PAST PLANT OF THE YEAR WINNERS
If one’s seeking to understand the difference that data-based decision-making can make in process performance, one need look no further than Dow’s Texas Operations (TXO), on the Gulf Coast in Freeport.
CHEVRON PHILLIPS PROJECT SURVIVES HURRICANE HARVEY WITH HELP FROM FOUNDATION FIELDBUS, SMART HART DEVICES AND ITS DCS
Reducing the time for site acceptance testing (SAT), faster commissioning and loop-check, and record time for production startup were key savings generated by using HART and FOUNDATION Fieldbus
Utilizing installation savings and advanced diagnostics from over 9,000 FOUNDATION Fieldbus and 5,000 HART devices, MRPL saved over $6,000,000 in project cost alone!
Utilizing device templates reduces commissioning and loop check time by 80% while remote access to advanced diagnostics enables predictive maintenance.
In one of the all-time greatest cases of not resting on laurels, MOL Danube Refinery near Budapest has become the first repeat winner of FieldComm Group (FCG) Plant of the Year Award in its almost 15-year history.
Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa operates 365 days a year and employs over 400. After testing several wireless technologies, Nucor began using HART® and WirelessHART® Communication technology as part of a reliability improvement program.