Industrial Automation Consulting

Conceptual Design & Scoping

Automationnth consults with manufacturers on the conceptual design and scoping of production systems. This reduces the risk of unexpected issues during project execution and provides assurance that you are pursuing the most cost-effective and safe solution.

Conceptual Design Overview

By engaging Automationnth early in the development of a product design, we can help ensure the product is optimized for manufacturability. When it’s time to develop a production system design, Automationnth can assist in the development of:

  • Project scope and definition
  • Schedule
  • Costs
  • Benefits
  • Risk mitigation strategy

Deliverables from a conceptual design and scoping engagement can include:

  • Process Flow Diagrams
  • Equipment specification
  • Consideration of Multiple Options to Meet the End Goal
  • Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Equipment Arrangements
  • Instrumentation Summary
  • Preliminary Electrical Design
  • Preliminary Project Schedule
  • Licensing and Permit Research
  • Project Cost Estimate


  • Production system development time is reduced to improve speed to market
  • Product design may be optimized to reduce cost and complexity required from automation equipment
  • Risk of project schedule and budget overruns is greatly reduced

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