AGRI-FOOD SECTOR

For more than sixty years, more than fifty companies in the agri-food sector have been trusting us with their projects.
Thanks to that, we carry out more than 100 diverse agri-food projects every year.
To complete these projects, we have a team that specialises in the sector, using a know-how built up over the years.

MASTER PLAN, PRELIMINARY STUDY, AUDIT
CONVERTING THE BUSINESS PLAN INTO INFORMATION TO BE USED FOR THE DESIGN:

  • Products to be manufactured (prospects)
  • Volumes
  • Seasonality: distribution and consumption
  • Origin of raw materials and supplies
  • Description of manufacturing processes
  • Storage, dispatch and shipping of the finished product
  • Employees, shifts,…
  • Information about the plot and the supply networks available
  • Predicted investment
BLUEPRINT AND CONCEPTUAL DESIGN

ESTABLISHING DESIGN CRITERIA:

  • Regulations to be followed
  • Product specifications
  • Production process
  • Estimated needs
  • Machinery for production and associated services
  • Necessary areas (storage, production, offices, laboratories, auxiliary production…)
  • List of rooms and requirements for each type of room
  • Urban parameters
  • Indications of suitable materials
  • Topographic survey and geotechnical study

 

SCHEMATIC DESIGN
DOCUMENTACIÓN PARA PERMISOS Y TRÁMITES OFICIALES:

  • Proyecto para licencia de obras
    • Memoria justificativa
    • Planos
    • Justificación de normativa
  • Proyecto para licencia ambiental
  • Proyecto para protección contra incedios
  • Solicitudes a empresas de suministros
  • Trámites con vecinos y comunidades
  • Presupuesto por capítulos
  • Estimación de planificación
FINAL CIVIL WORKS, ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING SERVICES PROJECTS
DESIGN FOR TENDERS AND CONSTRUCTION:

  • Construction documentation: details of the construction solutions to be used for each purpose (architecture, structure, HVAC, liquids, electricity, ICT…)
  • A project for each area:
    • Reports
    • Plans and diagrams
    • Calculations
    • Planning
    • Bill of Quantities (BoQ)
  • Tender documentation:
    • Plans and diagrams with construction details for each phase
    • Status of BoQ, with detailed, comparable headings
    • Technical and administrative contract specifications
    • Planning
ENGINEERING OF PROCESSING EQUIPMENT
DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF PROCESSING EQUIPMENT:

  • Preparation of User Requirements Specification (URS).
  • Search for suppliers.
  • Analysis of technical proposals received.
  • Technical comparative report.
  • Analysis and validation of protocols of manufacturers’ tests (Factory Acceptance Testing, FAT and Site Acceptance Testing, SAT).
  • Supervision of FAT.
  • Supervision of SAT.
TENDERING FOR CIVIL WORKS, ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING SERVICES
SELECTION OF CONTRACTOR AND AWARDING:

  • Decision on the number of lots to tender
  • Support and information for bidders
    • Identical information for all bidders
    • Clarification of doubts
    • Visit to the site
  • Comparison and revision of bids and requests for anomalous prices
  • Second phase of tendering for improvement of offers
  • Comparison of bids
  • Recommendation for awarding
  • Support in the drafting of the contract and its negotiation
CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
QUALITY, COSTS, AND DEADLINES CONTROL ON SITE:

  • Organised management of works so that they are carried out correctly and under the correct conditions
  • Coordination of works in order to meet deadlines and avoid interferences
  • Approval of the documentation presented by the contractor
  • Revision and validation of the certificates before they are sent to the Client
  • Quality control of materials and execution
  • Control of costs and planning
  • Coordination of the delivery of the processing equipment
  • Management of the creation of the as-built documentation, prepared by the contractor
  • Presentation of the final documentation
LAUNCH AND COMMISSIONING
ASUPPORT AT THE BEGINNING OF THE OPERATIONS:

  • Creation of the documentation for the “First Occupancy License” (FOL) or similar procedures
  • Support with the starting of the machinery
  • Support during the testing
  • Creation of a data bank of the project (certificates, manuals,
  • recommendations for use and maintenance, plans…)
LICENCES AND PERMITS
OBTAINING OF THE DOCUMENTATION TO GUARANTEE THE LEGALITY OF THE ACTIVITY:

  • Guarantee that the licencing rules and regulations are met
  • Require certificates that show compliance with certain specifications (legal, quality, etc.)
  • Guarantee the provision of manuals and staff training
  • Provision of as-built documentation
  • Maintenance plan
INDUSTRIAL REGISTRATION AND HAZARD ANALYSIS AND CRITICAL CONTROL POINTS (HACCP)

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FOOD PRODUCTS:

  • Industrial registration: Creation and processing of the file
  • Design and implementation of HACCP

AGRI-FOOD CONSULTANCY

AUDIT

UNDERSTAND IN ORDER TO FORESEE.
MEASURE IN ORDER TO IMPROVE.

  • General audit plan
  • One-off or periodical audit of specific areas or phases
  • Audit and certification of suppliers
  • Audit of activities subcontracted to third parties
  • Audit of management systems
CONCEPTUAL DESIGN

OBTAINING THE IMAGE:

  • Conceptual design of production (vertical, horizontal)
  • Process diagrams
  • Flows of materials, people and products
  • Planning of activities
  • Estimation of costs and deadlines
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and legal requirements
COMPLIANCE WITH REGULATIONS

COMPLIANCE:

  • Evaluation of the level of compliance with the current regulations
  • Changes and adaptations to comply with the regulations
  • Preparation of the documentation for official type approval
HAZARD ANALYSIS AND CRITICAL CONTROL POINTS (HACCP)

DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION AND MAINTENANCE OF HACCP SYSTEMS:

  • Diagnosis of the situation, in terms of quality
  • Design and implementation of HACCP
  • Audit of the HACCP system
  • Programs for training handlers
  • Selection and assessment of suppliers
  • Revision of product labelling
CERTIFICATION

OFFICIAL TYPE APPROVAL OF PRODUCT AND PROCESSES:

  • Consultancy for the obtaining of certificates: ISO 22000, IFS, BRC, GAP, Kosher, Halal, Gluten-Free, Organic
LOGISTICS

TRANSPORT OF MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS::

  • Development of a general logistics plan
  • Planning and management of the different phases of a project
  • Collaboration in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) modelling
  • Management optimisation of warehouse and shipping to clients
  • Analysis of the management of logistics provided by third parties (Third Party Logistics, 3PL)
SYSTEMS FOR MANAGEMENT OF QUALITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT:

  • Assessment of level of compliance with regulations ISO 9001, ISO 17025, GMP, GLP…
  • Evaluation of environmental risks
  • Integration of the requirements laid out in ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and EMAS into the management system
  • Creation of manuals for quality, the environment and documentation control systems.
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Via Augusta, 4, 08006 Barcelona
Teléfono: 932 17 56 54

Delegación Madrid
Ribera de Loira, 46 · 28042 Madrid
Teléfono: 918 893 745