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Manage plant paperwork for efficiency, knowledge transfer and profit

New tools are available to help mine the vast quantities of useful plant information that have accumulated over the years

By Dan Hebert, PE
Jun 28, 2015

It takes a lot of drawings and documents to run a process plant. Unfortunately, much of this information is stored in different and seemingly incompatible ways, such as on paper, in photographs, in proprietary CAD and other databases, and in legacy systems. Furthermore, the documentation is not always up-to-date, organized or complete. Getting it into usable shape can be a daunting job, and in most process plants, nobody has the time to do it anyway. But companies that master the art of document management find themselves ahead of the game in terms of efficiency and productivity.

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