Industrial + Manufacturing

Industrial + Manufacturing

Ghafari is consistently recognized by ENR as one of the top 10 EAC firms in industrial and manufacturing.

Streamlining Complex Spaces and Processes

We create industrial and manufacturing spaces that unite teams, processes, and business goals.

Our integrated team combines process engineering, facility engineering, architecture, and construction services to create comprehensive spaces tailored to the people and operations they house. This approach allows structures and processes to work in unison, which helps our clients streamline day-to-day operations and realize their full productivity potential. Guided by 6 Sigma and lean principles, we tailor projects to the precise needs of each client. As we work together, we blend experience with ingenuity to find new ways of adding value to complex operating environments.

A campus designed for creative teamwork.

Woodward Headquarters + Manufacturing Campus

Fort Collins, Colorado

Market Services

  • Business Process Design and Evaluation
  • Discrete Event Simulation
  • Energy Use and Alternative Energy Strategy Development
  • Facility Assessment Analysis
  • Facility Network Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
    • Cost Management
    • Growth Planning
  • Internal Operations Planning and Industrial Engineering
    • Finished Goods Material Handling
    • Inventory Levels
    • Material Flow and Value Stream Mapping
    • Packaging Equipment
    • Process Equipment
    • Order Fulfillment
    • Raw Material Handling
  • Lean Manufacturing Consulting
  • Operational Due Diligence
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Risk Assessment
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Sustainability
  • Technology Assessment
  • Transportation Analysis
Process and Equipment Design
  • Conveyor Systems Design
  • Material Handling Applications Design
  • Packaging and Containerization
  • Paint Finishing Systems Design
  • Process Controls
Engineering and Architecture
  • Architecture and Interior Design
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Facility Programming and Planning
  • Fire Protection and Plumbing Engineering
  • ICT and Security Systems Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Site Master Planning
  • Structural Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Design-Build Delivery
  • Equipment Set and Tooling Installation Support
  • Lump Sum and GMax Delivery
  • Owner’s Representation
  • Pre-Construction Cost/Benefit Analysis
  • Program and Project Management

Facility Types

  • Administrative Buildings
  • Assembly Plants
  • Automated Warehouse and Logistics Facilities
  • Casting Plants
  • Climate-Controlled Distribution Facilities
  • Coolers and Freezers
  • Dry Storage Facilities
  • Manufacturing Plants
  • Paint Shops
  • Research and Development Facilities
  • Stamping Plants

Systems + Operations

  • Automation and Control System Design
  • Automation and Control System Design Building Framing Systems
  • Building Utility Systems
  • Commissioning and Start-Up
  • Conveyor Systems
  • Industrial Ventilation and Dust Collection
  • Interior Architecture Systems
  • Material Handling Equipment Systems and Ops
  • Material Flow and Handling
  • Paint Finishing Systems
  • Power Systems Analysis
  • Process Equipment Systems and Operations
  • Thermal Process Design
  • Vehicle and Pedestrian Traffic Flow Systems

Select Clients

  • BMW
  • Bosch
  • Brose
  • Cargill
  • Caterpillar
  • Delphi Automotive
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Ford Motor Company
  • GE Transportation
  • General Motors
  • Honda
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • John Deere
  • LG Chem
  • Nestle
  • Nissan
  • Polaris Industries
  • Ryobi
  • Toyota
  • Valeo
  • Visteon
  • W.W. Grainger
  • Woodward
  • Zeledyne

Market Specialists

Dick Butwin
Vice President
Larry Denton
President, Process Group
Phil L'Esperance
Vice President, Process Group
Mike Neville
Executive Vice President
Mike Ryan
Senior Vice President