The journey to a smart factory - featuring OCI Nitrogen (Dutch)

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) does not stand still. Certainly not now that COVID works as an accelerator. Can you still keep up with the developments? JOIN - a Yokogawa and Perfact partnership - takes you through the IIoT developments in practice. So that you are prepared for the big changes ahead.

But the big stage is for René Hugens, Manager Industry 4.0 of OCI Nitrogen. He explains how they started the road to industry 4.0. By starting small, the foundation is built for endless possibilities.

René also discusses their plan of action for a greatly improved uptime, longer life of assets, better safety for staff and the environment and a reduction in maintenance costs. And, of course, you will hear about the challenges they have encountered.


  • The most important IIoT developments of 2021
  • The advantages of these developments translated into 6 practical cases
  • OCI customer case: our way to industry 4.0
  • Key take-aways
  • Q&A

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You can do so by registering via the JOIN registration form.


René Hugens, Manager Industry 4.0, OCI Nitrogen
Change is a recurring theme in René's work within the chemical industry and it is also his main driving force. He started as an operator at DSM, after which he fulfilled many line positions within operations, maintenance and technology to implement the desired changes. He is currently shaping further digitalisation for OCI Nitrogen and will share his insights of his approach and strategy during this webinar. 

Jordy Corten, Industry 4.0 Account Manager, Yokogawa
Jordy is an IIoT, Industry 4.0 and Industrial Autonomy sparring partner. He helps customers within the process industry to accelerate by advising on the transformation of automated processes to an autonomous industry. Jordy has been active in industrial automation for 6 years, of which 4 years for Yokogawa, with a background in automation technology.

Maurice Jilderda, Business Development Manager Industry 4.0, Perfact
With an academic background in maintenance management and a black belt of Lean 6 Sigma, Maurice is able to translate new visions and ideas from a conceptual phase into practical and realistic solutions. His clear and inspiring vision connects to the needs of the customer and is translated into a strategic step-by-step plan. 

For whom
Plant Managers, Maintenance Managers, Maintenance Engineers, Field Operators and maintenance staff in general.

Dates: May 18, 2021 11:00 AM CEST
Location: JOIN webinargeek