Control unit for cheese dairy plant

Staedler Automation AG designed, developed, and commissioned the entire process control system for the Wildberg cheese dairy.

All processes from milk reception to the brine bath are mapped on a process control system with three operator stations.

Our consistent designation system has once again proven its worth here. Every single element, from the labelling on the sensor, to the electrical diagram, to the display on the screen, is labelled with a unique TAG ID, clearly increasing efficiency and making troubleshooting much easier in particular for new employees.


  • Control unit: Siemens S7-1516 F
  • Operating unit: Siemens IPC with Flat Panel 22’’ and WinCC Advanced Runtime
  • Drive system: Allen Bradley Power Flex
  • IO modules: Siemens ET200SP
  • Sensor technology: IFM / Endress + Hauser

Work performed

  • Definition and designation of the sensors and actuators
  • Design of the complete sensor technology
  • Design and concept creation of the complete control unit
  • Creation of electrical diagram including parts list
  • Software engineering of PLC, HMI
  • Commissioning