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We offer programming and planning services for industrial and institutional facilities. Typically these are preceded by an earlier stage of operational improvements so that the new facilities are planned and designed around optimized processes.

Our facilities programming services include:

  • Functional programming
  • Corporate objective confirmation
  • Concept of operations
  • Flow charts
  • Workload and staffing
  • Functional relationships
  • Design criteria & physical requirements
  • Schedule of accommodation
  • Equipment planning and layout
  • Material handling methods, equipment, and systems
  • Work cell programming and design
  • Dock and truck court planning and layout
  • Manufacturing plant, warehouse, shop and laboratory layouts
  • Site and service yard planning and layout

Our typical methodology includes:

  • Meetings with stakeholders to understand operational and functional relationships
  • Preparing a functional program detailing space requirements, adjacencies, and design criteria
  • Preparing optimized layouts for review and approval
  • Preparing budget estimates for options
  • Preparing a detailed version of confirmed layout that will be suitable for architectural and engineering design development

KLA has provided their expertise to a variety of private and public sector operations, both directly to the operating company or representing that company as the owner’s agent, and indirectly as a support partner for an engaged professional service provider.