Effective project management is essential for on-time delivery and efficient startup, commissioning and validation of a process facility. With our track record of hundreds of successful projects, we have the experience and methods to ensure faster time to market, lower project cost, and complete satisfaction.
“I would like to thank all involved for their efforts in preparing this project in a timeframe of only a few months and executing the go-live of the system in two days.”– J.S., The Netherlands
Scope definition, resource allocation, cost tracking and management, scheduling and periodic schedule updates, weekly meeting organization and facilitation, meeting minutes, project tracking, code development coordination, documentation development coordination, acceptance test coordination, shipping logistics coordination, travel and on-site technical support coordination, installation and commissioning management, validation management, change order control and management, coordination of user training, project reporting and documentation.
It is fair to say that without a fully functional distributed control system (DCS), a modern plant cannot operate safely and efficiently and in some cases, cannot operate at all. Therefore, it is vital to ensure the integrity of all DCSs and protect them from malicious attacks, accidental corruption, and data breaches that may jeopardize safety or production or may compromise the end user’s competitive advantage in the marketplace.
This paper describes the philosophy and guidelines for keeping your D/3® DCS secure from cyberattacks.
D/3 Version 16 (D3v16) opens new horizons of reliability and ease of use for the DCS with the highest lifetime value in the industry. D3v16 is the first release to harness the next-generation Process Control Module 5 (PCM5) Series’ native Cyber Security and virtualization capabilities.
The D/3® Distributed Control System (DCS) is a leading edge process control system that includes a comprehensive suite of software applications, networks, and computing hardware. D/3 features system-wide redundancy and the ability to upgrade without stopping plant operations.
D/3® Version 16 (D3v16) opens new horizons of reliability and ease of use for the DCS with the highest lifetime value in the industry. D3v16 is the first release to harness the next-generation Process Control Module 5 (PCM5) Series’ native Cyber Security and virtualization capabilities.
NovaTech announced it installed its process automation equipment at the WeylChem US manufacturing facility in Elgin, South Carolina. NovaTech’s D/3® Distributed Control System (DCS) is part of a new $10 million site expansion which is needed to support a long-term, customer tolling project.
Join NovaTech as we participate in the 2018 eChemExpo, April 5, 2018 in Booth #312. NovaTech will demonstrate its Augmented Manual Procedures (AMP) and they will have on hand the next-generation Process Control Module 5 (PCM5).
NovaTech welcomes you to join your peers, NovaTech management, and technical experts for the 2018 NovaTech European Technical Symposium. This year’s event will focus on topics related to improving plant safety, quality, and operational performance.
NovaTech, LLC, recently donated its D/3 Process Control System to the University of South Carolina Aiken. The system will provide students of the Industrial Process Engineering (IPE) Program the opportunity to experience a more hands-on approach to designing, building, and managing control systems.
NovaTech announces that it has installed a fully integrated automation system at one of the largest grain loadout facilities on the U.S. West Coast. The facility is a rail receiving to ship loading system that processes corn, soybeans, and wheat.
FlexBatch integrates recipe management and the automation layer so operators can quickly and easily develop, scale up, modify and schedule batch manufacturing recipes for products ranging from beer to chocolate to specialty chemicals and more. FlexBatch delivers shorter time to first batch, reduced changeover times, increased throughput and production yield. New and existing products are brought to market faster and at lower cost, providing a strategic and financial advantage. Production staff can execute library procedures to overcome process upsets. All of which means a more nimble, responsive, and profitable process.
The latest release of the D/3 Distributed Control System includes new configuration tools that make the system easier for new and existing users. The webinar covers building tags with MDL Builder, writing automation code with D3Edit, web-accessible History and Reports, features to facilitate migration to High-Performance HMI, and OSIsoft PI integration.
This video introduces the D/3, the Distributed Control System trusted by many Fortune 100 companies to keep their global operations’ continuous and batch processes running smoothly and efficiently. Part one reviews the system architecture and configuration tools.