KERALA, INDIA — Alapala recently completed a mill renovation project for Kodandaram Flour Mills in India.

Alapala was assigned the partial renovation work in Kodandaram plant, located in Kerala region, India. It included the replacement of the equipment in the milling section with the new generation Alapala machinery, including Similago II Roller Mills, Aurora 828 Jumbo Plansifters, and Arion Purifiers along with bran finishers, detachers, control sifters, and the pneumatic conveying installation, etc.

The electrical installation of the complete plant was modified for the adaptation of existing machinery to the new plant automation system.  

The scope of the renovation work also included process engineering service by Alapala, so that the milling diagram is made for 180-tpd wheat processing capacity to produce high quality atta, maida, and sooji flour in ‘Chakra’ brand.

Kodandaram is part of the Parisons Group, a family-owned business that is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of wheat flour and edible oils in South India.

It operates eight production units, including six flour mills with a capacity of more than 800 tpd. Two edible oil refining and extraction plants have a processing capacity of 450 tpd.