Diesel Technologies Plant Relocation

Diesel Technologies Plant Relocation Project

As part of a global plant relocation strategy for a leading international diesel technologies manufacturer, Vanguard VML was chosen from three other companies due to our flexible but professional approach, customer service culture and experienced engineering knowledge to complete the entire project.

Phase 1:Diesal Technologies Plant India

  • Full survey of equipment in Mexico – a bespoke M&E team and a controls specialist surveyed and reviewed all equipment and conditions
  • Complete statement of work & terms agreed with the client
  • Multi-discipline site team including full-time project manager – appointed for this entire project; flew to Mexico to disconnect, match-mark, and dismantle all machinery
  • Packing, shipping, health, safety, environmental and commercial controls all managed entirely by the Vanguard VML project team both at site and supported by our UK management

Phase 2:

  • Machinery shipped to China, Romania and India over a six-month period
  • Additional UK site also added at this point to the project scope – all aspects of commercial controls and variations agreed
  • Coordination of all separate shipping dates and documentation
  • Planning & scheduling of all site teams both mechanical and electrical and project management to follow to each location
  • Reinstallation of machinery in each country using the same team for continuity, knowledge and 100% familiarity
  • Daily site coordination meetings with our client
  • Weekly coordination meetings with site, client and our own UK project management and commercial senior management


  • India was the destination which completed the project in its entirety
  • Duration of project – eight months
  • Approx value of project to Vanguard VML £850,000