Ash Grove Cement Selects Pavilion

Ash Grove Cement Selects Pavilion
Published: 04 April 2006

Pavilion Technologies, a world leader in model-based software, today announced that Ash Grove Cement Company has signed a sales agreement to deploy Pavilion’s cement control solution on a single dry kiln at its Durkee, Oregon plant. This award marks Pavilion’s 43rd control project in the cement, metals and minerals industry. Currently, Ash Grove Cement operates nine plants in the US and produces more than 7.8Mta of cement. 
 
"We were looking to upgrade our existing high level control system at Durkee and turned to Pavilion to be our control solution provider because of their reputation in the industry for consistently delivering results that support cement manufacturers’ business operating objectives, while providing a low cost of ownership," said Mike Hrizuk, vice president of manufacturing, Ash Grove Cement Company -- Western Division. "And with Pavilion’s results guarantee, we can confidently move forward with this project with minimal risk to Ash Grove." 
 
"We are excited to add Ash Grove Cement to our client roster of leading cement brands and are committed to delivering on our promise to provide real production, process and quality benefits that support Ash Grove’s business needs," said Ralph Carter, CEO, Pavilion Technologies.