From May 15th to 18th, Evonik Brazil held the AMINOSys® Maintenance Workshop, aimed at professionals responsible for the processes of operation and maintenance of dosing equipment in animal feed mills. The event, had as main theme the maintenance of AMINOSys®, counted with 47 participants and took place in Guarulhos (SP), where the main Evonik Distribution Center in Brazil and the innovative AMINOSys® Animal Nutrition laboratory are located.
AMINOSys® is recognized by customers worldwide as the most accurate and efficient powdered amino acid microdosing solution on the market. The equipment is a flexible system, which enables the logistics of transporting the amino acids and dosing in Big Bag or Silos mode, directly to the mixer or to a certain existing storage system.
The AMINOSys® laboratory is designed to conduct training aimed at the professionals responsible for the operation and maintenance of the equipment in the customers' feed mills. The space has an AMINOSys® amino acid dosing system, giving professionals a real learning experience.
The meeting exceeded all the expectations of Evonik's Animal Health and Nutrition team. "We have fully achieved our training objective in the AMINOSys® system, enabling and motivating our customers to know the importance of correct operation and daily maintenance, while at the same time demonstrating the quality, robustness, precision and simple maintenance of AMINOSys®", highlights Marco Lara, regional manager of handling solution and feed manufacturing technology.
AMINOSys® Maintenance Workshop
The workshop provided great interaction among the participants, who were able to repeat practical procedures in the AMINOSys® laboratory, as well as share experiences in their companies. The format pleased the participants a lot.
"The meeting not only met, but also exceeded expectations. We divided ourselves into three working groups focused on the practice of the dosage system; in the vacuum pump and in the IPC (the software that controls the operation), and with this we learned in practice and it was still easy to replicate training for other employees in the factory with the material we received, "said Fernando Henrique Gonçalves Ferreira, GTFoods (PR) ration plant.
José Pedro dos Santos Silva from Avenorte, also highlighted the benefits of the practical practices and the content available on a memory stick to the participants: "The practical training was very positive and opened several horizons, bringing benefits direct from day to day. Having the material on the pen drive for browsing is great. "He further notes that knowing the operation of the feed dosing system and the recommended preventive maintenance of the equipment brings a much greater durability and a better financial return for the company.
Sérgio Rodrigues, maintenance coordinator of Pif Paf Alimentos (MG), also highlighted the benefit of interaction with the other participants and the organization of the event. "Everything was very well organized, we had great receptivity and we learned a lot". Rodrigues also stressed the importance of day-to-day technical support, coupled with the simplicity of operation of the AMINOSys® dosing equipment. "It's really a very simple and complete system that allows us to follow the whole process," he adds.
The meeting exceeded all the expectations of Evonik's Animal Health and Nutrition team. "We fully achieved our goal of enabling the AMINOSys® system, enabling and motivating our customers to know the importance of correct operation and daily maintenance, while at the same time demonstrating the quality, robustness, precision and simple maintenance of AMINOSys", highlights Marco Lara , regional manager of handling solution and feed manufacturing technology. In addition to the technical training, there was the presentation of Pedro Castelo and Armando Luca, sales managers on the importance of amino acids in animal nutrition.
The AMINOSys® Maintenance Workshop was another initiative of the "Best Handling" MetAMINO® campaign, which details how to get better results with MetAMINO® using the AMINOSys® dosing system.
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About Nutrition & Care
The Nutrition & Care segment is led by Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH and contributes to fulfilling basic human needs. That includes applications for everyday consumer goods as well as animal nutrition and health care. This segment employed about 8,200 employees, and generated sales of around
€4.5 billion in 2017.
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