Comprehensive Services for the Distillery Industry

Services covering the design, engineering and plant lifecycle

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From the very beginning we support you with our comprehensive services. From developing a customised design, to installing and commissioning machinery, we work closely together with you to gain a full understanding of your automation requirements every step of the way and deliver the best solution possible.

You rely on partners who understand your needs and can offer total compliance solutions while maintaining optimised manufacturing processes.

Industry 4.0 Digitisation & Plant survey

Start your project with an onsite digital and automation systems review with analysis of current assets and connected resources to support business and strategic planning

  • A turnkey evaluation of operations, software and hardware systems
  • Providing a common framework of assessment at plant & group levels for internal and external benchmarking
  • Enabling brand and site specific roadmap development to inform strategic business planning
  • Review of current state, identified gap analysis, potential scope, budget and timelines for project investments and development of execution plans
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Front End Feasibility Study

 Get your project on a path to success.

  • Conceptual Design Study and exploration into the Hi-Level possibilities to integrate existing systems and technologies for your process
  • Detailed Market research by trained engineers familiar with your process for best available technologies for your application
  • Front End Engineering Design to facilitate high level budgets and constructability plans to minimise disruption to your current facility and which feed into the next project phase of Detailed design reducing overall project lead times and providing greater accuracy for budget costings
  • Preliminary User Requirements Specification (Pre-Lim URS)
  • Development of Plant Improvement Roadmap with cost estimation to facilitate CAPEX application and funding approval for the projects necessary to achieve plant performance goals for the future
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Multi-Discipline Design

All the disciplines your Distillery Automation project requires managed under one roof by a dedicated team of distillery Automation experts.

  • Equipment Layout in 2D & 3D using VR tools as applicable to engage all Stakeholders during design to ensure the best outcome of final solution
  • Management of the full design lifecycle across Electrical, Mechanical & Process Disciplines
  • Electrical & Automation User Requirement specification and Functional Design Specification
  • Extensive Experience in design & build of solutions for use in Explosive areas ensuring compliance to ATEX, DSEAR and other applicable legislation
  • You can trust our certification as a system designer from international accredited bodies.
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Engineering & Consultancy

Design Complete – Trust us with your next step to safely integrate our turnkey solution to your plant.

  • Project management office and Project management functions offer a comprehensive support
  • Internal procurement team with established supply chain
  • Automation Control programming and Panel Build
  • Fully managed Mechanical & Electrical partners to realise full physical assembly and integration
  • Project Supervisor Design Phase (PSDP) & Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS)  
  • Factory and Site Acceptance Test protocol development
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Commission & Validation

Verification of solutions and equipment operation in accordance with project design and product specification.

  • Fully validated turnkey automation and process solutions dedicated to the industry sector
  • Planned at user requirement stage in conjunction with the customer
  • Training and system familiarisation incorporated into the commissioning process
  • Verified documented results incorporated into project handover technical files
  • Pilz approach to commissioning and validation takes account of specific needs, regulatory requirements and best practice to ensure the services meets requirements
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Managed Services

Professional support throughout the entire life cycle of your automation and process systems.

  • Portfolio of versatile services tailored to your specific requirements
  • Managed services: Project support, upgrades, modifications, post-handover support, training and maintenance
  • Service Level Agreements (SLA): Annual & scheduled maintenance, periodic testing / inspection and validation, engineer standby and emergency support call outs and critical spares and asset management contracts
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Get in contact with our experts

Pilz Global Distillery Business Unit
Cork Business and Technology Park,
Model Farm Road
Cork, Ireland

Telephone: +353 21 4346535