Feed Mill Control Systems

I-Control Applications

I-Control™ is a software system that bridges the gap between the business world and the machinery on the plant floor. I-Control™ is typically used to service the Feed Milling, Pet Food, Pre-Mix, and Flour Milling industries with the following processes:

  • Receiving
  • Batching / Blending
  • Grinding
  • Tempering
  • Cleaning
  • Milling
  • Enrichment
  • Pelleting
  • Extruding
  • Coating
  • Bagging
  • Loadout (Manual and Automated)


Watch how I-Control was implemented in a feed mill setting.

I-Control Benefits

I-Control™ provides benefits of custom designed software at a more competitive price.

Modular programming offers the power to choose which parts of your facility to automate.

Quality components and excellent ongoing support ensure maximum uptime and lower long term costs.

I-Control Features

  • Modular Programming
  • Concentration Based Ingredient Sequencing
    • Multiple concentration levels per ingredient
    • Multiple classifications per formula
  • Lot Tracking
  • Verify Hand Adds Via Bar Code
    • Automatic bar code printing for hand add bags
    • Bar code scanner at dump station ensures correct batch hand adds
    • Text display at dump station identifies batch
  • Automatic Free Fall Adjustments
  • Data Maintenance
    • Equipment parameter adjustments
      • Start / Purge times
      • Tolerances
      • Alarm configuration
    • Formulas
    • Ingredients
    • Inventories
    • Customers
  • Order / Schedule
  • Data Collection & Web Based Reporting
  • ERP Integration Options
    • Automatic export to accounting systems
    • Receive work orders from MES/ERP
    • Import / Export formulas
  • Modern Technology
    • Windows 7/8.1
    • Windows Server 2008 R2/2012 R2
    • SQL Server 2008/2012
    • Rockwell Automation: FactoryTalk View SE
    • Allen Bradley CONTROL LOGIX Platform of PLCs
    • Tablet Capable
  • 24x7 Support