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ForFarmers, Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK – Animal Feed Mill


Description: Compound feed mill (one of twelve ForFarmer’s UK mills controlled with DSL’s AutoPilot4Feed)

Control scope: Weighbridge, intake, dispensary, blending, four pellet press lines, two bulk out-loading bays

Input / Output system: Mitsubishi Q series PLCs

Date installed: 2007 (upgrade from DSL’s LBC25 system installed in 1991)

Integration: SAP, Format International

“We have a long standing relationship with DSL Systems in the UK. They are our preferred supplier for process control systems and the team at DSL play a key role in ensuring we optimise the full potential of our plants in all aspects of the process.”

Ed Robinson, Engineering and Projects Manager, ForFarmers UK