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Durum processing

1 week
Milling Academy, Uzwil, Switzerland
Shift millers, head millers and mill managers with good working experience in a durum mill
English, German, French, Italian, other languages on request

We will show you the whole process, from intake to the finished product. Learn how to make a mill efficient. Learn about the latest durum milling processes, machine design and plant operation.

Spend time in the lab and learn about grain analysis and cereal science  the science behind different grains, including durum wheat.

This is also a hands-on course, so you’ll spend a day at a fully operational durum mill in Switzerland, where you can have a close-up look at some of the latest milling machines and see how they work.

Good working experience in a durum mill. This course is well-suited for head millers, shift millers and production managers.

  • Invitation letter for visa application
  • Try out some of the latest milling machines
  • Spend a day in a fully operational durum mill in Switzerland
  • Printouts of your training documents
  • One social event with dinner each week of your course
  • Free Wi-Fi and Internet


Dates & Booking

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More about this course

Instructor Process Technology

Carl Hahn

Milling Academy

Carl’s primary area of expertise is flour milling. He trains all levels of milling, including onsite courses. He also conducts mill assessments. Carl completed his milling apprenticeship in 2001. He then spent eight years working in his family flour milling business before completing the Swiss School of Milling in 2009. He joined Bühler in 2011.


Infrastructure and amenities

Milling Academy hall

The course is based at our training center in Uzwil, Switzerland. The classroom is situated right next to our milling floor, where you can explore and have a close-up look at many of our latest milling machines.

School mill

Gain hands-on experience at our fully operational and fully equipped school mill. Use many of our latest milling machines and come to understand how they operate in an industrial environment.


Enjoy a break and complimentary tea and coffee in our spacious and comfortable lounge.

How to find us

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Contact our course coordinator

Lisa Kellenberger

Milling Academy


+41 71 955 30 58

Bahnhofstrasse 114