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Machine Design Project Process

During the initial phase, we work closely with the customer to make sure that our proposal and concept meets the requirements of the project. After this we have our kick off meeting, where we review the proposal and concept, inspect the site of the machine’s final location and present a formal project schedule.

We also develop the Initial acceptance criteria, identify areas of technical concern and risk, and obtain samples for prototyping. During design and assembly we keep our customers involved and updated on the progress.


Initial Concept / Budget

We work closely with the customer prior to their developing a specification and/or RFQ.

Specification Development

Determining the requirements and sequence of an assembly process.

Proposal Development

Specifically answering a specification. Statement of work and formal request for quote piece by piece with individual point by point specification compliance or clarifications.

Order Received

Kick-Off Meeting


Introduce the ONExia project team to the customer’s team.


Review the proposal, concept, and customer’s statement of work.


Site inspection of the machine’s final location to determine special limitations.


A formal project schedule is presented to and reviewed with the customer.

Acceptance Criteria

An initial criteria based on project statement is given to show expectations are met.

Technical Review

Identify areas of technical concern for possible prototyping.


Parts for design, prototyping bowl feeder selection and machine programming.

End Result

Begin the design phase of the project.


ONExia’s project team will begin design on the machine beginning with the areas of technical concern for prototyping.

Prototyping Review

If any phases or aspects of the machine were deemed necessary for early phase prototyping, there may be a need for review prior to design completion.

Preliminary Design Reviews

Any interim design phases that may require customer review may be scheduled during the design phase.

Design Completion

At this point the design for the machine is done. The design is not fully detailed to the nuts and bolts level, but the 3D model is complete to a point where the entire machine sequence can be reviewed step by step for its feasibility.

Design Review

A formal design review with the entire customer’s team reviewing the following details of the project.

  • 3D Model of the Machine
  • Panel Layout
  • Electrical Schematic
  • Machine Sequence
  • Software Screen Shots
  • Technical Aspects, Tooling
  • Prototyping Results
  • Safety Review
  • Final Acceptance Criteria

Machine Assembly

Once the design is approved, fabrication begins.

  • Detailed Part Design
  • Fabrication Drawings
  • Wiring Schematics
  • Panel Layout
  • Part Fabrication
  • Machine Assembly
  • On-Machine Wiring
  • Software Development

Machine Testing

Once the machine is assembled, we perform rigorous testing.

  • Machine Debug
  • Pre-FAT Testing
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Machine Clean Up
  • As-Built Drawings


Additional Services

  • Installation
  • Startup
  • Training Services
  • Field Service
  • Maintenance
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Custom Machine Features

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An Exention of Your Engineering Staff

ONExia gives your company the ability to have custom machines built by taking advantage of our enginnering staff.

Above and Beyond Other System Integrators

ONExia distributes what we use in our machines giving us reducing risk and eliminating a learning curve.

We work with our customers to design specifically to their needs and integrate seemlessly.

Over 25 years of experience designing machines that have never been designed before.

Expect the Best

The success of a project depends on how well we meet your expectations.

ONExia works with your team to define what acceptance criteria for the project will be, so we know what you expect as well as how the final product will be tested.

Going the Extra Step

We take pride in our custom machines from the first concept meeting through training and support.

To ensure quality we have internal design, fabrication and powder coat capabilities.

For reliability, we ferrule all wires in our control cabinets, and label all wires with shrink tube wire numbers.

Documentation is one of the most important aspects of custom machine, so we make sure that at the end of the project you have all the documentation required for your team.

Included in Proposal

  • Installation
  • Training
  • Start-Up Assistance
  • Long Term Support

We believe that there is only one way to do a project: The Right Way!