Civil, Steel & Structural Engineering

Our Civil and Structural engineers can assist you with facility construction services and structural design needs.  Whether your project involves a new facility or a modification, Apexs engineers and designers will provide the necessary expertise and commitment to ensure a successful project.  Our civil and structural expertise includes:

  • Licensed structural engineers

  • Site planning, grading and drainage systems

  • Storm and process drainage with containment systems

  • Complete foundation design per ACI code including pilings, micro pilings, reinforced concrete structures, and equipment support

  • Structural engineering and design including industrial buildings, process structures, platforms, modifications, material handling structures, and investigations into existing facilities for expansion and relocation programs per AISC and IBC code.

  • 3-d modeling and analysis software

  • Vibration and seismic analysis  

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Mechanical & Utilities Engineering

We apply analytical skills, industrial experience, field exposure, and creativity to solve complex mechanical problems. Our inter-disciplinary team has developed highly practical engineered solutions for multiple industries. Services are offered:

  • ASME pressure vessels, TEMA heat exchangers, API 650 and 620 Storage tanks

  • Conveyor system design for bulk solids and containers, including gravity and power systems.

  • Pneumatic conveying systems for bulk solids

  • Skid-mounted, packaged equipment and piping

  • Extrusion systems for the plastics industry including feeder and packaging systems

  • Emission control systems

  • Process piping layout and design

  • Piping stress and flexibility analysis

  • HVAC and industrial ventilation design

  • Dust collection systems

  • Feasibility studies

  • Fly Ash loading

  • Plant layout and conceptual design

  • Thermal and mechanical stress analysis

  • Equipment and material specifications 

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Project Management

Project Management services offered by Apex enable clients to deal with one individual throughout all phases of a project.  We employ experienced project managers skilled in developing, planning, executing and controlling a wide range of projects.  Our project management team provides overall project management in:

  • Project scope and definition planning

  • Supervision of engineering and design

  • Client and project team liaison

  • Preliminary engineering

  • Project feasibility and justification

  • Capital cost estimating

  • Project control and reporting

  • Scheduling and cost control

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Process Engineering

Our process engineers bring diverse expertise to your projects.  Our process engineers have performed a wide range of studies, from optimization of existing units to design of new process facilities. We have extensive experience in problem solving applications where time-sensitive plant shutdowns are critical.  Our services include:

  • Preliminary process design

  • System and plant utilities evaluation

  • Flowsheet development, PFDs, P&IDs and UFDs

  • Process control design

  • Equipment sizing and specifications

  • Pipe sizing and pressure relief requirements

  • Mass and energy balances

  • Process modeling software

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Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering

Our electrical engineers will design and implement your customized system from concept to completion.    We assist in planning, designing and implementing your power systems. Our services include:

  • Power distribution systems

  • Substation design and equipment specification

  • Motor Control Center design and specification

  • Electrical equipment layouts

  • Elementary electrical diagrams and schematics

  • Power surveys and load studies

  • Arc-flash evaluations and recommendations per NFPA-70E

  • Power factor improvements

  • Electrical classification for hazardous areas as defined by NEC

  • Electrical design and specification of systems in hazardous areas

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Automation & Controls Engineering

Our instrumentation and controls engineers are highly skilled in system automation and process control.  Apex provides customized control solutions for a variety of applications.  Whether your project involves a new system, improvements or additions to your existing system, our instrumentation and controls expertise includes:

  • Control system specification and design

  • Instrumentation specification and procurement

  • Control valve and relief valve selection and specification

  • Distributed Control Systems (DCS)-specification and configuration

  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)-specification and configuration

  • HMI/SCADA-specification and configuration

  • Fabrication and construction design drawings

  • Instrument calibration, loop check and startup support

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Procurement Services

We have experience to offer procurement services, planning and scheduling, cost control, quality assurance, field inspections and expediting services.  Our strong sourcing skills enhance the analysis, selection, negotiation and evaluation of suppliers.  We offer procurement services that include:

  • Preparation of request for quotation

  • Quotation evaluations

  • Issuance of purchase orders, change orders and invoices including payment

  • Act as Agent for the client

  • Evaluation and selection of vendors

  • Expediting

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Construction Management

We offer a construction management team that will ensure your project is constructed in a safe, cost effective and timely manner.  Our seasoned construction team places your interests first in achieving a successful project.  We offer a wide range of services including:

  • Construction site management

  • Planning, scheduling and staffing for safe and timely equipment commissioning

  • Coordination of construction crafts and workflow

  • Management of change orders

  • Site safety coordination and monitoring

  • Progress tracking

  • Civil, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation punch lists

  • Mechanical, electrical and control systems checkout

  • Piping walkdowns and installation verifications

  • Maintenance of construction records

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Apex Bulk Technologies | PO Box 7368, Paducah, KY 42002-7368

Phone: 270-994-4329 | Email: ebarker@apexbulktech.com