Positioning a business in a highly competitive market
|The chemical industry is highly specialized, with plants producing intermediate products from raw materials that, in turn, are used by other plants as inputs in their production of more advanced products. Each chemical company needs to carefully consider its positioning in a highly competitive marketplace.|
Being first to market with new materials/products and staying cost competitive
|It is vitally important in the chemical industry to develop and launch new products ahead of the competition. This is especially true with high-value-added specialty chemicals. Also key to maintaining competitiveness is the evolution of production technology to reduce production costs.|
Demanding quality and safety requirements
|The quality of intermediate materials affects the quality of final products. To produce high-quality chemicals, reliable production control systems are essential. Also, the handling of potentially flammable or explosive materials requires highly safe instrumentation systems.|
Nippon Shokubai, Hyogo, Japan
The success stories gathered together in this eBook describe how Yokogawa has helped leading companies in the Refinery, Petrochemical & Chemical industries address specific challenges.
CENTUM CS 3000, PRM, FOUNDATION™ fieldbus, EJA, EJX, DYF, YVP, InsightSuiteAE
Fieldbus technology introduced to realize predictive and preventive maintenance. ISAE to improve the reliability of diagnosis and parameter setting, utilizing data collected by PRM.