John Thompson & Sons, Belfast, UK – Animal Feed Mill
Description: Europe’s largest multi-species animal feed mill producing 850,000 tonnes per year.
Control scope: Weighbridge, intake, four blending lines, ten pellet press lines and nine bulk out-loading bays.
Input/Output systems: Mitsubishi Q series PLC, Allen Bradley SLC 500
Date installed: 2001
Integration: Vital, Perito and Format International
“DSL exceeded our expectations in the level of integration provided, allowed us to analyse plant bottlenecks and make further changes to greatly improve the plant performance. The guys at DSL are very experienced and combined with a high level of practical knowledge gained in other mills, they are able to quickly resolve issues.”
Aidan Mitchell, Operations Director, John Thompson & Sons