new office and lab. Structural steel for the mill building and …

Raw Material Storage System

AIG Detailed Design, Mining and Minerals

Cement Plant | Midwest When this cement manufacturer needed improvements to its existing raw material storage area. American Industrial Group not only designed a system to meet the storage requirements, they improved the convenience and safety for truck drivers during dumping operations.

Refrigerated Meat Processing

admin Food Ingredients, Project Management

Safeway, Inc. | Emporia, Kansas Installed Value – $3.15 million The facility is a 6500SF, 30-ft high, refrigerated building with meat processing equipment and a laboratory. Meat is received in totes and dumped into a pumping system tied into the existing dry pet-food extruders in another building. AIG ensured that the meat-processing facility met USDA specifications and integrated a clean-in-place system.