232. Connecting the brewhouse with the office—MES solution for a brewery

Jay Johnson (1), Matthias Lichtenauer (2); (1) Krones Inc., Neutraubling, Germany; (2) Krones AG, Neutraubling, Germany

Brewhouse Operations
Supplier Poster

Based on various projects already realized internationally, this speech will show the importance of reliable KPIs from the production process, from malt intake to filtration to the finished pallet. Increasing demand for transparency from shop floor to top floor and a need for full traceability from the finished good backward to the malt batch number on short notice have convinced big players as well as craft brewers to invest in MES solutions covering the full supply chain.