ISTANBUL, TURKEY — Alapala completed in December 2021 a flour mill expansion project for Pressana Group in India.
Pressana Group, headquartered in Coimbatore, India, is active in a range of industries including flour milling, automotive, poultry and agro trading.
After its first flour milling project with Alapala in 2018, Pressana chose Alapala again for the capacity expansion project.
The scope of project included the installation of a new milling line with 150-tpd processing capacity in the existing mill building. The flour mill diagram is designed for processing Indian wheat to produce maida, atta, and sooji flours for domestic market.
Alapala provided the project design, process engineering, manufacturing, project management, installation, commissioning and training services.
The flour mill is being managed with an advanced automation system that allows centralized monitoring of the entire milling process from wheat intake to the packaging.
As well as high traceability, the system provides detailed reporting on production data, yield, energy efficiency and more. The remote connection feature of the automation system also enables the Alapala after-sales team to access the mill any time for technical assistance including inspection, error diagnosis, calibration and troubleshooting.