Challenge: Maximize Efficiency and Production
A subsidiary of an international cement company, is one of the premier cement and building materials producers in the Eastern United States.
The subsidiary’s operations include cement plants, ready-mix concrete plants, concrete block plants, quarries, import and rail terminals, and fly ash production facilities. In 2020, the company’s revenues totaled over $500 million.
Like many leading manufacturers, the company constantly strives to maximize efficiency and production by enhancing quality, minimizing process upsets, and decreasing operations and energy costs. The company sought an advanced process control (APC) system that would meet these objectives while leveraging its existing technology infrastructure.