RECYCLING AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Unparalleled process expertise – proven in countless applications

Customized control solutions for recycling, the environment, and disposal

BHS Control Systems supports customers in the recycling, environment, and disposal industry with customized control solutions for defined processes – for both complete plants and plant units. Our expert team offers it services for both new recycling plants and the modernization of existing plants. We provide the perfect control solution for every process, from recycling lithium-ion batteries to processing incinerator bottom ash.

Control systems for any mechanical or thermal recycling process

Whether it is the installation of new systems or the modernization of existing systems: BHS Control Systems provides customized control and automation solutions for any mechanical or thermal process. The respective control system supports the tailored process using a variety of custom parameters – and processes data collected from a wide range of sensors and process control scenarios.

BHS-Sonthofen knows everything there is to know about recycling plants, including crushing machines, separation and screening technology, as well as turnkey control and automation solutions. The outstanding engineering competence of our recycling experts is complemented by more than decades of experience in the implementation of a wide variety of control solutions from various industries.

Benefits at a glance:

  • Customer-specific control solutions for mechanical and thermal processes
  • System updates, expansions, and modernizations for recycling plants
  • Integrated process solutions

Turnkey plant automation

Tailored to individual process requirements – BHS Control Systems uses its wealth of process expertise to plan and implement turnkey control solutions

 

Turnkey plant automation

Tailored to individual process requirements – BHS Control Systems uses its wealth of process expertise to plan and implement turnkey control solutions

 

Modernization for plant control systems

Reliability without an expiration date – many plants use control systems that are no longer supported by the vendor. BHS Control Systems brings your plant control system up to date.

 

Modernization for plant control systems

Reliability without an expiration date – many plants use control systems that are no longer supported by the vendor. BHS Control Systems brings your plant control system up to date.

 

Solutions

Retrofitting for plant control systems

Whether you are changing up your processes or optimizing your plant – BHS Control Systems ensures that all of the adaptations that need to be made to the control solution run smoothly.

 

Integration of additional plant control systems

Safely integrate third-party systems easily thanks to the open interface architecture

Customized solutions

Customized solutions – tailored to your individual requirements and combined with expert consulting, planning, and programming.

Process visualization and simulations

Visualize processes clearly – graphical representation of all processes

PLC programming

The highest quality programmable logic controllers – the latest control technology for machines and plants

ERP connections

Intelligently network data – connect to ERP systems – an uninterrupted flow of data and data integration across all levels

Continuous and batch-based processes

Planning and implementation of control and automation solutions for continuous and batch-based processes.

Installation and commissioning

Smooth and reliable – online or onsite – live production after smooth installation  and commissioning

Formula systems – Control system for formula-dependent processes

Formula control systems from BHS Control Systems are tried and tested in milling technology.

 

Batch tracing

An overview of the entire supply chain – using batch tracing to ensure process reliability is a matter of course for us.

 

Technologies

OPC technology

Universal communication technology, no matter the manufacturer – Open Platform Communications (OPC) ensure data is exchanged smoothly in automation technology.

Simatic TIA Portal

Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) – harmonize a wide range of different engineering tools with the Simatic TIA Portal – the standard programming tool for PLC nowadays.

 

 

WinCC OA SCADA system

The open and scalable WinCC OA interface architecture from Siemens is platform independent. We use this software and a module specially developed for BHS Control System to offer the basis for customized automation solutions.

Profibus and Profinet

Data communication in automation technology PROFIBUS and PROFINET can be integrated and used anywhere as communication standards.

TeamViewer and Scalance

Simple and reliable remote maintenance – in TeamViewer and Scalance, BHS Control Systems uses probably the most widely used global platforms and technologies for remote access and online collaboration.

Success stories

Sophisticated control of recycling separation technology with BHS Control Systems

November 2020
From incinerator bottom ash to metal concentrates ready for sale: At a Danish recycling company, the sophisticated sorting process to make this happen runs almost autonomously thanks to a control system from BHS Control Systems. Implemented as a prototype, this project turned out to be a resounding success: Ever since commissioning, the control system has been running to the customer’s complete satisfaction.

News

BHS-Sonthofen Offers Control Solutions for Complete Recycling Plants

May 4, 2021
BHS-Sonthofen now offers turnkey control systems for complete plants in the field of recycling and environment thanks to the newly founded BHS Control Systems GmbH & Co. KG. The customer receives complete solutions tailored to their needs, including recycling, control, and automation technology from a single source. BHS provides assistance in transferring the control system to modern systems.

Enhanced security: BHS Control Systems commissions first plant with latest version of WinCC OA

April 16, 2021
At its in-house test center in Sonthofen, BHS Control Systems has commissioned the first plant whose control system is powered by the latest version of SIMATIC WinCC Open Architecture V3.17 from Siemens. Thanks to the new functions, the software offers enhanced security features and modern data archiving. BHS Control Systems will continue to provide full support for all existing versions.

BHS Control Systems gains Siemens Solution Partner status

March 1, 2021
BHS Control Systems is now officially listed as a solution partner and has thus joined Siemens’ global network of suppliers who deliver according to uniform quality standards. This was made possible by our outstanding application and system know-how, excellent industry knowledge, and extensive project experience in the field of control automation.

BHS-Sonthofen acquires control technology provider Thoma

January 1, 2020
The newly founded BHS Control Systems GmbH & Co. KG acquired Thoma Elektrosteuerungsanlagen GmbH from Babenhausen, Germany, as part of an asset purchase agreement on 1 January 2020. This allowed the BHS-Sonthofen Group to significantly expand its expertise in the area of control technology. Alongside Thoma’s existing business fields, BHS Control Systems is taking on the tasks of planning and implementing plant control systems for projects undertaken by the BHS Group.

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