DOMOReplacement Control SystemReplacing control systems is a hot issue in The Netherlands at this moment. These revamps are complicated trajectories in which the users themselves are key-players. After all, their input is crucial for the way in which the migration will take place. DOMO, formerly Targor, is an excellent example.DOMO manufactures polypropylene at its Rotterdam location. DOMO thermoplast can be found in all aspects of our daily life. The control system in use for the past 15 years was due for replacement. Security, flexibility and quality were main issues during the replacement.Marcel Kelder, field sales manager systems at Yokogawa Netherlands explains the policy: “We have chosen for a conceptual approach in which technology is obviously an important element but is in fact only a means to an end.”The project was executed in phases. For instance during the selection phase an in-depth inventory was made concerning all expectations and requirements. The Yokogawa Engineering and Maintenance departments have been involved from the beginning so that all available expertise was used, according to Marcel Kelder. This was only feasible because DOMO accepted our approach and gave us the opportunity to hold interviews. Based on the suggested solution DOMO decided to place an order for a CENTUM CS 3000 control system to be combined with a PI information management system. Plant InformationLocation: Roozenburg, The NetherlandsOrder date:September 1999Completion:September 2001Chemical (Base Chemical, Fertilizer, Petrochemical)11Success Story Collection



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