Making beer manufacture more flexible and more efficient

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Digitalization makes it easier to adapt quickly to new market situations

Consumers alert to trends rather than traditional beer drinkers: breweries have to adapt to a changing market that is also being served by an increasing number of new providers. To survive and succeed, breweries need to expand their portfolios both cost-efficiently and in line with the highest quality standards. Digitalization with the Digital Enterprise solution portfolio plays a key role in this process. It gives them the tools to be able to respond quickly, flexibly and cost-efficiently to current market demands, with no loss of quality. Digitalization makes the flood of data in breweries transparent and easy to follow: from stock receipt to shipping, from the brewing vat to management, and from product development to the glass.

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BRAUMAT

BRAUMAT V8 – even better now

Greater performance and transparency in the brewing and beverage industry

The BRAUMAT V8.0 ensures high transparency, improved flexibility and optimum quality through the effective management of recipe-controlled processes.

 

Clear batch reports are succeed quickly with the integration of the batch log and the simplified configuration of the process parameters. In addition, the user can create additional reports with the help of MS-Excel. Furthermore, BRAUMAT V8.0 can now also be connected to the established PM-Quality option and thus offers further reporting options.

At the control level, version 8 supports  the new SIMATIC S7-1500  as well as the well-known SIMATIC S7-400 controller. Significantly expanded functions in the areas of reporting, weighing technology and cyber security are further highlights of the BRAUMAT V8.0.

 

The new ordering options with the free availability via Industry Mall and as free trial download simplify the ordering process.

 

The BRAUMAT V8 is also available in the Lean Edition in addition to the standard version and thus meets the specific requirements of small breweries and craft brewers.

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Digital Twin

The comprehensive Digital Twin in detail

The holistic approach of the Digital Enterprise for creating Digital Twins offers tangible benefits: You can substantially reduce the number of prototypes you need, predict the performance of the production unit and the products themselves, and ensure you produce what your customers expect.

The digital twin is the precise virtual model of a product or a production plant. It displays their development throughout the entire lifecycle and allows operators to predict behavior, optimizing performance, and implement insights from previous design and production experiences. 

Our comprehensive concept of the digital twin consists of three forms: the digital twin of the product, the digital twin of production, and the digital twin of the performance of both product and production. Thanks to our comprehensive domain expertise and optimized tools, Siemens is the only company that offers this holistic approach. 

There is tremendous value gained from performing "what if" scenarios and predicting future performance with the digital twin. The ultimate goal of the digital twin is in the closed-loop connection between the virtual world of product development and production planning with the physical world of production system and product performance. Through this connection actionable insight is gained from the physical world for informed decisions throughout the lifecycle of products and production operations.

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Digitalization

Digital enterprises produce more flexible and with maximum quality

Companies become digital enterprises by integrating and digitalizing the entire value chain. For every step from developing a new product through to continuously optimizing a plant, Siemens provides a coordinated portfolio of hardware and software.

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Our interactive graphics shows clearly the products and solutions that help you to optimize your processes and to meet the diverse requirements of your customers.
Digital Enterprise

The holistic approach to optimize the entire value chain

The production process in detail

The Digital Enterprise enables manufacturing companies to streamline and digitalize their entire business process, seamlessly integrating suppliers into the mix. They can begin at any point of their value chain, from product design to service, and can extend digitalization gradually, depending on their current needs.

Siemens offers the right solution for each step in the production process.

Discover Industry Services for the brewery industry

Siemens offers services that increase the availability and efficiency of brewery plants. Various services improve the system transparency and help to detect defects on electrical and mechanical components before they occur. They help to reduce energy and maintenance costs – you can schedule maintenance at the right time within the production cycle.    

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Here you’ll find exclusive content – including white papers, videos, and other media – relating to trends, developments, and digitalization strategies for the food and beverage industry.

Integrate blockchain. Build trust.

How can companies ensure complete traceability and quality assurance, from the origin of resources to their customers? The answer is called blockchain – a revolutionary technology that provides the security you need to build trust. Gain transparency and traceability with Siemens Blockchain running on MindSphere.

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Discover our solutions

Find out more about the specific solutions from Siemens for breweries and the major benefits offered by digitalization. 
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See how the brewery industry benefits from our solution portfolio

Many of our products and solutions are already being successfully used in the food and beverage industry. Below is a selection of these applications.

Industrial Security in food and beverage industry

Advancing digitalization need comprehensive security. Continuous monitoring helps detecting security holes and suspicious behavior to avoid problems.

 

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Digitalization pays off

Individualized mass production enabled by digital technologies provides the key to optimized business processes and sustainable success in the food and beverages industry. Learn directly from our experts how you can create a digital twin from your entire value chain all the way from product design to production, services and marketing to act more flexibly, improve margins, and react on new trends in a targeted manner.

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