Honeywell's Latest Offering to Reduce Downtime in Petrochemical Units
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: Honeywell launches new software to increase the efficiency in petrochemical, refineries, and gas plants. The latest software offers predictive insights to identify the challenges in the plants and solve it before it is being further enhanced.
The software also enables the petrochemical units to manage the use of energy in the plants.
Honeywell UOP’s latest Connected Performance Service (CPS) business includes applications to addresses the problems occurring in the refineries and gas plants. The CPS offerings, a part of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) ecosystem, enable end users to implement this technology to overcome the critical challengessuch as better asset utilization, unplanned downtime, and energy efficiency.
The CPS offering comes with cloud based software to monitor the streamlining plant data and applies latest analytics and machine learning to find the root cause of low performance. The software leverages the UOP process models and provides the best specific solution to outcome those challenges. The system runs continuously with easy to use dash boards that give a detailed report of the plant performance. The dashboards can also monitor the performance and provide instructions to increase the efficiency of the process.
“This cloud-enabled service makes plants smarter and more responsive," says Zak Alzein, vice president for CPS. "Problems that caused plants to be less efficient or less productive and that went undetected for weeks or months now can be resolved quickly and proactively, and decisions that used to take days now can be made in hours. For many plants, the avoidance of downtime and suboptimal performance, and better agility can be worth millions of dollars per year."