Greenfield Yogurt Line Integration Completed

PREMIER recently completed the integration for a new yogurt production facility! This particular batch control solution included enhanced ingredient material tracking and contamination prevention between organic, non-GMO and regular products. These successes were achieved through a combination of R&D engineering, system engineering, integration services, and PREMIER’s expertise in the dairy industry.

The overall system architecture was based on Allen-Bradley ControlLogix and the Wonderware ArchestrA Platform. Ethernet communications were used for all remote I/O, VFD, and motion control connectivity. Allen-Bradley GuardLogix safety controllers managed dozens of safety zones on the packaging floor.

This work demonstrates PREMIER’s ability to provide best practice design and implementation in batching, pasteurization (HTST), clean in place (CIP), and packaging controls to support the successful launch of a new product.

From its headquarters in Nashville, TN and offices in OH and AL, PREMIER offers panel fabrication, industrial controls integration, MES, cyber security, and process control networking. PREMIER’s focus on technical excellence and tenacity in customer satisfaction has led to the completion of over 10,000 projects, CSIA certification in all offices, and steady growth over the past 25+ years.

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