World’s Largest Biscuit Manufacturer Selects SMAR SYSTEM302 Control System

Tuesday, November 04, 2008



Parle Buscuits Ltd, the world’s largest glucose biscuit manufacturer, selects SMAR SYSTEM302 to provide complete plant automation .  Parle is world famous with their biscuit brand “Parle-G” and chose the SYSTEM302 with support from Indpro as their System Integrator and Main Automation Vendor (MAV) to provide complete automation of the 2500TCD sugar plant which is beginning set up at Beharaich, near Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Parle Biscuits Ltd & technical consultants Fintech decided to separate out the C&I package from their machinery supplier.  Along with other significant C&I vendors, Parle & Fintech short listed IndPro as a System Integrator together with SMAR’s SYSTEM302 as a probable vendor for automation.  The decision was based in consideration of both SMAR’s quality products and Indpro’s proven track record (PTR) in the sugar industry. Indpro succeeded in securing the prestigious contract due to their in-depth process know-how, solid engineering capabilities in conjunction with the state-of the art control system & unique products provided through their SMAR Brazil relationship.  Substantial and sound commercial & technical support from SMAR contributed towards this win.

"SMAR is present in India market and conquered significant achievements in Sugar and Alcohol segment due to a unique application knowledge, strong partnership, intensive training, local technical support and investment", explain Mr. Max Ludewig - SMAR Business Development Manager.

Indpro is supplying the SMAR SYSTEM302 control system & field instruments for automation of various plant sections including the Mill-House, Boilers & Boiling House. The entire plant is now operating using three operator stations located in control rooms at the mill, boiler & boiling house. The work stations are approximately 400 meters apart and are interfaced using fiber optic links.

"We gain Parle confidence by showing them the long and fruitful expertise of IndPro as System Integrator in India and SMAR worldwide leadership in Sugar & Alcohol control system implementations", remark Mr. Pratap Deshmukh – IndPro - Managing Director.