Service portfolio for the dairy industry

Our service portfolio provides the solutions for both the general and the special requirements of dairies and cheese-making facilities. Typical examples are:

  • Integrated process automation from milk delivery to the filling process
  • Milk delivery
  • Heating lines
  • Storage, maturing and filling tanks
  • Mixing and stirring tank systems
  • ESL and UHT systems 
  • Fruit cooking systems
  • Cooling systems, iced water storage
  • Container handling
  • Aseptic and sterile systems
  • Membrane filtration (UF, NF, MF, RO)
  • Butter machines
  • Separator control
  • Evaporation systems
  • Spray drying systems
  • Powder processing for milk, whey, lactose
  • Cheese processing systems (hard cheese, soft cheese, Mozzarella)
  • Salt bath controls
  • Whey processing 
  • Heat recovery systems
  • Wastewater systems
  • Cooling systems 
  • Energy data recording
  • Intelligent load management 
  • Automatic tank management 
  • Process level-wide management reporting 
  • Migration of existing control systems

Dairy solutions with Plant iT:

The success of our customers is based, among other things, on the tried-and-tested functions of our in-house developed process control system Plant iT. The integrated functions provide intelligent solutions for the following areas:

  • Uniform material and raw material management
  • Order lists for production, cleaning and filling
  • Recipe-controlled program sequences 
  • Route control for integrated tank and route management
  • Integrated monitoring functions for tanks and conveying routes
  • Technological classes for aseptic system areas (e.g. steam barriers)
  • Combination of continuous and discontinuous processes for the production of baby food with ingredient identification via label printer and barcode reader to ensure batch tracking
  • Data acquisition and display facilities for milk heaters according to EU Regulation 0852/2004
  • Production data acquisition and processing for drinking yoghurt filling plants with materials identification and batch traceability, including production to the Weihenstephan Standards
  • Batch traceability (pre and post-tracking) to EU Regulation 178/2002
  • Company-wide management reporting
  • Interfaces for connection to various ERP systems (e.g. SAP/R3, FELIX, CSB MS Dynamics)
  • Interfaces for connection of LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System)
  • Silo management for raw material management 
  • Visu Recorder for training staff and optimising process sequences 
  • Energy data management
  • Production data management for filling plants
  • Materials management and batch traceability for product tracing
  • Production and efficiency reports (DIN, OEE)
  • Management reporting for industry-wide reports