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Food & Beverage

Whether you have a liquid filling line or are producing cake, brownie, cookie, breading, cereal, dry soup, powdered drink, seasonings, flavorings or some other dry ingredient mix, AIC has the knowledge and experience to save you time and money during your control system upgrade or enhancement project.

Experts in SCADA batch control systems, AIC has delighted customers in the food & beverage manufacturing industry for decades.  Using a proprietary batching system, AIC saves customers a minimum of 40% over the cost of installing a traditional SCADA system, with additional cost savings in reduced time spent on maintenance and troubleshooting. The benefits of our proprietary system include:

  • Minimized production disruptions during installation and testing
  • Remote control of ingredients/recipes/batches from a central location
  • Decreased downtime
  • Improved efficiencies
  • Diagnostics recording
  • Increased usability
  • Inventory control of ingredients

With a large installed base of equipment, AIC has the experience to upgrade or enhance control systems for all types of dry ingredient batching systems, including those with the following equipment:

  • Scales/weighing
  • Ingredient measuring
  • Sanitary mixing equipment
  • Heating/cooling chambers
  • Extruders
  • Knives/cutting
  • Ovens
  • Conveyors
  • Packaging
  • Palletizer
  • Case erectors

AIC works with all major control systems equipment manufacturers for system retrofits and improvements, and implements the latest technology from Siemens on new installations:

  • WinCC SCADA and premium add-on packages such as PM Control and PM Quality
  • Servo controls
  • Redundant servers for reliability
  • SIMATIC Industrial Thin Client
  • SIMATIC Failsafe Safety PLCs
  • Guard/safety switches
  • Washdown/spraydown-rated operator pushbuttons (no boot required)