Learn how Covestro Antwerp turned big data generated by industrial processes into an advantage, and how they used data captured in OSIsoft PI to create new insights and generate additional value.
“Process data tells stories – all you need to do is capture them”
“TrendMiner enables us to bring process information within our data by annotation. That really leads to the knowledge transfer that we need. I believe that if we can maximize knowledge transfer, this brings us to innovation.”
Tim Timmermans is a process engineer who has been working at Covestro for more than five years. As Covestro’s Operational Expert PET in Antwerp, Tim is responsible for overall plant performance optimization and cost reduction through analytics-based process analysis. His work focuses on key areas including DCS migration, defect elimination and root cause analysis. Tim holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Sciences, with special focus on polymer and sustainable engineering.