Our Approach

Jenike & Johanson is the world’s leading technology company for bulk material handling, processing, and storage.  We deliver engineered solutions to achieve reliable powder and bulk solids flow based on proven theories and decades of project experience.

Bulk materials and their flow properties are at the core of all our work.  Every one of our projects (7,500 to date) is truly unique.  We offer our clients maximum flexibility in selecting services required to meet their bulk material handling needs.  We do not follow the “one size fits all” concept – which can be a dangerous pitfall in engineering.  Decisions made during the feasibility and engineering stages of a project are critically important for its success.  If your bulk solids systems are not engineered from the outset to handle the unique characteristics of your materials, process start-up time can be significantly delayed and design capacity may never be reached.

Explore our expansive range of services to see how we effectively support various stages of a typical engineering project.

Where Do We Fit in Your Project?

  • Feasibility

    • Research & development
    • Establish design requirements
    • Assess raw, intermediate, and finished bulk materials
    • Develop conceptual designs
    • Provide training for material handling fundamentals
  • Engineering

    • Generate functional designs for equipment or a process
    • Perform proof-of-concept studies
    • Provide structural designs
    • Produce mechanical engineering drawings
    • Review vendor design packages
  • Fabrication & Installation

    • Fabricate custom material handling equipment
    • Identify construction alternatives
    • Conduct on-site inspections
    • Monitor equipment installation
    • Troubleshoot installation problems
  • Operation & Maintenance

    • Conduct process assessment
    • Diagnose material handling problems
    • Solve product quality issues
    • Eliminate process bottlenecks
    • Inspect equipment failures

Jenike & Johanson can provide core bulk material services to fulfill your project engineering needs.

Our Core Services

Site Visit
Review process and equipment, collect critical design data

Bulk Material Testing
Characterize bulk material flow, conveying, or segregation behaviors

Conceptual & Functional Engineering
Design of silos, hoppers, feeders, chutes, stockpiles for reliable flow

Physical & Analytical Modeling
Model a unique process or develop/run a computational model

Structural & Mechanical Engineering
Engineer key details for equipment for construction, fabrication

Additional Services

Jenike & Johanson can also provide:

Contact us to develop your customized project approach, or continue to explore our world-class bulk material testing, modeling, and specialized engineering capabilities.