How Much Cost to Start Wheat Flour Mill Factory?

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Wheat Processing Plant Layout Design

As lucrative as it is, setting up something like a medium or large scale wheat flour mill factory can be pretty high-cost. Taking into consideration all that is required:

  • The raw materials needed and how available they are?
  • How many workers are needed? What's the cost?
  • How much land will be needed?
  • What are the equipments required to set up a flour mill? How to choose the wheat milling machines?

Starting a wheat milling factory can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to make the budget for your wheat processing business plan. Let's take a look at each of these factors. A closer look will help to understand just how much is needed to set up the wheat mill factory. (Related Post: Wheat Flour Milling Process >>)

How to Make the Budget of Establishing a Complete Wheat Flour Mill?

For all of thoese who plan to invest in wheat processing or flour milling production, the cost of setting up the flour factory is what they care about most in preliminary stage of the business plan. ABC Machinery is here to tell you about the main factors that can effact the flour mill setup budget in details. If there are any questions about the construction of a flour mill, welcome get in touch with us! We are always glade to help you!

Firstly, Decide the Size of Your Flour Mill

As the very first step, you must finger out the approximate scale of flour mill you want to invest, how big or how small? The investment amount, income amount, cost recovery cycle and time for the construction of the factory are all greatly related to the output of wheat flour milling production. As show below, is small wheat flour mill, medium flour mill and large flour milling factory from left to right. (Hot Equipment: Mini Wheat Flour Mill for production output below 20 ton/h)

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Medium to Large Scale Wheat Flour Factory Layout Design

Cost of Raw Materials

To manufacture anything you need the raw materials. When it comes to a wheat milling plant, the important raw material is wheat. Cost of getting this raw material is largely affected by a number of factors.

First one is quality of the wheat you're looking for. The prices of precious metals like gold can also influence the price of wheat. Stock market fluctuations, the rise and fall of currency exchange rate and the type of wheat (whether locally or internationally sourced) all play a major role in determining how much these raw materials go for. (Project Report: How to setup a Automatic Flour Mill Plant in Africa? )

Cost of Labor

In a wheat processing factory, you will need labor at different departments. They will help ensure production runs smoothly and effectively. But before you think of the cost of labor, think of how large your plant is going to be. 

Have you thought of how many workers you will need? Remember that the larger your factory, the more employees you will need. This is one major factor that determines how much labor will cost you. Another factor is the different skill level of the labor to be hired. To get the skilled employees with experience, you will need to pay more. Because you may need more unskilled labor than the skilled ones, you will have to pay more for these set of employees too.

Be sure to know how much labor needed to make the factory as productive as possible. This will help you to make a good estimate of the cost of labor.

Cost of Land

Purchasing land can be very technical because of the kind of commodity that it is — it is always appreciating. When you know the needed raw materials and how much labor required, you should set out to pick a site where you want to set up a wheat flour mill factory.

Just like raw materials, the availability of land and its prices is influenced by a number of factors. ls the land in some part of town or are you getting one in the city? How much land will is needed? Will it be a few acres or hectares? Depending on the location, you can find land for as much as over $190,000.

Cost of Equipments

How much to be spent on flour mill equipments for the factory is largely dependent on the type of machines required to run the plant. The cost of equipment is decided by the capacity of the machine. If you're looking on the high side, you can find a grain milling machine that goes for as much as $1,400,000. But you need to know the production capacity you want for your factory before setting out to get equipments. (Related Machinery: 1000 tonnes grain storing silo project >>)

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