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Grain Handling Automation, Engineering and Panels

Unlock the potential of your grain elevator operations with our cutting-edge Grain Handling Automation solutions. At Comco Controls, we specialize in advanced process control, PLC automation, and customized systems engineered to elevate your grain handling efficiency. As a trusted automation company, we bring you innovative solutions tailored to meet the unique demands of the agriculture industry.

Comco understands many of the challenges faced in the grain industry. This experience enables us to provide feature-rich PLC control system solutions that are cost effective for any size operation.

System Highlights

  • Simultaneous automated operations with cross-contamination prevention
  • Alarms and Notifications via email or text
  • Asset Management including equipment tracking and downtime analysis
  • Inventory Management (Bin Board HMI and Note tracking)
  • Identity Preservation (Source of Grain throughout the material handling process)
  • Power consumption management with optimized startup and shutdown sequencing
  • Automated pneumatic systems for dust control
  • Analog gate position control to manage flowrates for more precise blending

Third Party System & Software Integration

Comco control systems can seamlessly integrate with 3rd party systems, including:

  • Hazard monitoring systems
  • Bulkweigher controllers
  • Dryer control systems
  • Railcar RFID sensors
  • Truck scheduling systems
  • Railcar RFID reader integration
  • Animated railcars on HMI c/w import sheet parameters
  • Truck scheduling integration
  • Bulk weigher integration
Grain Cleaning Automation
  • Fan speed control for cleaning equipment
  • Feed-rate control
  • Pre-set fan and feed-rate settings for different commodities
  • Full start-stop sequence
Re-grading / Blending
  • Combine multiple grades into one destination- Live adjustable ratios
  • Once setup is complete, single click start
Grain Storage Automation
Storing / Reclaim
  • Transfer commodity/grade from bin to bin
  • Track commodity and grade matching
  • Fan aeration control for heat and moisture control
Grain Transfer Handling Automation
In-house Transfer
  • Cross Contamination prevention
  • Specialized blending
  • Simultaneous operations
Grain Handling Loadout Automation
  • Tracking truck/container tickets
  • Spout control integration
  • Container/Tilter integration
  • Vessel live view

Case Studies

If you’re looking for specifics, the case studies will give you an in-depth look at some of the work we’ve completed for our clients. These success stories highlight how Comco can create custom solutions that work with your existing technology stack for any industry.

Why Customers Love Working With Comco