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Process Optimization

Model Predictive Control Empowers Demand Driven Operations

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Competitive companies are shifting to customer-centric, demand-driven manufacturing environments. This requires Advanced Process Control strategies, specifically model predictive control (MPC) technology, to help reduce process variability and inefficiency, improve product consistency, and allow operations to push constraints to the limits.


Achieve Business Objectives

Benefits of Model Predictive Control

Improve your ability to quickly adapt to business priorities and customer demands while driving increased profitability with MPC. This solution can benefit your organization by:

  • Reducing process variability and inefficiency
  • Improving product consistency
  • Enabling you to get the most out of your process

Scalable Model Predictive Control

Pavilion8 MPC Solution

Pavilion8® modular software platform is the foundation for our industry-specific solutions. This software platform includes modules to control, analyze, monitor, visualize, warehouse, and integrate, and combines them into high-value applications. Scalable, flexible, and easy to integrate with existing business and plant infrastructure, Pavilion8 is better than alternative technologies.

Pavilion8 is a process modeling, advanced control, and optimization software platform that integrates with any control system to continuously provide real-time insight, diagnostics, and advanced control.

Features include:

  • Intuitive, browser-based user interface
  • Personalized user experience
  • Reduced training needs and cost
  • Adaptability to changing business needs

Model Predictive Control in Your Logix Chassis

PlantPAx MPC

Our PlantPAx® MPC solution is designed to run within standard Logix hardware. This solution can help you manage your most challenging advanced control problems. PlantPAx MPC is derived from the Pavilion8 server-based MPC product and is easy to configure, understand, and integrate with the rest of your process control system.

Features include:

  • Execute up to five independent MPC applications on one MPC module
  • Develop and implement MPC up to 10 CV's, 10 MV's, and 10 DV's
  • Implement fully functional MPC

Benefits include:

  • Reduce product quality variability up to 75%
  • Reduce specific energy consumption up to 20%
  • Maximize throughput up to 25%
  • Maximize processing yield

Industry Specific Applications to Achieve Maximum Profitability

The Industries We Serve

Process industries face similar challenges: variability, waste, and energy consumption. The industry solutions we provide are based on unparalleled industry expertise and in-depth knowledge of the key processes and variables that impact your specific industry and your business objectives. Our seasoned team of engineers work with leaders in the cement, chemical, food and beverage, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, polymer, and refining industries.

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Sustained Value Services

Support Programs to Help Protect Your Investment

The Sustained Value Team is committed to keeping your investment at its optimal performance level. Our program of value-added services is designed to help deliver results to your bottom-line. To achieve this goal, we offer proactive support to maximize you operations: increase production, reduce costs, improve quality, and increase profitability.

Process Control and Optimization Services

  • Proactive maintenance
  • Improved availability
  • Refresher training
  • Enhanced visibility
  • Disaster restoration
  • Optimize performance
  • Maintain operator expertise

Services and Training

Advanced Process Control and Environmental

We provide focused, hands-on training courses for customers to learn the day-to-day operations of its applications. Our customers quickly begin to benefit from the solutions we provide.

Each course is designed to target specific usage and features of the Pavilion8 platform. All Pavilion8 courses are offered at our Austin, TX facility.


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