As a full-service Engineering & Architectural design firm, The East Group is in a position to assist our clients with their comprehensive technical and project management needs.  This includes ongoing operational and maintenance design support, all the way through capital planning and project funding requests to corporate management.  Over 90% of The East Group's industrial revenue comes from a long-standing and existing client base.  Please contact us and let us know how we can be of service.


Comprehensive In-House design services for Industrial Clients (traditional)

  • Mechanical/HVAC
  • Plumbing/Process Piping
  • Structural
  • Electrical Power/Lighting/Special Systems
  • Electrical Automation/Controls
  • Civil/Land Surveying
  • Architectural
  • Supplemental In-House design services for Industrial clients (non-traditional)
  • Scope Development/Project Management
  • Conceptual Design and Layouts
  • Budget Estimating
  • Project Planning and Scheduling
  • Studies and Reports
  • Cost Analysis
  • Complete Design Packages for Bidding, Procurement and Construction

HVAC and Industrial Ventilation

  • Process Air and Vacuum
  • Comfort HVAC Systems
  • Process HVAC Systems
  • Humidification / Humidity Control
  • De-Humidification
  • Steam Plant Distribution and Design
  • Air Handling Design / Sizing / Layout
  • Air Filtration - Dust, Exhaust, Fumes, Vapors
  • Clean Room and Laboratory Designs
  • Chiller Plant Design

Process Engineering

  • Material Flow Balances
  • Fluid Flow Analysis
  • System Design including PFD, P&ID, Equipment Specification and Arrangement
  • Bulk Material Handling Systems and Equipment Design
  • Conveyor Systems including Air, Belt, Roller, Chutes, Bins, Hoppers, etc.
  • Process Piping Design including Chemical Handling and Storage
  • Slurry Pumping
  • Sanitary Piping
  • Clean-In-Place Piping
  • Utility Piping Design including Steam Systems, Chilled Water Systems, Compressed Air Systems, and Fuel and Gas Piping

Mechanical Engineering

  • Warehousing and Packaging Systems
  • Thermal Expansion and Pipe Stress Analysis
  • Heat Transfer Analysis
  • Equipment Supports
  • Equipment Specifications
  • Machine Design
  • Tank and Vessel Design
  • Mechanical Power Transmission and Drive Systems Design
  • Field Inspection and Testing
  • Detailed Mechanical Design for hoppers, Chutes, Bins, etc.

Structural Engineering

  • Industrial Buildings and Structures
  • Equipment Foundations and Supports
  • Pipe Racks and Bridges
  • Steel and Concrete Tanks
  • Earth Retaining Structures
  • Marine Structures
  • Fall Prevention Systems
  • Platform and Mezzanine Rating, Analysis, Design
  • Evaluation and Analysis of Existing Structures
  • Hoist and Crane Load Rating, Analysis, Design
  • Pre-Engineered Building Foundation
  • Seismic and Vibration Analysis and Design
  • Failure Investigation and Analysis

Electrical/Controls Engineering

  • Medium and Low Voltage - System Design and Distribution
  • Motor Controls - Variable Speed, Medium and Reduced Voltage
  • Interior and Exterior Lighting Design
  • Automation
  • Control System Design, SCADA, Graphical Interface
  • HMI - Human Machine Interface
  • PLC Programming, Troubleshooting and Interface Upgrades
  • Arc Flash Protection
  • Load Flow, Relay Coordination and Short Circuit Analysis
  • Equipment and Hardware Specifications
  • Back-up Power generation
  • Power Monitoring
  • Process Start-Up

Civil Engineering

  • Site Design
  • Water/Wastewater Treatment
  • NPDES Permitting
  • Land Surveying
  • Landscape Architecture


  • Space Planning/Facilitated Programming
  • Industrial Office and Warehouse Distribution Design
  • 3-D Modeling/SketchUp
  • Master Planning
  • ADA/Life Safety Code Compliance
  • Interior Design

Supplemental On-Site Technical Staffing

  • Project Managers, Engineers, Designers, Drafters
  • E&I Technicians


  • Specialized General Contractors
  • Specialized Sub-Contractors
  • Industrial Equipment Suppliers
  • Industrial Vendors
  • Other Engineering/Architectural Design Firms


  • >90% of Work is With Repeat Industrial Clients
  • Master Service Agreements in Place
  • We Serve Our Clients Locally, Nationally and Internationally

Our Philosophy

  • Critical Success Factors Should Be Established
  • Each Facility Has Differing Needs, So We Must Listen, Learn and Provide Feedback
  • Partnerships With Other “Like-Minded” Design Firms Are Often Beneficial
  • Cost vs. Benefit Analysis to Justify Project ROI to Management

The East Group’s Added Value

  • Advocacy
  • Comprehensive “In-House” Design and Supplemental Technical Staffing Services
  • Vast Historical Database of Industrial Projects to Pull From
  • Responsiveness and Always On-Call

Industries Served 

  • Aerospace
  • Agricultural Processing
  • Automotive
  • Biotech
  • Chemical Processing
  • Commodity Manufacturing
  • Consumer Goods
  • Distribution Facilities
  • Food Processing
  • Marine
  • Mining
  • Paper Products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Ports and Terminals
  • Steel Manufacturing
  • Wood Processing