MINING, METALS & CEMENT

Pavilion Model Predictive Control

Our minerals, mining, and cement model predictive control (MPC) solutions have helped major producers to reduce variable costs, enhance product quality and production rate, and achieve environmental compliance. These solutions improve production processes to facilitate quick response to market demands, continuous reduction of costs, consistent achievement of quality targets, and enhanced environmental quality. With a commitment to delivering the highest ROI in the industry, our ValueFirst® customer engagement methodology delivers predictable results.

Drive Performance and Lower Costs

Model Predictive Control to Achieve Mining, Metals, and Cement Solutions

Our Pavilion8® MPC solutions are tailored to deliver results that achieve your business operating objectives. The applications can be used individually to address specific business drivers, or in combination for greater total value and profitability. Our solutions are proven to deliver greater sustained value with lower maintenance costs than traditional linear control solutions.

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Model Predictive Control Value-Driven Solution

Application-Specific Solutions

  • Crushing or grinding
  • Pyro or drying
  • Kiln optimization
  • Raw material management

Proven Technology

  • Leverages existing process instrumentation and data with proven, model-based software
  • Does not require additional capital equipment or real estate
  • Supports multiple complex processes

Benefits

  • Reduce grade variability 2%
  • Increase product recovery up to 3%
  • Increase throughput up to 10%
  • Reduce reagent consumption up to 3%
  • Reduce energy consumption up to 10%
  • Decrease maintenance costs

Valuable Control Applications

MPC Solution Improves Production and Reduces Costs

The Vulcan Materials Company Florida Rock facility leverages MPC technology to optimize the finish mill process. Our cement grinding control assists this cement producer in achieving significant gains in production throughput, quality, energy consumption, and lower operating costs through automated control.

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We now produce better quality cement at a lower cost and have been able to achieve a return on our capital on the combined Rockwell Software control application and the Insitec analyzer in one year.

John Murphy, Production Manager, Vulcan Materials Company

Pavilion8 Technology

The Most Valuable Control Application in Manufacturing Today

Pavilion8 MPC is an intelligence layer on top of basic automation systems. This technology continuously drives your plant to achieve multiple business objectives including cost reductions, decreased emissions, consistent quality and production increases.

Unparalleled Professional Services

Our Professional Services Team is a group of highly qualified engineers. They have unparalleled on-site experience with the deployment of MPC and environmental compliance solutions for biofuels producers that include:

  • Experience with industry-specific applications
  • Proven project management methodology
  • Successful implementation of biofuel solutions
  • Integration of your business goals with our technology

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How May We Help You?

The Process Solutions team is committed to delivering the highest ROI in the industry. Contact us to discuss your unique process and how we can deliver predictable results.