Crescent Systems, Inc., (CSI), is a consulting and engineering company specializing in the food processing and packaging industries. The projects may range from a one day consultation to a complete turn-key undertaking involving a complete processing plant. We understand the requirements for processing and packaging and therefore are capable of designing and providing systems that are appropriate and efficient for applications within these industries. The following is a list of services offered by CSI:

Design of Material Handling, Weighing, and Seasoning Systems

Let us layout, design, and detail your material handling systems.  We can integrate various material handling components including vibratory conveyors, belt conveyors, and bucket elevators to meet your conveying requirements.  In addition we may be able to layout your packaging room combining equipment manufactured by us as well as other vendors of your choice.  We can also design seasoning, blending and weighing systems.

Design of Complete Lines

csi_m_and_ms_400x300_72dpiThis service involves providing design, layout, procurement, installation, start-up assistance, and training.  The of following are examples of the lines offered:

  • Snack Food Lines including Potato Chips, Corn Chips, Extruded Snacks, and other related products
  • Frozen French Fry, Hash Brown and Formed Potato By-Products
  • Vegetable and Fruit Freezing, Canning, and Dehydration
  • Potato Flakes and Dehydrated Potatoes
  • Popcorn processing and packaging lines
  • Beef Jerky and Smoked Meats
  • Cheese Processing Lines
  • Coffee and Tea Lines
  • Used equipment and incorporation of used and new equipment for maximizing affordability

Plant Design


Working in conjunction with our engineering and associates we can offer site evaluation, building design, and construction.

Control Systems

We evaluate customer’s electrical and controls requirements and design electrical controls to operate lines designed by us.  Our controls are UL listed and include PLCs and OITs per customer requirements.

Research and Development

This service involves feasibility study, evaluation and improvement of existing equipment and process, finding a certain product and equipment, and similar projects involving elements of electrical, mechanical, and other branches of engineering.  Examples of R & D services provided to our customers include:

  • Feasibility Studies
    Examining the feasibility of various processing systems and products
  • Evaluation of Existing Designs
    Evaluating the properties of existing designs and making recommendations for improvements and upgrades while staying withing customer’s budget.