Production in historic plaster factory ­optimized with Siemens hardware

Fixit AG is a part of the Fixit Group and operates a total of five producing locations in the Alpine Republic for the manufacture of render and mortar products containing plaster and cement. Its Bex factory was overdue a refit of the entire control, command and power regulation system, for which Fixit relies on hardware components from Siemens. The manufacturer was able to implement the new solution without the need to shut down production, and manufacturing times have now been tangibly reduced.

1 Over 100 years in operation

Plaster has been produced in the Fixit AG plaster factory in Bex/Switzerland since 1896 – nowadays with an output of around 5500 tons every single week. The company is part of the Fixit Group, and alongside the factory in Bex operates a further four locations in Switzerland. To ensure that this historic plaster factory, automated since 1982, continued to run profitably, it was time to think about renovation. The company Bühler Entreprises Monthey SA was commissioned with implementing the project, and opted to equip the control room with hardware components from...

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