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Strategies to Manage Asset Performance

To achieve operational excellence, process manufacturers must quickly and systematically address the root causes of asset reliability problems, which include inadequate operating procedures, poor design, and improper scheduling of production.

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When Lightning Strikes Twice

After an electrical storm stopped gas production at one of its plants, SABIC executives and reliability engineers turned to Aspen Fidelis Reliability to calculate the probability of it—or a similarly debilitating event—happening again. Read this article from Plant Services to learn more.

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Momentive: Going with the Flow

“We have been able to generate a lot of value at our plants: minimizing changeovers, reducing inventory because of a better sequence plan, and gaining better visibility” – William Duty, Director of Momentive’s Supply Chain Center of Excellence

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HP Article: When Digital Transformation Hits all Four Sustainability Buckets

Sustainability is emerging as a critical business topic, as companies focus resources toward lowering emissions, waste and energy use in their production process. In this article, Paige Morse, Chemicals Industry Marketing Director, shares how sustainability affects four key areas within a processing plant and how digital transformation supports sustainability efforts through efficiency improvements.

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MIT Technology Review: The Future Starts with Industrial AI

Digitalization in industrial facilities is critical to achieving new levels of safety, sustainability, and profitability—and AI is a key enabler for that transformation. Read this MIT Technology Review article to learn about three pivotal needs driving capital-intensive industries to digitize and implement purpose-built AI systems:

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On the Road to Digital

This article, featured in The Chemical Engineer, discusses why operators often struggle to know where to begin to digitally transform. AspenTech's Paige Morse outlines how many operations, particularly in specialties, have become increasingly complex as customers demand higher levels of performance and quality and a greater range of options from producers. Operators realize they need to diversify product lines to meet these increasingly sophisticated needs. Download this article to learn more.

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Progressive Railroading - The Next Wave of Technological Wonders

“Automation also can help identify issues before something critical fails. Finding problems as early as possible helps improve asset management,” says CSX Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Cindy Sanborn. Read this article to learn more about CSX’s exciting project with Mtell, which uses patented machine learning technologies with industrial assets to perform predictive maintenance which no longer runs parts to failure.

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Secure Your Refinery Profit Margins by Keeping Planning Models Up to Date

See how refineries can keep their profit margins high by maintaining their planning models up to date, in the face of changing operating conditions, using capabilities built in Aspen HYSYS.

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Improve Refinery Margins Using a Refinery-wide Process Model

See how you can use Aspen Technology solutions to develop a refinery wide process model that would enable refinery process engineers to evaluate the economic impact of operational changes and help planners achieve a more accurate assessment of profit margins.

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Top 8 Questions About Pipe Flow Hydraulic Analysis

Aspen HYSYS has several options available for modeling pipes and pipelines. Use these approaches, correlations and analysis tools in Aspen HYSYS to solve problems around pipe flow hydraulics and optimize flow and uptime. This Top 8 Questions document recommends best practices from our technical experts.

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