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Tetra Pak Starts up World's Most Advanced Dairy Plant in Vietnam

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Tetra Pak, Switzerland, has inaugurated the world's most advanced liquid dairy plant in automation and integration in Vietnam with Vinamilk. Known as the Vietnam Milk Factory, the new facility, which covers 20 hectares in Binh Duong Province with an investment of $110 million, has an annual capacity of 400 million liters of milk in the first phase, and features the industry's most advanced technologies including:
  • 9 Tetra Pak A3 / Speed iLines
  • 8 Tetra Pak A1 / iLines
  • The complete iLineT XT solutions with 14 laser guided vehicles with iWMS, i.e., Intermediate Warehouse Management Software
  • A state-of-the-art Tetra PlantMasterT system, which enables Vinamilk to have entire control of the plant from incoming raw materials to the processed, packaged, and palletized products.

"The Vietnam Milk Factory is by far the most advanced plant in automation and integration that Tetra Pak has ever built," said Bert Jan Post, managing director of Tetra Pak Vietnam. "And thanks to the Tetra PlantMasterT system, all of the individual machines are working together 'as one' to deliver optimal performance, with factory-wide integration ensuring high levels of efficiency and uncompromising food safety."

Madam Mai Kiu Liên, Vinamilk's chair and general director, said that "Vinamilk's mission is to provide world-class quality milk products at an affordable price. This new plant has laid a solid foundation for Vinamilk to achieve its goals to become one of the world's top 50 dairies with more than $3 billion in revenues by 2017."


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