THYSSENKRUPP INDUSTRIAL SOLUTIONS AG

Reduced costs and increased safety: New fully automated storage system enhances cement plant operations

The new polysius storage system from thyssenkrupp is a fully automated solution designed for storing the bulk materials required in cement production lines in a healthy, safe and more efficient manner. Its successful operation demonstrates how industry-leading know-how can be deployed to deliver operational efficiency benefits to cement manufacturers while at the same time reducing the occupational health and safety risks to operating personnel.

1 Introduction

Cement is one of the most widely used substances worldwide. Factors such as increasing urbanization and industrialization as well as continuously rising global populations are further stimulating the growth of the market. Amid this, the need to address vital issues – such as sustainability, environmental protection and social responsibilities – is more and more challenging for conventional cement production technologies.

Ensuring healthy and safe working conditions for employees is of primary importance for cement manufacturers. This is not just due to stricter regulations but...

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