Improved automation

Published 08 May 2017

Tagged Under: automation Trbovlje 

The implementation of the IgnitionTM automation tool by LafargeHolcim’s Trbovlje cement plant in Slovenia has empowered the works with its simplicity and versatility, providing the producer with one system and almost unlimited possibilities. By Roman Petelin, LafargeHolcim, Slovenia.

LafargeHolcim’s cement plant in Trbovlje, Slovenia, steps up its automation abilities

with the introduction of the IgnitionTM industrial application server

Over the years the LafargeHolcim cement plant in Trbovlje, Slovenia, has developed new products and improved quality while reducing energy consumption and cutting costs dramatically. All of this is attributed to a mix of good management, the implementation of best practices, reorganisation efforts and, above all, the individuals working within the firm. But when a company reaches a plateau, there are times when management must think outside the box. The challenge is to understand what factors are changing, or what could be done differently to continue to improve the bottom line.

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