Automation

Higher quality, consistency, yields, and efficiency

Choose to add specific instruments for insight into your process, add automated features to reduce dependence on labor or choose to fully automate your system for the ultimate hands-off experience.

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Automate Your Process

Automation plays a pivotal role in the sanitary processing equipment industry, offering customers a myriad of advantages. It guarantees precision and consistency, enhancing product quality, while also improving operational efficiency and reducing costs through minimized manual labor and reduced wastage. Moreover, it facilitates strict compliance with regulatory requirements and fosters a safer work environment by automating hazardous tasks. Additionally, automation enables real-time monitoring, data collection, and analysis, empowering businesses to make informed decisions, optimize processes, and maintain flexibility in production.

UL Certified Controls

We’re a partner of Siemens and utilize their cutting-edge technology to ensure you have the most advanced automation options..
Programming:

  • In-house controls engineering team
  • Troubleshooting
  • Custom programs
  • Remote or on-site troubleshooting

HMI:

  • Intuitive graphics
  • Easy to use functions and programs
  • Multiple screen sizes
  • Flowchart control option with pneumatic valves

Siemens Components:

  • Series 7 PLC’s
  • Input Output Modules
  • Breakers
  • Relays
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Facilitating real-time monitoring, data collection, and analysis.
IFM and E&H Instruments:

  • Types
    • Temperature
    • Level
    • Flow
    • Conductivity
    • Proximity
    • Brix
    • Capacitance
  • Features
    • Sanitary connections
    • Multiple sensor types depending on the application
    • Repeatable and accurate
    • Remote monitoring
    • Trending capability
    • Different protection ratings available as required

Valves (Available On Our Parts Site)

  • SPX
    • 60-90 PSI pneumatic control tops
    • 0.5”-4” ball or butterfly options
    • Stainless steel construction
    • Sanitary Tri-Clamp
    • Industry standard
    • Manual SPX valves available
  • Granzow
    • Solenoid valves
    • Motorized ball valves
    • Readily available
    • Multiple body configurations
    • Steam, glycol, or water applications
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Our roots are in brewing, but we have used our strengths in engineering and automation to expand into other specialized fields.

Automated Brewing

  • Liquor Tank Auto-fill
  • Customize-able grain handling control panels
    • Load cells
    • Multiple feed sources
  • Remote Mashing
  • Water Blending Automation
  • Wort Grant Level
  • Auto-Lauter Transfer
  • Boil Over Protection
  • Inline Refractometer
  • Auto Knock-out
  • Gradient Cellar Temperature Control
  • Additional cellar tank control zones (I/O)
  • Cellar Tank Auto-Carbonation
  • Remote iPad monitoring and control
  • Panel Surge Protection

Automated Distilling Systems and Mash House

  • Distillation column reflux temperature control
  • Distillation condenser temperature control
  • C1-D1 iPad controls and remote capability
  • Rupture disc sensor
  • Buckeye LEL Package
    • Includes panel, sensor, horn, light, programming integration
  • Remote mashing
  • Water blending automation
  • Wash transfer automation
  • Hot and cold tank auto-fill
  • Customize-able grain handling control panels
  • Panel surge protection

Automated Beverage Infusion

  • Flow-mode
  • Water Tank Auto-fill
  • Panel Surge Protection
  • Remote iPad Monitoring
  • Holding Tank Gradient Temperature Control
  • Additional Holding Tank Control Zones (I/O)

Automated Coffee/Tea Production

  • Water Tank Auto-fill
  • Water Blending Automation
  • Coffee Transfer Automation
  • In-line Refractometer
  • Remote iPad Monitoring
  • Panel Surge Protection
  • Holding Tank Gradient Temperature Control
  • Additional Holding Tank Control Zones (I/O)
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Advanced automation systems for precise control over temperature, pressure, and other parameters, enhancing process efficiency.

  • Siemens automation platforms and interface
  • Over twenty automated feature add-ons
  • Smart device app for remote monitoring and operation
  • Material handling automation
  • Semi to fully automated CIP process options
  • Full temperature, COL, and blending vessel automation
  • SPX, FM, and E+H instrumentation and valves
  • Remote access service
  • UL listed, 508A control panels
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