How a partnership with ABB allowed UK boiler manufacturer to digitalise
05 November 2018
As more businesses digitalise, true competitive advantage lies in making alliances with large technology companies to gain the most benefit from complete digital solutions.
When UK boiler manufacturer Byworth Boilers redeveloped its digital control offering, it partnered with ABB to deliver a distributed control system (DCS) for precise control of temperature in the food and beverage market.
Despite the innovations made in food processing environments over the last two dec-ades, steam is still one of the most efficient ways of moving large volumes of heat around a plant. It is also ideally suited to food-contact environments thanks to its ability to sterilise surfaces and equipment.
One of the biggest challenges faced by food and beverage manufacturers is precise temperature control. This is essential in ensuring that food is cooked evenly as any hotspots could overcook and render certain batches useless.
One company that is acutely aware of this problem is Byworth Boilers.
Read the full article in the November issue of DPA
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