May 2019

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Digital: Digitalize process plants for operational excellence

A large volume of data is generated during the operation of refining, petrochemical and fertilizer plants.

Sukumaran Nair, M. P., Center for Green Technology and Management

A large volume of data is generated during the operation of refining, petrochemical and fertilizer plants. If these data are intelligently processed, then the output can be used to better manage these facilities. This is the intent of industry digitalization. The challenge is to access these existing and often unused volumes of data (big data) without compromising system security and availability. Digitalization is opening new opportunities for companies of all sizes to increase their efficiency, flexibility and product quality, and to customize their processes more than ever before. Early-bird adapters in the industry who can successfully implement a digital transformation throughout their

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