For Austrian company Saatbau Linz, Cimbria built a turnkey plant for ear corn drying and processing. The plant having outstanding features enables the Saatbau Linz have a strong position in European market.
In September 2014, Cimbria, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of equipment and plants for seed processing, commissioned and successfully inaugurated the turnkey maize seed plant for Saatbau Linz in Geinberg. It is stated that within a period of just 6 months Cimbria erected the entire plant.
Outstanding features of the plant are monitoring the seed throughout the system until final packaging, fully automated corn dryer enabled by optical sensors and cameras; very gentle seed handling with pendulum bucket elevators and let-down ladders in the entire fine cleaning, calibration and chemical treatment section; recirculation systems in the aspiration units for excellent working conditions inside the building throughout the typical processing period, which is during the winter.
In the first season, Saatbau Linz used the plant for a harvest of approx. 8,500 t wet ear corn, aiming at around 13,000 t for next year.