Posts Tagged ‘plant turnaround’

Saving Time and Money on Plant Shutdowns with Intelligent Servicing

Posted in Project Services on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Scott Grunwald, Director of Shutdown, Turnaround and Outage (STO) Projects–Lifecycle Services When it comes to shutdown, turnaround and outage (STO) projects, maintenance best practices are a plant’s best friend. Shutdown work scopes are becoming smaller with greater emphasis on pre-turnaround and routine pit-stops. Economic uncertainty has led to plant operators looking to maximize efficiency […]

Digitally Transforming Turnaround Planning and Execution

Posted in Project Services on Thursday, October 18th, 2018. No comments yet
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At the recent Emerson Exchange conference, a scenario-based exhibit demonstrated how technology, communications and enabled experts can fundamentally change the massive effort of planning and executing turnarounds, a.k.a. shutdowns and outages. In this 2:39 YouTube video, Digital Transformation Experience – Turnarounds, Emerson’s John Sanders describes scenes from this exhibit and how these projects could be […]

Planning Turnarounds for more than Maintenance

Posted in Project Services on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018. 2 comments so far
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A Solomon Associates presenter on reliability benchmarking at the 2015 AFPM Reliability and Maintenance Conference noted that a turnaround is the planned shutdown opportunity to implement a capital improvement project. In an American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)’s CEP article, Turnarounds: Strategic Opportunities to Improve (article excerpt – AIChE membership required for full access), Emerson’s […]

Podcast with Shutdowns, Turnarounds and Outages Services Leader John Sanders

Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, February 16th, 2018. One comment so far
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Emerson’s John Sanders joins our continuing series of podcasts to share his insights on the process of effectively planning and executing plant shutdowns, turnarounds and outages. He also shares a surprising passion about chasing tornadoes, so make sure to listen in! We hope you enjoy this podcast and please send me a note about other […]

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Planning and Tools for Successful Shutdowns, Turnarounds and Outages

Posted in Final Control Element on Thursday, February 1st, 2018. One comment so far
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No matter what you call them—shutdowns, turnarounds & outages (STO)—they are a time that manufacturers and producers must race the clock to repair and restore their production equipment to minimize financial losses from lost production. Valves are some of the critical assets that need to be checked and serviced. They touch the process directly and […]