Reports by European Commission experts show that beer production and marketing in the European Union contributes to more than 2 million jobs, generates tax revenue in member countries’ budgets of € 51 billion, and added value of about 50 billion euros. This fact place the industry next to the strongest, such as automotive or retail and FMCG.
One of the essential elements of a brewery is the refrigeration system which has the role of ensuring a constantly low temperature. The installation automation is absolutely necessary to reduce the human factor intervention and to optimize all the processes involved.
Technoelectric specialists automated the ammonia refrigeration installation of the Heineken factory in Craiova with a Siemens S7 programmable automatic. The benefits of using ammonia in the cooling system are numerous, such as the fact that it has no impact on global warming and has excellent thermodynamic properties that lead to economic viability.