Manufacturing

Itasca provides accurate, innovative consulting services and software tools to clients in the pharmaceutical, chemical, materials processing, downstream oil & gas, and agricultural engineering industries. Applications range from mixing and compaction to conveying and dust production and separation. The ability to handle complex physics and geometry makes our software ideal for the study of advanced manufacturing and materials handling problems.

  • Ore Conveyance
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Materials Handling
  • Grain Handling
  • Packaging
  • Granular Mixtures
  • Granular Material Flow
  • Slurries
  • Powder Metal Sintering
  • Drilling & Cutting

Improving efficiency and optimizing processes have become priorities in industries facing high costs of raw materials, over-capacity, and stringent regulatory requirements. Use of experimentation and, increasingly, engineering simulation have made the detailed understanding of process equipment operations possible. Urgent needs for sustainability, green engineering, innovative new materials, plant and product safety, product quality, and new process development have created great opportunities for designers and process engineers to help transform manufacturing industries to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

  • Batch or continuous mixing
  • Upscaling of production
  • Packaging design
  • Optimal design of continuous mixers
  • Powder compaction
  • Sorting & segregation
  • Auger design
  • Tire thread design
  • Wear & noise estimation in conveying facilities
  • Pneumatic conveying design

Today, the world's prominent industrial companies invest in engineering simulation as a key strategy to compete in a global business environment. They engage Itasca to solve their engineering challenges, particularly with regard to their need for complex numerical modeling and analysis. Itasca's consulting services and software deliver the flexibility customers need, along with training and the most comprehensive set of documentation and educational materials in the industry.