A recipe for sweet success in sugar production
We focus on simple guidelines: maximize capacity, output, and quality while reducing resource use.
In today’s market, increasing competition and pressure for higher efficiency force sugar producers to find new ways to ensure long-term success. As a long-established partner with the beet and cane sugar industry, including refineries, Siemens knows how to maximize capacity, output, and quality through automation. Our industry-specific portfolio ranges from automation, instrumentation, drive technology and low-voltage switchgear, to global services for the full plant life cycle. We address all sugar production phases and ensure all processes coordinate perfectly.
When Louisiana Sugar Refining needed to upgrade its electrical and control components, the company turned to Siemens, choosing a PCS 7 distributed control system and smart motor control centers. Read more about the creation of this state-of-the-art facility helping to bring manufacturing back to small-town USA.
The comprehensive 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.
Helping our partners find success
Many of our products and solutions are already being successfully used in the bakery and confectionary industries. Below is a selection of these applications.
Sugar Co-Op boosts sugar production and profits
Aging equipment caused a critical operation at one Midwest beet processor to falter
The facility faced the need to upgrade quickly and found the solution it sought in automation technology
In partnership with Siemens and Malloy Electric, the Minn-Dak CoOp was able to boost sugar production