Following are examples of projects EFI Group has completed for firms in the Metals industry:

Steel Processing & Coating

  • Performed multiple steel coating line projects for expansion and improvements


  • Designed, commissioned and launched fully automated anode grooving, storage and handling system
  • Designed anode cover blending and transport systems, and conducted project planning at two separate plants
  • Investigated and provided design for offloading and containment problems for aluminum tri-fluoride
  • Investigated and improved design for cable tensioning for ship unloading “clam”
  • Improved the design of blades for proprietary crushing machine
  • Investigated and implemented anode positioning system
  • Redesigned barge unloading hardware, including boom, trolley, turntable and winch systems
  • Reconfigured the hot oil/pitch system for green mill
  • Repaired ball mill structural base
  • Analyzed “Arc Flash” report and developed implementation plan and capital cost estimate
  • Investigated and developed options for capture of alumina “super fines”
  • Investigated and provided detailed design for rod mill expansion
  • Investigated numerous large screening installations to improve maintenance and dust collection
  • Investigated rectifier cooling capacity and redesigned circuit
  • Investigated transformer failures

EFI Group is a manufacturing engineering firm practicing process engineering, process design, design engineering, manufacturing technology and engineering services. EFI Group is based in Pikesville, Maryland (MD) and serves clients throughout North America.