Haldiram – Dal Washing Relocation

Project Info

  • Construction Date

    August 2015

  • Category

    Engineering Design, Project Management

  • Client

    Haldiram Snacks Pvt Ltd India

Project Scope

The project aimed at relocating an existing setup for Dal Washing to a new location within a very short duration, such that usual production remains unaffected. Primarily, it encompassed planning, coordination, design and project management to (a) keep everything ready at new location for relocated setup to plug-and-play (b) fast-track yet safe dismantling of existing setup and shifting to new location (c) commissioning with vertical start-up.

The key challenges included dismantling, shifting, installation and commissioning of an old production line, especially under the provided strict shutdown window + timely procurement of several minor items and services required. This was also our first job at Haldiram, wherein Haldiram wanted to observe our capabilities for considering us for future projects.


PMG Deliverables

  • Study the existing Dal Washing Installation and plan for the dismantling, relocation, and re-commissioning of the setup
  • Prepare BOQ for material and services, and also ensure timely procurement in coordination with Haldiram Purchase
  • Supervise the installation and commissioning activities


Differentiated Value Creation

A process line encompasses not only the process equipment, but associated industrial services (steam, chilled water, compressed air, effluent, water, electricity, hvac, and other aspects of fire protection, etc.), and therefore, moving an existing, especially old, setup is a challenging task, everything should work in tandem and integrated to deliver the outcome.

Our team of process, mechanical, electrical and food safety engineers were able to extensively understand and subsequently plan the task at hand, such that all could be taken up simultaneously, instead of sequential execution which would have taken 2-3 weeks, while we were able to complete the relocation and resume the production activities within 2 days. All this was possible due to the insight and ownership qualities of our team, which led to intensive preparation before taking shutdown.