Engineering

Turnkey, Cost-Effective Solutions

Western’s engineering team delivers robust designs that are efficient to install.

Having produced numerous mechanical and structural designs for each of our market-focused business units, we possess a broad range of industry knowledge and technical expertise.

The Right Team for Your Project

Our hands-on engineering team begins most projects with a technical site survey to fully document site conditions. In addition, they utilize best practices from multiple industries to provide a diverse range of design options. This ensures the final product provides the best overall solution the first time.

Services

Mechanical Design

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Western’s comprehensive specialties include the design and manufacture of conveyor systems, process piping, and all mechanical support systems.  Designs in 2D and 3D complement our fabrication and field installations, and we also offer complete P&ID drawings and schematics.

Structural Design

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Our experienced team can design a wide range of structures, including platforms, mezzanines, catwalks, stairways, and machine guarding. To support the installation and movement of heavy machinery, Western designs foundations and develops equipment-rigging plans.

Pressure Vessel Repair and Alteration

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Pressure Vessel Design, Fabrication and Installation

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As-Built Surveying

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Western’s engineering team captures site details critical to the efficient installation of systems, equipment, and supporting infrastructure. This enables us to produce complete documentation of a customer’s facility for both design and as-built reference.

Complete Solutions

At Western, we provide total solutions, ranging from simple structural designs to complete production line design and detailing. We take pride in delivering value on every project — big or small.

Experience

Our mechanical and structural engineers have worked throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and South America, tackling projects such as:

Baggage-Handling Systems
USPS Tray and Bulk Mail Systems
Power Plant Bulk Material Systems
Pressure Vessel Design and Certification
Food and Beverage Conveyance Systems
Food and Beverage Production Lines
Machinery Guarding
Platforms and Mezzanines

A Closer Look

Read more about Western’s values, experience, and capabilities.

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