Schneider Electric and Ramco Systems have joined forces to offer Scheneider's cement industry customers Ramco's Advanced Process Optimization software, OPTIMA.
Currently, cement manufacturers are focusing their efforts on reducing energy and emissions, improving overall performance and managing consistent product quality grade. Plant operators are looking for solutions that stabilize the production process and maintain the optimal operation point for minimal effect on the environment.
This partnership delivers the much needed solution and it focuses on optimization of kiln and mill operations. The solution will support increased production volumes, promote the ease and uptake of alternative fuels and support human operators to make the best decisions for changing operating conditions.
According to Diego Areces, Mining, Minerals and Metals Solution President, Schneider Electric, the company's solutions for the Cement industry focuses on two key areas of importance to their customers – maximizing production and quality across the supply chain and minimizing their energy consumption and emissions.
"By integrating Ramco's optimization offering, we can provide our customers with a complete solution which supports their complex operational challenges," siad Areces. "The combined offer of process control, expert system and energy management allows the deployment of a unique optimization strategy. This strategy will ensure optimum consumption of resources, best use of assets, maintain quality of product, and stabilize processes while building an environmentally sustainable business."
For Ramco Systems, it is an honor to have been chosen by Schneider Electric.
"It is a moment of great pride as a global multinational like Schneider Electric has chosen our advanced process control optimization solution, OPTIMA, to integrate with its suite of offerings to address the global market," said Virender Aggarwal, CEO, Ramco Systems Limited. "It is an endorsement of the capabilities that we have built to address the needs of the process manufacturing industry."