Au2mate Academy is a knowledge centre for dairy automation that offers education and training of managers, operators and technicians in dairy automation. The training is aimed at management and operating staff as well as technical staff and comprises: automation concepts, instrumentation, PLC, SCADA, and MES structured according to recognised industrial standards and best practice, including S88 and S95.

Au2mate academy

A centre of excellence in dairy automation

The dairy plants become larger and more complex both in terms of processes and applied automation technology, while the requirements for performance are increasing; this including process optimization, waste, energy consumption, detergents and plant uptime. Thus the requirements for operation and maintenance personnel are increasing in relation to continuous optimization, and time to diagnose and perform error correction on the plants and the automation systems!

Au2mate Academy offer dairy specific automation courses. The training is targeted management, plant operators as well as technical staff and includes: automation concepts, instrumentation, PLC, SCADA and MES, structured according to prevailing industrial standards and best practices, e.g. S88 & S95.

Disciplines where training can be offered are among other: Operation, hardware, software, instrumentation, OEE, traceability, reporting and documentation.

Additionally, Au2mate Academy can customize education and training by appointment! 

The Au2mate Academy is established in modern facilities at our Headquarters in Silkeborg DK and holds a class room and a live pilot process plant consisting of: reception, raw material storage, pasteurization, buffer tanks and dispatch as well as CIP plant.

The pilot plant is built in mini-scale to run on water. The plant is designed and built in industrial standard with instrumentation, PLC, SCADA & MES in order that theory and practice can be trained in correlation!

Kontrolsystemet inkluderer løsninger, der bruges i mejeriindustrien:

  • Wonderware Intouch/IAS with virtualised servers
  • Siemens S7-400 & 1500 system
  • Siemens ET200S & ET200SP I/O
  • Siemens & Allen Bradley local HMI panels
  • Danfoss, Siemens, and Allen Bradley frequency converters
  • Allen Bradley CompactLogix system
  • Allen Bradley Point I/O
  • ASi, PROFINET & PROFIBUS fieldbus
  • Safety equipment
  • Wireless technology
  • SQL database
  • ERP integration
  • Instrumentation
  • Actuators

The processing system includes the following main process units:

  • “Road tanker” + reception
  • Raw product tanks (2) + mixing
  • Pasteurisation
  • End product tanks (2)
  • CIP system including 4 tanks and 1 line
  • Ancillary plant for cold and hot water + compressed air


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Please contact service and training manager Eva Stanell for further information and registration:


We would like to thank the sponsors and business partners that have contributed with assistance / equipment
in connection with the establishment of Au2mate Academy.

24/7 Hotline

+45 8720 3090



Au2mate A/S
Frichsvej 11
DK-8600 Silkeborg
Tel. +45 8720 5050