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Maximizing your sugar plant performance with support throughout the equipment lifecycle

As a designer and supplier of the most advanced process equipment for the sugar industry, Fives offers a full range of services to optimize plant performance and output.

Backed by 200 years of technical expertise, our teams are fully equipped to support clients in maintaining safe, reliable and cost-effective sugar plant operations.

Spare parts and upgrades for a wide range of sugar processing equipment

Fives supplies genuine spare parts and performs modernizations and upgrades to improve equipment performance.

Whatever the size or make of your installation, we find the optimized solution in our database of more than 200,000 genuine spare parts and consumables. Thanks to our well-established international purchasing network, we offer competitive pricing and efficient delivery.

Fives offers complete refits, turnkey upgrades, modernizations and rehabilitations for all types of equipment, including:  

  • Batch centrifugals 

  • Continuous centrifugals 

  • Self-aligned bearings 

  • Sugar beet diffusers 

  • Steam turbines  

  • Crushing equipment 

  • Continuous vacuum pans 

  • Sugar dryers 


Smart monitoring maximizes revenue by simulating plant conditions

Fives’ SMART Control™ monitoring solutions connect any equipment of the plant, determining optimal settings in real time. Our CAMEIO™ and BEMEIO™ tools quickly and accurately model a complete sugar cane or beet plant to propose ideal settings that maximize revenue streams and profits

Plant settings are updated according to fluctuating factors such as sugar cane quality and market prices for sugar, ethanol and bioenergy. Consulting is also available for green field sugar plant and refurbishment project investments.  


Sugar consultancy maximizes assets in an ever-changing environment

Fives’ Sugar Consulting is your ultimate partner to secure sustainable growth in investment projects, monitor plant operation value, and develop skills to implement best practices.  

Our range of consulting services offers complete support to optimize your plant’s production capability through: 

  • Site surveys, audits and investment scenarios 

  • Equipment optimization with SMART Control™ software 

  • Feasibility studies, preliminary designs and basic engineering for new plants 

  • Performance and OPEX optimization during crushing and crop season


Training covering all sugar production processes

Fives’ comprehensive maintenance and operational training offer helps our clients optimize production and efficiency within their plants.  

We offer technical training for every component of a sugar factory. Our general training modules cover the entire sugar process, from cane reception to dry sugar storage. We also offer specific training for processes and equipment, including:  

  • Front end 

  • Mill settings 

  • Purification 

  • Crystallization and evaporation 

  • Centrifugals 

  • Steam balance