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Services by Industry

We provide a full spectrum of engineering services to the following industries:

We understand the complexities and challenges associated with your grain processing enterprise. Designing solutions for the grain processing industry is an every-day activity at UCI. We apply the latest technological advancements to ensure an optimal approach is achieved for our clients and their individual needs.

  • Handling, Cleaning, Weighing & Sampling
  • Storage & Drying
  • Equipment Sizing, Evaluation & Selection
  • Pneumatic Conveying
  • Belt Conveyor System Design
  • Milling, Sifting & Aspiration Systems
  • Aspiration & Dust Control

Materials Handled:

  • Grains, Seed, Starch, DDGS
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At UCI we are committed to America’s need to minimize dependence on foreign oil through the effective and economical application of technologies for producing ethanol and biodiesel fuels from home-grown feedstocks. We focus our core competencies in the areas of fuel production from grains and organic waste.

  • Corn Fractionation Systems
  • Bulk Material Handling Systems
  • Pneumatic Conveying Systems
  • Dry & Liquid Storage
  • Biodiesel Production Facility Design
  • Esterification & Transesterification
  • DDGS Storage
  • Ethanol & DDGS Loading & Unloading:
  • Truck, Rail & Barge
  • Pump & Piping Systems
  • Distillation
  • Utilities: Steam, Condensate & Cooling Systems
  • RFS II & QAP Engineering Site Reviews
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We draw upon the knowledge and experience from projects in the feed industry as well as from those in related industries and can provide the engineering and expertise necessary for the following:

  • Ingredient Receiving & Storage:  Dry & Liquid
  • Batching & Mixing Systems: Dry & Liquid
  • Sizing, Screening & Aspiration
  • Pelleting, Extruding & Block Systems
  • Bagging, Packaging & Palletizing Systems
  • Pollution Control Systems
  • Custom Equipment Design
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From specialty/small-scale operations to large-scale production, from food grade products to crude oil destined for biodiesel, our skills will enable you to add maximum value to your oilseed processing operation.

  • Solvent Extraction Plant Design
  • Liquid Storage: Oils & Solvents
  • Cleaning & Preparation Processes
  • Mechanical Press Plants
  • Process Safety Management
  • Distillation Systems
  • Vacuum Systems
  • Wastewater Systems
  • Refining, Bleaching
  • Deodorizing & Winterization
  • Shortenings & Lecithin
  • Packaging Systems
  • Bulk Loading / Unloading Facilities:
    • Ship, Truck, Rail & Barge
  • Environmental Permit Assistance
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UCI can offer experience working with various aggregates & minerals for facility development and improvement to fit your budget.

  • Processing & Refining of Silica & Minerals
  • Sand Fractionation Systems
  • Aspiration & Dust Control
  • Bulk Material Handling Systems
  • Bulk Storage & Reclaim
  • Pneumatic Conveying
  • Bagging & Packaging
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