Advanced Analytics for The Factory of The Future
How implementing self-service industrial analytics has helped Ashland to solve previously unsolvable production issues and enhance quality.
ASHLAND, a $5 billion US based provider of speciality chemical solutions is shifting the company focus from the construction market to the pharmaceutical market.
In this success story, Jan Meireleire, Engineering Manager at Ashland explains how the plant in Doel, Belgium benefits greatly from implementing TrendMiner’s self-service industrial analytics software – including solving previously unsolvable production issue, enhancing their reliability, quality and profitability, and increasing GMP production throughput.
Self-service industrial analytics proved to be the solution that could help Ashland to analyze and understand their data better and leverage it to profit from digitalization. How? Historical data is brought to AspenTech software on a dedicated server. TrendMiner’s self service analytics platform is put on top of it, which enables engineers to analyze and monitor the data.
Implementing TrendMiner’s self-service industrial analytics platform has helped Ashland to solve previously unsolvable production issues and enhance quality. Also, the on-target production of GMP products increased from 70% to 95%.
In this video Kobe Debie, Process Engineer at Ashland explains how TrendMiner helps to continuously improve their production process for both their continuous and batch production.