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Corn/maize processing

1 week
Milling Academy, Uzwil, Switzerland
Shift millers, head millers, mill managers with moderate experience
English, Spanish, other languages on request

You will learn how to make a corn mill efficient - basic milling processes, machine design and plant operation. Everything from intake to the finished product. But you also get practical experience. You will spend time in front of key machines in our training center hall to learn cleaning, conditioning and milling techniques. You will also learn to understand some of the latest milling machines while they’re in operation. You will also learn about lab analysis and cereal science – the science behind different grains, particularly wheat.

Moderate working experience in a corn mill. This course is well-suited for shift millers, head millers and mill managers.

  • Invitation letter for visa application
  • Hands-on access to some of the latest milling machines
  • Practical experience at our fully equipped training center hall and visit to a Swiss corn mill
  • Printed training documents
  • One social event with dinner
  • Unlimited access to Wi-Fi and Internet

More about this course

Head of Milling Academy

Michael Albers

Milling Academy

Michael’s primary areas of expertise are common cereals and milling solutions. He teaches our milling courses, including onsite courses. He also conducts mill assessments. Michael completed his apprenticeship in 2007 and graduated from the German Milling School in Braunschweig in 2010. He worked in the milling industry for seven years until he joined our Milling Academy team in 2017.

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.

Visit an industrial corn mill

Visit a modern corn mill near us in Switzerland and learn how it operates in a normal industrial environment.


Spacious and comfortable lounge for breaks, including complimentary tea and coffee.

How to find us

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Contact our course coordinator

Lisa Kellenberger

Milling Academy


+41 71 955 30 58

Bahnhofstrasse 114