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Machines and Process Technology
for the Feed milling Industry

Next appointment:
03.06. – 14.06.2024 (DE)
14.10. – 25.10.2024 (EN)

Aim of course

Concentrating on the practical aspects of machines and process technology, with regard to productivity, plant accuracy, hygiene, quality, and energy consumption. Understanding of the various process sections in a compound feed production plant.


  • Aspiration:
    basics, calculations
  • Batch mixing plant:
    system-layouts, mixing cycle diagram, proportioning
  • Size-reduction:
    grinding-systems, product influences, particle size distribution chart, calculations
  • Mixing:
    accuracy, homogeneity test, liquid addition
  • Hygienizing:
    steam conditioning, thermal processes
  • Compacting:
    pelleting process, product influences, machine parameters, application of expanders and extruders
  • Drying/Cooling:
    basics, influencing parameters
  • In all sections:
    explanation of operating and working principles, directly at the corresponding equipment
  • Test methods
  • Field trips


8 – 12 persons

Staff and managers in production and service

2 weeks

CHF 4’480

Training Center
Uzwil, Switzerland

Booking and cancellation conditions

Hotel / Accomodation

On request, we are pleased to book a ** or *** hotel.
(please fill in the corresponding field on the application form)

Course Fee

CHF 4’480

Included are course documentation, lunches, coffee, water, tea and one social evening with dinner. Not included are hotel accommodation, travelling costs, transportation from airport to hotel etc.

Application deadline / Terms of payment

Enrolment has to be made latest mid November of the previous year and becomes definitive on receiving of the payment.

Payment is due at the latest 6 weeks prior to the beginning of the course.

Cancellation fees (in % of course fee)
within 4-6 weeks prior to the beginning: 10 %
within 2-4 weeks prior to the beginning: 25 %
within 2 weeks prior to the beginning: 50 %