The "Start-up" milestone indicates when the line is ready to proceed with the "contractual main format ramp-up" phase.The line/equipment is able to produce saleable product.The warranty period starts with the sellable production.

Conditions to be fulfilled to start the ramp-up:

  • Static/Dynamic testing have been properly completed
  • Maintenance and Operator staff is trained and accredited
  • Customer Product relevant parameters (i.e. laboratory check of beverage) are o.k.
  • The line/equipment is ready to operate under "sealable" conditions (not with contractual efficiency)
  • The customer can produce and sale product (commercial usage of equipment) within the ramp-up schedule
  • Operators available
  • Raw materials within specification
  • Agreed Ramp-Up Schedule (Product mix, Targeted production, number of shifts)

mime file icon ABMI Recommended Start-up Report (1 MB)