Reducing operations and maintenance costs
Todays plants are under intense financial pressure. Fewer personnel are expected to operate and maintain more equipment at lower cost, while also delivering higher throughput, higher availability, and higher profits. Its a trend that shows no sign of changing. Plants must therefore increase the productivity of their existing maintenance and operations teams, while continuing to look for ways to reduce costs even more.
The following is an Executive Summary which provides an introduction to plant architecture capabilities for reducing operations and maintenance costs. To learn more about how the architecture delivers these benefits and see what users say about the results download the link below.
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