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Greater flexibility on the path to more individual products

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Digitalization offers new ways to personalize dairy products

The dairy sector is characterized by high cost sensitivity and mass production, while innovative packaging and a growing variety of flavors are increasingly shaping the market. To meet all general and customer requirements, digitalization is providing the dairy industry with new ways to optimize the entire value chain.

Based on our extensive range of products, systems and solutions designed specifically for the dairy industry, both process and discrete workflows can be optimally coordinated. This lowers costs while maximizing quality and increasing flexibility.

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Digital Enterprise

The holistic approach to optimize the entire value chain

The Digital Enterprise enables manufacturing companies to streamline and digitalize their entire business process, seamlessly integrating suppliers into the mix. They can begin at any point of their value chain, from product design to service, and can extend digitalization gradually, depending on their current needs.

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Siemens offers the right solution for each step in the production process.

The production process in detail

 

The first phase involves digitally developing a new product. The SIMATIC IT R&D Suite flexibly supports the recipe and makes it possible to run simulations in order to virtually optimize recipes prior to production. At the same time, it checks whether the new product meets all regulations. The packaging and labels are also developed and tested virtually with Teamcenter NX.

 

 

 

Our software tools in detail

 

The second phase begins with digital production planning based on our COMOS engineering tool, which acts as a central platform where all data are consistently available. The plant is then tested and further optimized with our Tecnomatix Plant Design software to maximize throughput and availability.

 

 

 

Our software tools in detail

 

SIMATIC PCS7 and the Totally Integrated Automation Portal (TIA Portal) quickly, flexibly and efficiently handle the mechanical, electrical and automation design, in both the bottom up and top down approaches, with integrated engineering. Engineering efficiency can be increased for the production process as well as for bottling and packaging in the manufacturing part through integrated workflows.

 

 

 

Our software tools in detail

 

In phase 4, SIMATIC IT acts as a bridge to the actual production process, which is optimized continuously. The universal database makes it possible to easily connect the ERP system to the automation technology and thus increase transparency through detailed reports and overviews.

 

 

 

Our software tools in detail

 

Relevant KPIs for the production line and the process part are displayed and evaluated by specific apps on the basis of the cloud-based, open IoT operating system, MindSphere. This facilitates new services such as predictive, preventive and error clearance services that generate real added value through higher plant availability.

 

 

 

Our software tools in detail

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Our solutions in practice

Many of our products and solutions are already being successfully used in the food and beverage industry. Below is a selection of these applications.

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