Plant Design Management System (PDMS)

Companies in the plant engineering and design industry are slowly embracing the most advanced technology in terms of planning, modifying, designing, installing and maintaining different types of systems, plant facilities, plant equipment and related infrastructure. Plant Design Management System (PDMS) is one such service which aids in better designing of mechanical, instrumental, structural and piping designs.

We, at Flatworld Solutions, help you decrease the number of bottlenecks and improve the ability to manufacture various types of products with an efficient plant design. Experienced senior designers, project managers and draftsmen form the core of our PDMS services team, and support us in providing high-quality, cost-effective solutions to our clients within a quick turnaround time.

Plant Design Management System Services We Offer

Our engineers have the experience of working for more than 25,000 hours on plant design engineering projects for companies across the globe. Our compliance with ISO 9001 standards has ensured that we deliver only the best plant design solutions to you.

Apart from ISO 9001, we are also compliant with other standard regulatory codes such as EPA, OSHA, NFPA and UBC. Our team is flexible to work at your location or an offshore development center to produce the desired plant designs and equipment specifications.

Our clientele spans across industries such as industrial equipment, piping, electrical & instrumentation, and civil & structural. Our PDMS services include:

  1. Proposal for Pre-bid Engineering

    Our team is well-versed with the process for creating pre-bid engineering proposals. Our proposal engineering solutions have successfully helped several international contractors by performing the following important tasks -

    • Preparing initial concept designs as per the bid parameters
    • Offering estimates for engineering
    • Proactively anticipating the bill for quantities
    • Enabling collection of data from the site
  2. Bid Evaluation Assistance

    We offer detailed insights into the technical nature of the bids received. To authenticate the legitimacy of a bid, we analyze factors such as the qualification and skill level of personnel, the price of products & raw materials, and the track record of projects managed by a bidder. We evaluate all the bids cautiously so that our clients save significant time and money and can focus on performing business-critical functions.

  3. Detailed Engineering

    As part of our engineering services, we help our clients conduct engineering studies in detail to mine the required information from plenty of basic engineering drawings and calculations. Some of the services that we offer prior to plant construction and piping include the following (not restricted to):

    • Support drawings and piping isometric
    • Developing 2D and 3D plant models
    • Material Take Off (MTO)
    • Bill of Materials (BOM)
    • Piping routing and piping GA drawings
    • Preparing the list of equipment that needs to be purchased
    • Using 2D drawings to develop a 3D plant model
    • Preparing cause & effect diagrams
    • Preparing all types of electrical and civil diagrams
    • Devise necessary procedures required to get started
    • Making instrument and piping diagrams along with isometrics and stress calculations
  4. Drafting and Design Services

    We provide high quality drafting and designing services such as:

    • Preparing drawings in detail based on available data
    • Validate all the prepared drawings
    • Develop CAD designs that are 3D parametric
  5. Design and 3D Modeling

    For accurate plant modeling and design, we provide 3D modeling and design services. Having in-depth knowledge of 3D design software, our team of plant designers and engineers ensures smooth workflow integration consistently. We offer the following as part of our portfolio of 3D modeling and design services:

    3D Modeling
    3D Modeling
    • Support Modeling
    • Pipe Rack Modeling
    • Piping Modeling
    • Equipment Modeling
    • Datasheets and specifications
    • General arrangement
    • Elevation of structure
    • Arrangement of equipment safety
    • 3D Models in Plant Design Management System

  6. Documentation for As-built Drawings

    We provide accurate documentation for your as-built plant. Engineers in our team have the experience of working on various document management systems like ProArc and PDS. They organize surveys at the plant site, capture important measurements and markups, update 3D models and perform a host of related tasks.

  7. Piping Design

    Our high-class engineering and piping design services help ensure better constructability, safer industrial plants and optimum operability. As part of our piping design services, we offer the following:

    • Developing the specifications for piping
    • Preparing a plot plan
    • Creating a standard equipment layout and section
    • Developing different types of piping layouts and sections
    • Erecting the piping and creating the drawing for nozzle orientation
    • Preparing isometric drawings and working on valve specification
    • Offering pipe support layout and bill of material
  8. Engineering Consulting Services at On-site Location

    We complement your in-house development team by providing engineering consulting services at your plant location. We consult on different aspects related to the plant engineering lifecycle, which includes, but is not limited to:

    • Consulting before seeking the required permit
    • Offering consulting throughout all the phases of the contract
    • Performing due diligence activities
    • Consulting for relocation as well as efficient project management

Client Success Story - PDMS Services

Our team helped a US-based coastal refinery fulfill its requirement for piping instrumentation indexes. We helped our client meet their business objectives by delivering 99.9% accuracy in terms of cataloguing as well as cost savings of 50%.

We have worked with companies of all sizes across industrial facilities. On all the projects that we have worked on and executed for our clients, we have provided customizable solutions that have translated into project efficiency and cost savings. Some of the projects that we have delivered successfully include:

Get in touch with us to learn more about our PDMS services and Piping Design and Drafting Solutions.

Benefit from the PDMS Services Offered by Flatworld Solutions

At Flatworld Solutions, we have a dedicated team of experienced designers and engineers who can help optimize your plant design for better workflow as well as help reduce operational costs and time. Some of the factors that set us apart from our competitors are:

  • Our team of draftsmen, senior designers and engineers have over 10 to 12 years of industry experience
  • We use the latest tools, technology and software like CADWORKS, AUTOPLANT, PDMS, BENTLEY and PDS for creating plant designs
  • Our team undergoes periodic professional training in all areas related to engineering design, work standards, tools and other industrial skills
  • We reduce the number of iterations and turnaround time by using Macros for drafting and modeling
  • We use review software extensively to closely track the progress of all the projects that we undertake and do away with clashes in terms of time and resources (if any)
  • Our team uses an in-house PDMS database which consists of draft libraries and component catalogues
  • Our services are easily scalable irrespective of the size of your project. We leverage our skilled resources available in our multiple global delivery centers

Contact us to know how you can benefit from our piping designs and industrial plant engineering solutions.



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