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Conveying Excellence.

Conveyor System Design Incorporated (CSD, Inc.) is a mechanical engineering firm specializing in the design and project management of packaging and material handling systems for the food, beverage, and general packaging industries. We have designed and implemented a wide range of packaging systems, from complete packaging lines to simple equipment upgrades. Whether redesigning an existing line for greater efficiency, preparing layout drawings, or providing project management services…we deliver. Because at CSD, Inc. we are always Conveying Excellence.


Our Philosophy

CSD, Inc. was founded by Ron Nash in 2013 with the belief that a successful project requires partnership. CSD, Inc. does not just work for its clients, but also works with them to design and implement the most efficient and cost effective packaging system.


Our primary objective is to reduce our client’s costs while enhancing manufacturing productivity. We accomplish this through innovative engineering, utilizing our extensive experience across multiple industries. As an engineering resource we can offer the expertise and equipment best suited for a particular application, with proper interfacing of all machinery and conveyors to create an efficient production line.

Our Philosphy

Our Clients

At CSD, we strive to establish long-term relationships with our customers and to become a trusted engineering resource. We understand that each customer is unique, and our skill-set allows us to meet and exceed their diverse expectations. We are passionate about delivering superior service; our reputation depends on it.

Our Clients

Our Process


Preliminary Engineering

  • Develop as-built layouts and initial concept drawings using AutoCAD

  • Develop project estimates based on customer contingency requirements at various levels of development

  • Work with applicable equipment vendors to develop custom equipment and conveyor designs

  • Develop overall project scope to include mechanical, electrical, and plant infrastructure

  • Develop project schedules to include bid package development, procurement, fabrication, installation, and commissioning


Final Engineering

  • Finalize layouts and project details after project approval

  • Develop installation, equipment, and conveyor specifications for bid packages

  • Site review meetings with corporate and plant level personnel

  • Factory acceptance testing protocol and criteria

  • Assist with developing system control package and sequence of operation


Construction Management

  • Management of contractors with daily reports to plant and corporate personnel

  • Working with equipment and conveyor vendors on installation issues

  • Management of equipment service technicians

  • Trouble shooting mechanical and controls during commissioning and startup

  • Development and maintenance of project closeout punch list

  • Documentation of system and individual equipment data for acceptance










Our Process

Our Team 


Ron Nash has accumulated twenty years of experience as a mechanical engineer specializing in material handling systems. During that time, he gained experience in all facets of the process, including sales engineering, project management, design engineering, and engineering management. He has worked on and managed projects for Coca-Cola, Samuel Adams and more. Ron holds degrees in Math (BA), Physics (BA) and Mechanical Engineering & Aerospace Engineering.


Ryan Geary has more than fifteen years of experience as a design and project engineer. He has a track record of success in designing and managing complex capital construction projects in the food and beverage industry. He has worked with many Fortune 500 clients for equipment installation and packaging line improvements. Over the course of his career, he has specialized in CAD design, systems integration, project management, and development of specifications. Ryan holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State.


Michael Walulek has more than forty years of experience in credit, accounting, and treasury management. His experience includes financial management, budgeting, due diligence, leasing, bank relations, compliance, and acquisition selection for a 2 billion dollar conglomerate. He served as the Director of Credit and Customer Financial Services for Chemtura (formerly Crompton Corp). He also served as the Chairman of the New Jersey International Credit Group, as well as the Chairman of the New York NACM Chemicals Group. Michael has volunteered his services in a number of financial capacities for a variety of institutions. He holds a BA in Business Management and Finance from Alvernia University.


Cliff Panneton has over thirty years of experience working in various management capacities for the beer and beverage industries. He provides expertise in plant and line startups, process improvements, and trouble-shooting. Cliff also brings extensive knowledge of V-Curve analysis, quality enhancements, production reliability/OEE, and equipment evaluations.

Our Team
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 16 Augusta Lane, Fleetwood PA, 19522     

Office:(610) 944-9226   


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