Atria & Petersime Team Up for Major Hatchery Upgrade14 June 2012
FINLAND - One of the leading Finnish food processing companies, Atria PLC, has recently decided to substantially upgrade and expand its broiler hatchery located in Seinäjoki, Finland. Petersime will be supplying S-line BioStreamer incubators as well as a brand new HVAC system.
The entire upgrading and expansion
project is aimed at a final setting
capacity of 40 million hatching eggs
per year, with the possibility to add
machines in the same building for
an extra capacity of 6 million eggs
per year. In four phases, Atria will be
replacing all of its current incubation
equipment with 23 BioStreamer™
setters and 19 BioStreamer™ hatchers.
They also purchased a new Petersime
HVAC system. Atria will continue
producing day-old chicks during the
The Petersime Project department will closely follow up all four phases. Moreover, Atria signed up for the Petersime Hatchery Guidance ProgrammePLUS, so as to have the upgraded hatchery fully operational within the shortest possible period of time.
Completion of the final phase of the project is planned in March 2013. “Continuing to produce day-old chicks while the incubators are gradually being replaced will be quite a challenge. However, we have great confidence in Petersime’s experience and know-how,” explains Mr Harri Rosenberg, Project Manager at Atria.
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