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Honeywell acquires rights to Shell's operator rounds technology
PHOENIX – Honeywell today announced it has acquired rights to technology developed by Shell Global Solutions (Shell) for gathering field data and helping industrial plants to safely increase production while reducing maintenance and operating costs.
This acquisition strengthens Honeywell’s reliability and operational excellence offerings and delivers an integrated solution for the mobile field worker. In combination with Honeywell’s OneWireless network and Dolphin mobile computer devices, this technology will allow manufacturers to optimize communication, coordination, execution and tracking of critical field tasks and activities in real time.
The operational and technical task for efficient rounds (OTTER) technology is currently used in more than 25 sites to help guide field operators as they execute key field surveillance tasks that keep assets running within safe operating limits and at optimum performance. It also delivers best practices to all field operators; provides decision support capabilities; improves regulatory reporting; and facilitates communication between groups to address problems immediately. Honeywell will integrate the OTTER technology in its operational excellence solutions to provide operations teams complete sets of relevant data for all production assets.
Shell uses the OTTER technology along with Honeywell’s Operations Management Pro (OM Pro) solution as part of its Ensure Safe Production (ESP) program. The ESP program has significantly reduced Shell’s unplanned downtime and process safety incidents and is being rolled out to its facilities globally.
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