We find cost-effective ways to bring people, processes, technology, and tools into unison.
Our process and equipment experts take an operations-focused approach, centered on helping clients elevate their performance and efficiency to meet shifting customer demands. We work together from planning through equipment installation, start-up, launch, and commissioning to create processes and facilities that run seamlessly. At every stage, we remove costly hurdles so that teams, systems, technology, and tools can work in unison. Our world-class expertise and lean approach help clients set their businesses up to thrive.
Our process, equipment, and facility experts work closely with clients to assess the current condition and remaining useful life of their assets. This assessment forms the basis for effective and feasible maintenance and replacement strategies that are backed by a thorough analysis of key operational metrics. We bring a holistic perspective and comprehensive methodology that considers the performance of facilities, processes, equipment, and controls to evaluate critical productivity measures such as life cycle, utilization, capacity, and throughput along with production targets and costs. Working together, we recommend data-driven strategies to help guide your capital expenditure and operational expense planning.
Our controls engineers and equipment design specialists work with clients to unify individual components into a sophisticated system. Throughout the collaboration, we apply expertise in key control areas, such as factory information systems, monitoring systems, and power distribution design.
Ghafari has designed thousands of miles of overhead and floor-type conveyor systems. Our team also has expertise in designing specialty material handling transfer equipment, bridge cranes, and custom-designed carriers. In each instance we apply advanced technology, such as 3D software for systems layout, carrier design, and finite element analysis.
Clients rely on our engineers to lead lean layout implementation, from design and equipment installation through start-up and commissioning. We navigate automation and tooling integration, weld water systems, and other installation challenges to increase productivity and help businesses thrive.
Our industrial engineers use lean approaches that help clients streamline processes, reduce costs, enhance quality, and accelerate delivery. Our areas of expertise range from process development, facility planning, and productivity improvement to lean implementation, labor analysis, materials management, and discrete event simulation. Working closely with your team, we strive to understand all elements of your operations to develop strategies that elevate efficiency.
Our consulting team consists of industrial, process, and facility specialists working together to give our clients confidence in their business decisions. We analyze building and equipment conditions, production capabilities, and site expansion opportunities to develop well-informed recommendations on your next steps, whether it’s acquiring new technology, growing or consolidating operations, or offloading aging assets. We consider equipment capacity and utilization, manufacturing targets, revenue potential, asset health, existing utilities and infrastructure, and opportunities for process enhancements to help you understand your best options before making any costly investments, offering you the fastest return on throughput improvements.
At Ghafari, our packaging engineers work closely with our industrial engineers to create designs that facilitate lean material movement and production processes. The result is decreased product damage, optimized material presentation, and reduced transportation costs.
We use the latest coating technologies, paint application methods, and environmentally conscious approaches to design and implement paint finishing systems. Our systems are carefully engineered to protect and enhance the appearance of parts at every scale - from multi-ton construction equipment to bottle openers.