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Are you planning to outsource CAD drafting services? There are numerous design services for which CAD outsourcing can be implemented. Some can range from simple CAD drafting to building information management (BIM) services. Some of the more popular industries where people outsource CAD drafting services are as follows:

  • Architectural services
  • Structural services
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Plumbing and piping services.
  • Fire engineering

Hyperion Business Consultants offers a full range of CAD/BIM Design Services, 3D BIM Modelling, and 2D Animation. Your offshore division will collaborate directly with your team, adhering to your technical procedures and standards to deliver consistent, high-quality drawings and renderings.

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Hyperion Outsourcing Solutions

Expanding your current team of CAD and BIM technicians by outsourcing brings the potential to transform the way your company operates. In addition to lowering staffing costs, outsourcing provides several additional advantages. 

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The more widespread benefit of general outsourcing is that it enables firms and corporations to “extend” their activities. Outsourcing empowers businesses to explore new markets and talent pools globally.

Outsourcing enables businesses to attract better employees and develop stronger international business relationships. As a result, companies now have access to new markets and audiences.

To ensure a project’s success, it is essential to evaluate which duties should be outsourced to a Hyperion-based team and which should remain in-house.

Why Outsource Engineering?

Engineering outsourcing is necessitated by fluctuating demand and when appropriate talent is unavailable in-house. It is particularly true in a project-driven environment with varying levels of work backlog. An architect or equipment provider can staff up for the highs and allot a bunch of water-cooler time for the lean times. A better strategy is to baseline the staffing level near the low end and have a Hyperion outsourcing plan in place for when heavy demand hits.

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Which Engineering Functions Should Be  Outsourced?

Most architects and equipment manufacturers have in-house engineering, design, drafting, and control capabilities. Any outsourcing decision should be role-based, with a detailed analysis of individual job roles and responsibilities. Determining which functions to outsource requires an examination of two factors: the differentiation of the service provided and the anticipated benefit of moving the function outside the company.

Outsource Discipline Engineering

Discipline engineering encompasses all types of specialised engineering, from a professional engineer's review and stamping of drawings to the use of specialised equipment.

There are two schools of thought on how managers should monitor discipline engineering. The first school views all engineering functions as independent and subject to the project's overall technical scope. The second school considers discipline engineering to be the project engineer's responsibility. This project engineer oversees the discipline engineers, ensuring they are verified, integrated, and directed. The majority of projects, in general, follow the second school of thought. Thus provides an additional layer of security and reduces the risks associated with outsourcing.

Outsource Document Control


Controlling documents and the job roles associated with that function have benefited from outsourcing now that software and upload speeds have entered the broadband era. There are numerous tales of document control roles going overseas, but leaving the nuances of individual customers behind. Understanding the culture of our clients and paying attention to the subtleties of their needs is essential to any successful outsourcing project.

Outsource Drafting

The responsibility for drafting P&IDs, G/As, or any other mechanical drawings is typically one of the simplest engineering tasks to outsource, especially if it does not require model work. Why? Drafters are responsible for performing routine dimensioning and layout tasks and are not responsible for comprehending specifications, interpreting client requests, or making strategic decisions. A drafter's job is relatively straightforward, and with the guidance of an experienced mechanical designer, outsourcing should be straightforward. There are risks. Occasionally, the drafter role may provide fabrication guidance or be familiar with particular fabrication nuances. If this is the case, please inform Hyperion during our Discovery Session

Outsource Designing

Designing is the process of laying out equipment, a plant, or a process in a 2D layout or a 3D model. Outsourcing this role carries slightly more risk than the drafting function, as designers carry responsibility for specifications and local standards. With an in-house source removed from the project team, this duty falls to the project engineer or manager. Outsourcing the designer function requires particular care to the sharing of any block libraries, formatting standards, and model creation methods. Speak to the Hyperion team regarding security measures.

Outsource Research & Development

As a manufacturer or architect, you're probably not spending a lot of time on research and development (R&D). During the last four decades, R&D as a percentage of GDP in the United States has hovered around 2.5%. If your company invests in R&D, it may take place in a remote lab or as part of a larger project. The majority of companies do not have the resources to staff an R&D department. In these cases, the R&D function may be delegated to other employees as an additional responsibility. To outsource R&D, it's a simple process because it's typically separate from day-to-day business operations.

Outsource project engineering

It is common to outsource project engineering. When an operator needs a piece of equipment, they contact a fabrication shop and place a purchase order. For all required designs, the fabrication shop collaborates with an outside firm.

However, deciding to outsource project engineering requires more thought than specialised engineering. Having in-house project engineering talent that can provide technical solutions offers a completely different value proposition to prospective clients.

In many cases, the project engineering and project management job functions overlap. This shared responsibility works well for projects of moderate complexity.

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