Infant Formula Production facility Case Study

NZ Controls offer more than just Systems Integration. We offer a full range of project management, electrical engineering, design, implementation and commissioning services.

Client:
Nu-Con Ltd
Project:
Infant Formula Production facility
End User:
Abbott Nutrition Singapore
Budget:
US$280M

Innovative Design and Solutions

project summary

Nu-Con Ltd engaged our services to work with Abbott Nutrition Singapore. Our assignment was to take a ground up approach to improve Abbott Nutrition’s service using integrated and cohesive design, combined with smart technology. Communicating with stakeholders from multiple geographies and co-ordinating many global vendors and on-site trades, we supplied NZ$1.9m worth of services and hardware. The project successfully concluded in 2010 with innovative, full electrical and automation services for Abbott Nutrition’s Greenfield Infant Nutritionals Plant in Singapore.

Tasks

  • Functional Design development
  • PLC, SCADA design and configuration
  • Design and sub contract of MCC’s & Field panel construction
  • Consulting
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Automation Engineering
  • Installation and Commissioning

Challenges

  • Consultation with stakeholders from multiple geographies to complete a fully integrated and cohesive design.
  • Ground up project with a “Fresh Approach” to actively improve services through design and the use of smart technology.
  • Co-ordination with multiple global vendors and on-site trades.
  • Development and Integration of an S88 compliant Batch Control System.
  • Meeting stringent validation and verification methodologies required for FDA compliance to GAMP 4 using GxP principles with Full Validation (FAT,IQ,OQ,PQ).

Outcomes

  • Siemens S7-400 PLC with 1,800 I/O
  • Proficy iFix SCADA with iBatch
  • 2 x Form 4b MCC’s
  • 16 x Remote IO panels
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    NZ Controls provided the full Electrical and Automation services for the Greenfield Infant Nutritionals Plant for Abbott Laboratories’ in Singapore.

    This included the supply of NZ$1.9M worth of services and solution hardware. This significant project was successfully completed in 2010; with success due to detailed engineering and a disciplined approach to design and implementation, allowing validation to proceed smoothly.