Exceptional Process & Packaging Engineering in Food & Beverage.
InLine Engineers, a Gray company, has provided engineering and project management services for the development and execution of capital projects relating to processing, packaging, and facility improvements in the food & beverage industry since 1996.
What We Do
From single facility upgrades to multi-plant network initiatives to major greenfield projects across North America, InLine finds leverage points within our customers’ operations that help them maximize their return on investment. Our expert team of engineers brings the skills and drive to meet any customer challenge, large or small, offering experience in bulk handling, processing, packaging systems, and sanitary design, including FDA food safety compliance.
Let us bring your next project to life—no matter how complex, we are uniquely positioned to help you innovate, adapt, and grow.
InLine collaborates with your engineering, operations, and development teams to provide a wide range of process solutions and turnkey equipment services.
– Scope of work summary
– Process flow diagram
– Concept CAD layout
Startup, Commissioning, and Project Close-Out
– ICO/ACO checkouts
– SAT criteria development/execution
– Line performance validation
– Mass flow balance
– Identification of recipe/ingredient needs
– Equipment specification & vendor selection
– Process piping design
Custom Liquid Process Systems
– Design-build for blending, mixing, and dosing
Site Installation – Technical Oversight
– Safety oversight
– Compliance to specifications
– Contractor RFI management
– Process evaluation and improvement
– Third-party peer review
– Multi-year strategic and capital planning
– Food safety certification assistance
Our Featured Projects
Nestlé Purina PetCare produces some of the most trusted and popular brands of pet food, treats, and cat litter and is the largest pet food manufacturer in the United States as well as second largest globally. The company is part of Nestlé, a global leader in Nutrition, Health and Wellness.
InLine Engineers, a Gray company, completed a 10-year study to forecast demand versus production capabilities for a major bourbon producer to optimally time the expansion of its operations. The engineering study resulted in detailed designs for facility expansion as well as the construction of a new quality control lab. Project planning involved putting new production in place a year before the anticipated date when demand would exceed production.
Monin Americas, Inc., is the leading global supplier of quality flavored syrups for both foods and beverages with more than 200 flavors. Monin selected Gray to provide design-build services on the new 115,000 s.f. greenfield facility.
T. Marzetti is a leading specialty food company that includes many of America’s favorite brands, like Marzetti® salad dressings and dips, New York Bakery® frozen breads, and Sister Schubert’s® homemade rolls. Gray is proud to have partnered with the long-time customer on a series of projects for its Horse Cave, KY, manufacturing facility.
Meet the Team
Gray has a deep bench of leaders with the experience to advise on your most complex challenges.