Agricultural Processing

Full-Service Integrator of Control and Automation Systems for Process and Packaging.

With over 20 years of experience in control systems automation, Quantum Solutions has completed a variety of projects for agricultural processing firms. Using real, world experience our electrical engineers have designed, programmed, and implemented a variety of control systems for agricultural processing companies. Need for consistency and quality control are important factors in developing custom agricultural processing systems.

 

 Agricultural processing typically involves processing raw materials into agricultural products such as:

 

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Human food consumables

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Animal or plant food

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Components/ingredients for other products

Using a fully integrated automation control system can increase

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Efficiency

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Safety

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Consistency

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Quality

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Productivity

Agricultural processing needs a high level of automation and control over production due to:

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Increased agricultural regulations

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Demands for reduced headcounts

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Need for consistency and quality control

This means the agricultural industry is in need of updating their legacy systems to custom integrated control systems that can be easily monitored, maintained, and operated. Quantum Solutions can custom build a solution for your updated agricultural processing machinery.

As experts in a variety of custom agricultural processing systems, our engineers utilize the latest PLC, HMI and communications technologies to implement the most up-to-date control and automation system for your needs, improving your manufacturing productivity.

At Quantum Solutions, our experienced engineers provide control systems and automation integration to the world’s leading companies. We implement reliable, integrated systems that allow our clients to enjoy an optimal profit.

We have extensive, real world experience partnering with small startups to large corporations like Prairie Farms Dairy and Monsanto and Fortune 100 companies such as Kraft and Coca-Cola.

Custom Agricultural Processing Systems

Examples of Custom Agricultural Processing Systems

Quantum Solutions built a custom automation system for a client in the Corn Processing Industry.

They needed  to implement an automation system with the following features:

  • Receiving product from semi-truck beds with hydraulic pumps and shaker containers
  • Conveying corn
  • Removing kernels from the ears
  • Storing corn to be processed at another facility

A client in the Peanut Processing Industry needed to upgrade a 7-line system in order to improve quality, increase productivity, and allow the client to reduce headcount as necessary.

The solution included:

  • Custom HMI & PLC code developed onsite while working directly with plant personnel to understand existing processes.
  • Complete hardware migration
  • Functionality reprogramming
  • Operator training
  • Centralized and line located HMI stations created

Quantum Solutions has helped a Flour Mill automate it’s previously fully manually-operated systems. The manual processes were causing a lot of system failures and backups, decreasing efficiencies and productivity. In order to increase productivity and efficiency while minimizing downtime, the client had to migrate their legacy systems.

This project included:

  • Extensive preliminary engineering and documentation
  • Multiple customer methodology reviews
  • Inclusive functional description prior to programming
  • Broad range of alarm notifications and OEE data to improve productivity, efficiency, and operator consistency
  • Full graphic visibility of all equipment on a multi-terminal HMI system
  • Full testing of all project facets to ensure effectiveness

Contact us to learn more.