Our customer came to us needing to automate their distillery to reduce costs, improve quality, increase production and reduce molasses waste. Their ability to survive in their increasing competitive industry was on the line. They needed to find an inexpensive way to achieve their objectives.
Using our engineering services outsourcing capabilities, we were able to design and program offshore to reduce costs and install and commission onsite to assure that everything worked as designed. We used VPCS7 and Soft CS7 architecture. We installed motor starters using Profibus DP and Profinet communications to increase control and efficiency. We built in web-based monitoring to allow management to react to process issues more quickly.
We greatly improved their efficiency, lowered their costs and improved the consistency of the quality of their product. Our human machine interface screens provided diagnostic functions that helped them reduce errors. We provided a management information system to give them the analysis they needed to gain market share.