SILOS

Efficient control solutions for silos

Proven for decades

Silo operators have relied on the process expertise and effective control solutions from BHS Control Systems for decades. They benefit from in-depth expertise gathered from countless projects in grain and milling technology, as well as silo projects.

Customized control solutions for silos

BHS Control Systems uses its extensive industry experience to plan and implement control and automation solutions for silos, including transport routes, loading and unloading, as well as establishing connections to ERP systems.

BHS Control Systems also offers assistance in auditing, validation, and documentation in addition to the respective control and automation solution. This is also an area where customers benefit from decades of industry experience.

  • Efficient control solutions for silos
  • Extensive consulting expertise
  • Design optimal batch processes
  • Support in auditing and validation

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.

 

Formula systems – Control system for formula-dependent processes

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

 

Formula systems – Control system for formula-dependent processes

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

 

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.

Batch tracing

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

 

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

Remote maintenance

From diagnostics to troubleshooting: secure remote access – efficient online remote maintenance and troubleshooting

Technologies

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.

Electronic weighing systems

Optimize complex and modern weighing processes – All electronic weighing systems and load modules used are intelligently and seamlessly integrated.

OPC technology

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

Success stories

Mill retrofitting with construction of a new concrete silo

August 2020
Construction measures at a mill always have an influence on the control system – a large mill company from northern Bavaria once again relied on the proven support provided by BHS Control Systems for the construction of a new concrete silo. This is because the solutions from BHS Control Systems are precisely tailored to the needs of the milling industry, no matter whether the project is to construct a new concrete silo or to modernize existing control systems. Plus, BHS performs all of the adaptations while operations are ongoing.

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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