As per 1 January 2019, our Sidel and Gebo Cermex business units form a single team called Sidel.


  • A methodical approach
  • A proven project methodology
  • Easy line management for everyday use



Mechanical design services

  • Detailed line design
  • Equipment specification and selection
  • Equipment integration



  • Evaluation of process, utilities, civil and structural designs
  • Detailed description of line design principles
  • Definition of key line design parameters: critical machine, line efficiency, machine availability, accumulations, controls
  • Equipment specification, selection and sizing



  • Line layout
  • V-Graph and overspeeds
  • Equipment definition and detailed specifications
  • Bid packages
  • Installation specifications



Design and programming of line network and equipment control


Network design

  • Electrical, control, plant and corporate networks
  • Machine, PLC, process, line level
  • Ethernet TCP/IP using CISCO fiber router



  • Integration of new machines into existing network
  • Programming of packaging lines based upon V-Graph


Line updating and optimization

  • Replacement of existing hardware by up-to-date solutions
  • Replacement of imperfect software by new line-oriented programs
  • Adding of new features on existing automation systems
  • Modification of equipment software


Complete description of operation

  • From single equipment to complete line
  • For programming, training tool, maintenance manual



Human-Machine Interface design

  • User-friendly interface for regular operations and troubleshooting
  • Ergonomic access to useful data increasing operator efficiency


Technical maintenance control

  • Basic motor controls (auto, manual, stop or bump)
  • Motor parameters screen (speed,…)


Human Machine Interface

  • General machine overview (machine status, main mechanism information, speed, pressure,…)
  • Alarms and warnings


Process control and overview

  • General process controls ( auto, manual, stop,...)
  • Specific process controls (valve open / close,...)
  • Specific process feedback (temperature, pressure,…)


Network control

  • Network status (activity, default,…)
  • Electrical panel status (power lost,…)
  • Trends screens (level, pressure,…)



Human-Line Interface design

  • User-friendly overview of the line running
  • Ergonomic access to useful data increasing operator efficiency
  • Human Line Interface
    • General line overview (machine status, machine speed, line flow,…)
    • Line section overview (machine status, motor status, sensors information,…)
    • Alarms and warnings


Easy line management

  • Operations: user manuals and operations instructions, logs and techniques, videos and demos, storage of all in web type portal
  • Maintenance: part list, maintenance and repair information, line e-maintenance server
  • Backup: PLC files centralization, backup of all PLC softwares
  • Interactivity: extension to remote diagnostic, possible software updates via web connection


P.L.A.S.: Production and Logistic Automated System

  • Management of production orders
  • Management of consumable flows
  • Integration of machines, especially end-of-line
  • Management of coders, pallet labeling and other machines