System migration – Cement plant in Colombia ­optimized by process control system from Siemens

In a cement plant in Nobsa/Colombia, operated by LafargeHolcim Ltd., a new process control system has recently been commissioned after a three-year project duration. The modernization project entailed converting the previous control system to Cemat 8.1 from Siemens. By migrating to the new high-powered process control system, LafargeHolcim has optimized its production potential and so secured the competitive edge of the location.

Of the many factors which determine success for companies in the process industry, failsafe plant performance and process reliability are paramount. Improving these...

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