Or love to drink it and know some local craft breweries you could help? Are they, or you, in the 5 to 100 barrels per batch category? If so, have we got some interesting news. We know small companies like these are challenged to be as efficient as possible but incredibly consistent. However, we also know that managing both of those things in a cost-effective manner isn’t easy.
In the past, automation utilizing the full Connected Enterprise technology set was not an option for the craft brewers we talked to. Smart Manufacturing opportunities were limited and there wasn’t much in terms of small scale choices. Most systems just did not provide enough return to really justify the jump.
Enter, Rockwell Automation’s FactoryTalk Craft Brew system.
We love to drink your beer, do you love to produce it?
The FactoryTalk Craft Brew solution is a flexible automation application that can easily be customized by an engineer or an integrator to support 2, 3, and 4 tank systems plus combo vessel arrangements. In addition, it scales.
As you grow, it easily grows. This will provide a cost-effective way to start now with the improved consistency and efficiency that can only be gotten by automating and controlling the brewing process. With standard control operations for mash tuns, lauter tuns, brew kettles and whirlpools as well as combination units, FactoryTalk Craft Brew provides simplified recipe change, new recipe implementation, and ultimately better data and insights into the process.
So “What’s in it for me,” you may ask? We know you or your favorite local craft brewery want to produce the highest quality product while ensuring consistency. After all, any budding brand depends on it. The Craft Brew solution set will help monitor and control every step of the process, offering:
Your beer is getting warm reading this… Contact Fred Capanna at Rumsey to learn more.
p.s. – if you are a brewer – automation adds value so you can focus on your art instead! (And we love your art – cheers!)
Webinar: FactoryTalk Craft Brew: A Faster, Easier, Way to Manage Your Brew House Operations
September 19 / 2PM EST
Webinar: FactoryTalk Brew: Focus on Quality with a Scalable Solution
September 26 / 2PM EST