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Serving clients across the United States, Design Systems, Inc. is an industrial engineering consulting firm with over 35 years of experience.

We understand the nuances of the industrial world, and can bring you the engineering solutions you need to thrive within your industry.

Additionally, DSI is also one of the most technically diverse industrial engineering companies in the nation, employing over 300 skilled individuals.

Keep reading to learn more about the solutions we offer, or contact us today to request a project consultation.

Helping You Find the Solutions That You Need

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Every industry is different and no company is ever exactly the same, which is why we tailor our answers to your specific needs. 

Our engineering process begins by identifying your setbacks, clarifying your end goal, and then passing this information along to our engineering consultants. Our consultants then use their experience and extensive expertise to determine how to most effectively solve your problems.

In addition to analyzing your industrial processes and operations, we’ll also analyze:

  • Tooling & Equipment
  • Structural Support
  • Painting & Coating Strategies
  • Mechanics
  • Layouts of Facilities
  • Electrical Systems
  • Conveying
  • Control Panels, Systems, & Designs
  • Building Utility Systems

Looking at all of these processes as a whole allows us to see what we need to change in order to make your operations, workflows, and processes run as smoothly as possible.

Factors to Consider Before Hiring an Industrial Engineering Consulting Firm

When hiring an industrial engineering consulting firm, there are several factors you need to consider before making a decision. These factors include:

Your Goals

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Does the industrial engineering consulting firm you hire have your goals and vision in mind, and are they able to help you achieve those goals? The firm you choose should be able to build and expand upon your existing systems while implementing new and improved technologies where necessary. 

Additionally, the consulting team you work with should also have experience in your specific sector. Rather than outgrowing the consulting firm you choose, work with one that can handle anything you throw at them in the future.

Skills & Qualifications

Your consulting firm’s qualifications play a vital role in how things will work out in the long run, and whether or not your projects will be a success. Take the time to examine the firm’s engineering solutions track record and review all of its previous accomplishments. Relying solely on competitive bidding can cost your company more over time, especially if costs were prioritized over performance and there are further issues that must be corrected.

Communication Process

The consulting firm you hire should be able to get along with you and your team. Will the right chemistry and rapport develop between your company and this consulting firm? How you communicate, as well as attitude compatibility, can affect your project’s outcome, making it absolutely essential that you determine whether or not your communication styles align.

Our Engineering Consulting Process & Capabilities

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Sometimes, getting an outside perspective is just what you need to solve an industrial dilemma or operational problem.

No matter what type of industrial environment you’re in, efficient distribution and smooth operations are critical to your company’s growth and development. 

Whether you’re redesigning your facility or want to discover better ways to reduce waste, our experienced team at DSI can help you find solutions to your most challenging problems. 

Here is what our typical process looks like:

1. Consultation

During our consultation, our team will meet with you to discuss the problems and challenges that you’re experiencing. As a diverse industrial engineering company, we look at all problems from a wide array of perspectives. 

Our engineers have experience in the fields of electrical, structural, and mechanical engineering as well as facility design. And, when we work on projects, we take a collaborative approach. Our only goal is finding your long-lasting solution

2. Brainstorm & Find Solutions

In our next step, our team works together to come up with a potential plan of action. Once we have our plan, we’ll discuss it with you in detail. After you approve our plan, we’ll get to work on helping you implement it.

3. Implement Our Plan

No matter how big or small the project is, you can trust us to find the right solution for you. Our team will apply their many years of combined industry experience to implement our customized plan for your facility. All plans that we create are designed to be long-lasting and easy to maintain.

Why Should You Work With DSI?

Our goal is to help you increase the efficiency of your current processes and resolve any hiccups that you may have in your workflows or operations.

We have over 35 years of experience and have successfully completed over 200 projects. DSI is currently recognized as a Top 50 Design Firm in the manufacturing sector, and a Top 50 Program Management Firm by ENR.

We can offer your company efficiency with:

  • Time: Partnering with an experienced industrial engineering consulting firm can save you time in the long run.
  • Perspective: We can give you an outside perspective that someone saturated in your industry day-to-day might miss
  • Expertise: We have thousands of hours of combined engineering experience, and can help you solve your problems quickly and efficiently

Make Us Your Trusted Industrial Engineering Consulting Firm

Based in Michigan, DSI is a leading industrial engineering consulting firm that can help you solve complex problems, make your operations more efficient, and bring your vision to life. We service clients nationwide in just about every industry. You can view our portfolio of recent projects here.

If you have a project in mind or a problem that you’re dealing with, contact us today to get started with a consultation.

Design Systems, Inc. Reviews

“The best place for all your engineering needs. Try a sample of the MITS manufacturing IT solutions… You’ll be running back for more!”
Keith M.