Producing high quality pet food is what your brand is known for. At NorthWind, they help you maintain that reputation through innovative and reliable automation solutions. Their goal with every project is to have your plant running as efficiently as possible.

 

Plant Integration

Your plant consists of many different pieces of equipment working together to produce quality pet food & treats.

NorthWind specializes in tying all those pieces together to create one seamless control system.This full plant automation solution provides increased plant visibility and allows you to monitor your entire plant no matter where you are. They connect your plant floor to the rest of business by integrating to your ERP System.

 

 

Formula Management

NorthWind's Formula Management software has the flexibility you need with an easy to use interface.

BatchLOGIX® formula management software was built to handle the dynamic processes that are common with extruded pet food and treat plants. Reach maximum product consistency with formulas that contain both process & ingredient set points and handles both batching & continuous processes.

 

With BatchLOGIX, your recipes can be as flexible as you need them to be. Customizable set points for both ingredients and process equipment can be configured in the system. Historical data can be accessed through easily customized reports to target specific information using filters. Once created, reports can be exported to Excel, WORD, RTF, or PDF for sharing.

 

Traceability

Track ingredients from the time they enter the plant to the time they leave.

Trace ingredients through your entire manufacturing process with lot tracking, storage, and reporting capabilities. Lot numbers for liquid and dry ingredients can be traced through multiple systems from source to finished product.

 

Data Management

NorthWind makes it easy to collect and use the data that is already available in your plant operation so you can make better, more informed decisions.

They collect information about everything from critical control points and run parameters to ingredient usage and system alarms. With this information they provide KPI dashboards and setup equipment maintenance alerts. All information is stored and ready for analysis and comparison to real-time data. Their online web reporter tool makes this easy!

 

About NorthWind

NorthWind is an automation company in Kansas providing controls and automation solutions to manufacturing facilities around the world. Their skilled team of engineers, programmers, and technicians have extensive process experience in addition to programming and design expertise in a wide range of industries.

You are invited to know more!

By: All Pet Food

 


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NorthWind’s skilled team of engineers, programmers, and technicians have extensive process experience in addition to programming and design expertise in a wide range of industries.

NorthWind provides automation solutions for manufacturing facilities throughout the world.  We also offer industrial electrical installation services in the USA.

Our headquarters is located in Sabetha, KS. The majority of employees and all panel fabrication activities are located at this facility. A second location was established in San Jose, Costa Rica in June of 2019 in order to better serve customers in Latin America. The Costa Rica office houses four employees that work in Service, Sales, and R&D.

Our skilled team of engineers, programmers, and technicians have extensive process experience in addition to programming and design expertise in a wide range of industries. The NorthWind PlantLOGIX™ software suite streamlines and simplifies programming, management, and maintenance of industrial processes while increasing visibility into what’s happening on the factory floor. State-of-the-art office technology and expertise allows NorthWind to provide programming and support services to clients anywhere in the world in a multitude of industries.

Our U.L. Listed control panel shop is located in  a 10,000 sq. ft. climate-controlled facility that is fully-equipped to fabricate, test, and ship control panels of any size. High standards and advanced manufacturing technologies used by NorthWind ensure that control panels are delivered onsite on time and ready to be installed.

NorthWind strives to achieve high standards that meet customer needs and company stability.  The company has been Control Systems Integrators Association (CSIA) certified since 2010 and continues to employ CSIA’s Best Practices and Benchmarks in order to provide the best value to its customers, combining technical proficiency with sound business practices.

 NorthWind is also an accomplished Rockwell Automation Solution Partner, providing proven services and solutions that meet our customers’ automation needs. Finally, NorthWind was named CSIA Integrator of the Year in 2019, a prestigious national award given to controls system integrators that demonstrate cutting-edge technology and cost effective solutions for manufacturers


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