ASM updates facilities

by World Grain Staff
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RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA — ASM Saudi Arabia recently announced that it has upgraded two flour mills and a feed mill with the latest automation technology based on Siemens S7 and WinCC with management of jobs, scheduling, recipes and reporting.

The project also included the re-modification of one roller mill to modify motor speed and re-wire.

Grain Silos and Flour Mills Organization (GSFMO/, a leading Saudi Arabian company, was established by a Royal Decree issued in February 1972.

ASM was also recently contracted to modify existing software for a mixed-grain feed mill recently purchased by Grand Mills. The modification will be to modify the system based on existing Siemens technology and MES system, which is running under ORACLE management. Since its establishment in 1978 by the late President of United Arab Emirates, HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Grand Mills ( has evolved and grown with the nation and its people, ASM said. Grand Mills was acquired in 2006 by Agthia Group PJSC — a group with majority holdings by Abu Dhabi government.

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