Pre-engineering study

Mandate:

The Systemex Automation team was responsible for the preliminary engineering of a new cheese grating production plan at the Marieville plant. The main focus of the mandate was to recommend automated equipment, prepare an optimized production plan, draft the technical bid for submission and define project specifications.

The following equipment/components were evaluated in the preliminary engineering scope:

  • Formers
  • Cubing & slicing
  • Weighing
  • Palletizing
  • Bag feed-in
  • Conveyors
  • Opening/closing boxes
  • Tune up system
  • Bar code system
  • Printing & application
  • Control system
Activities:

  • Preliminary engineering

Advantages:

  • Facilitating equipment selection
  • Flexibility of assembly line
  • Optimization of production chain