Frequently Asked Questions

These FAQs answer many of the most common questions about grain handling and storage. Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us through our contact page.

What are the advantages of using silos compared to other kinds of grain storage?

Grain storage in silos has a lot of advantages. In particular the reduction of costs, the reduction of space (silos are a form of vertical grain storage) and the optimization of grain maintenance conditions. Another important advantage for customers is the possibility of reducing assembly and transport investment.

Can I finance my project with PRADO Storage Project Solutions, S.L.?

Yes, you can. PRADO SPS can offer you various different ways of financing your project:

  • With funding from the country where the project will be carried out.
  • With an export credit from Spain.
  • From our company’s own funds.

What documents do I need to enable PRADO SPS to analyze the financing of my project?

PRADO SPS needs to receive the following information to enable it to study and assess the financing of your project:

  • The last three audited balance sheets in European format.
  • Business plan.
  • Capacity to set up a bank guarantee.

Can PRADO SPS offer me machines with specific dimensions and production levels that are not in the catalogue?

Yes, we can. We have an engineering team that can design machines tailored to customer requirements.

I have no experience in the transport of this kind of product. What should I do?

The Logistics Department of PRADO Storage Project Solutions can clear up any doubts you may have. Our department specializes in organizing transport around the world by land, air or sea, so you can hire us for this job with total confidence.

Why should I install sensors in the conveying machinery?

  • From the control panel you can check that the conveying machinery has started up correctly (opening, closing, rotation, etc).
  • They activate emergency shut down in the event of jamming.
  • You can check that the conveying machinery is working correctly, temperature, belt alignment, etc.

What are the advantages of an installation with sensors in the handling machinery?

  • You can avoid serious machinery problems, and sometimes irreparable breakdowns.
  • It helps to manage the plant maintenance plan.
  • The plant can be controlled remotely.