Middough’s engineering staff draws on a wide range of experience and the latest tools to provide cost effective and creative engineering design solutions for your projects. Our experience in providing trusted designs and engineering ranges from facilities, structures, machine processes, and equipment.

Engineering and Design Approach

Our design expertise includes a full range of services and offers solutions for every type of client in any industry and most complex challenges for any project. With value-added and solutions-based approaches, our team is committed to utilizing discipline and tools to meet client’s needs and challenges. Basic engineering design services allows us to provide you with plans and information that leads to better processes, decisions, and outcomes through the other steps of your project. 

We work with clients in several core industries where engineering design is critical to the success of their business by utilizing our expertise in Facility Design, Food Production Facility Design, Manufacturing Plant Design, and Pharmaceutical Facility Design.

Engineering Design Services

Middough’s technical expertise in design services includes vast experience in equipment design with several disciplines

Custom Machine Design

  • Product Handling
  • Product Measurement
  • Product Assembly
  • Test Stands

Manufacturing Equipment Specifications

  • Equipment Requirements Definition

Hydraulic System Design

Equipment Installation

  • Space Optimization
  • Layout/Implementation

Advanced Manufacturing Systems

  • Equipment Specification/Selection
  • Equipment Layout/Installation


  • Levels of Automation


  • Cell Layouts
  • End of Arm Tooling
  • Handling/Positioning
  • Welding
  • Assembly
  • Sealant Application
  • Painting


With full machine design services, we have a highly experienced staff of professional engineers and designers with diversified talents in machinery improvements, equipment capability upgrades, and innovative custom design alternatives are available to improve operational performance and productivity.

Machine Design

  • Load/Stress Analysis
  • Modification Design Engineering
  • Drive/Torque Analysis
  • Process and Production Options
  • Equipment Performance Specifications
  • Cost Estimating

Equipment Failure Analysis

  • Existing Design and Operational Analysis
  • Metallurgical Analysis

Material Handling

  • Conveyor Systems (Belt, Chain, Walking Beam, Etc.)
  • Transfer Cars, Ladles, Vessels
  • Special Lifting Devices
  • Unload and Storage
  • Weigh/Mix

Custom Machine Designed Equipment

  • Design-build Coordination
  • Installation Coordination
  • Inspection
  • Assembly
  • Product Handling (Shuttles, Walking Beams, Pick-n-place, Conveyors)
  • Cutting, Packaging, Palletizing
  • Test Benches
  • Tooling and Fixturing
  • Customization of Purchased Equipment


  • Cell Layouts
  • End of Arm Tooling (Handling/Positioning, Welding, Assembly, Applying Sealant, Painting, Palletizing)

Melting and Forming Equipment

  • Glass Furnaces
  • Press and Drawing Equipment
  • Metal rolling and processing equipment