Hennig-Olsen Is

"Our cooperation with Eltronic has been smooth and professional. We are very satisfied with the solution supplied and would be happy to choose Eltronic for similar projects in the future,” says Gudvin Baldersheim, IT Manager at Hennig-Olsen Is.

United with Hennig-Olsen Is

With 27 million liters of high-quality ice cream produced each year, Hennig-Olsen Is is Norway’s largest ice cream manufacturer. A production of this size and quality requires a flexible and highly automated production system. In cooperation with a local supplier in Norway, ITE Østerhus, Eltronic A/S was assigned with the task of developing and implementing a new automation solution based on AVEVA.

Analysis of existing production

To start out on the right foot, Eltronic A/S and ITE Østerhus started the project by getting to know the existing production system at Hennig-Olsen Is and analyzing the requirements put forward by the customer.

As Eltronic A/S has carried out a large number of projects involving AVEVA System Platform, we were able to quickly compare the requirements to the new system with the options available in AVEVA – and subsequently to develop a solution matching the exact needs of Hennig-Olsen Is.

Result: A flexible and future-proof automation solution

The outcome of the project is an automation solution that is both flexible and future-proof. Some of the most important advantages of Hennig-Olsen Is are:

  • One automation system for the entire manufacturing system
  • A user-friendly system increasing personnel flexibility
  • 25-30% increased output
  • A future-proof solution based on standard software that Hennig-Olsen Is can maintain on their own
  • Reduced downtime
  • Increased control and tracking of loss
  • The ability to perform extensive quality measurements

We are very satisfied with the solution supplied and would be happy to choose Eltronic for similar projects in the future

Gudvin Baldersheim, IT Manager at Hennig-Olsen Is

About Hennig-Olsen Is

Hennig-Olsen Is is the oldest ice cream producer in the Nordic region. We have developed and produced premium quality ice cream based on secret recipes for more than 90 years. Every year we produce approximately 30 million liters of ice cream and frozen desserts at our factory in Hannevika, outside Kristiansand. This accounts for almost half of the Norwegian ice cream market.

Technical insights

  • 4 Omron CJ2 PLCs
  • 14 operator stations
  • AVEVA System platform 2012R2 & InTouch
  • AVEVA MES 2012: Operation, Performance & Quality
  • AVEVA Information Server 2012
  • AVEVA Enterprise Integrator

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