Bulla – Pasteuriser Automation

Process control with a wealth of dairy experience With our strong background in the beverage and dairy industry, we were happy to help with an ice cream mix pasteuriser. Developed detailed functional descriptions of sequences showing flow paths on P&IDs so that they could be easily interpreted by Bulla engineers Reprogrammed, tested and commissioned the [...]


Pepsico – New Product Line Machine Integration

It’s never too late to start building an automation platform In recent years The Smith’s Snackfood Company has launched many new products including the delicious wholegrain chip – Grain Waves, run highly successful consumer promotions like Smith’s “Do Us a Flavour” and Doritos “Make an Ad Make a Fortune” as well as producing great advertising [...]


Bulla – Greenfields Whole Milk Separation Plant

We can take care of the whole lot While the new separation plant was a Greenfields factory, it was constructed next to, and had to interface with an existing process. The supply of skim milk and cream from the new facility had to interface with all the processes in the existing plant. The control system [...]


Caprice – Low Cost Turnkey Casepacker Automation

An idea can easily be turned into reality We were approached by an engineer at Caprice who had developed a simple case packing machine that only required very basic controls. We delivered a low cost control system using Allen Bradley automation and simple motor controls over an Ethernet network. The Caprice product collection has evolved [...]


Corvina – Turnkey Chocolate Pigging System

A simple low cost turn-key automation system. Corvina foods had investigated a pigging system to reduce the waste in transferring product between tanks. The system was supplied as bare components and a functional description without any controls. We designed, programmed and implemented an Allen Bradley control system with AS-I fieldbus. We supplied a complete turnkey [...]


Cobs – Commissioning

Without access to programming, commissioning international machines locally can be tough It all began in 2004 when we were looking for a healthy snack for our children. Finding nothing on the market that satisfied us led to experiments in our family kitchen and road tests on our kids. After many late nights and burnt saucepans, [...]