Siam City Cement’s smart move

Published 18 June 2019

Siam City Cement Public Co Ltd (SCCC) has deployed extensive network infrastructure and wireless connectivity at its cement works in Saraburi province, Thailand, to create the country’s first smart plant. By Siam City Cement, Thailand

The remote operations centre serves as a central hub for information gathering and communication

Thai producer Siam City Cement Public Co Ltd’s (SCCC) ‘Digital Connected Plant’ plan involves applying digital technology to its cement plants to bring improvements for employees, the company and the nation. The project aims to connect staff, equipment and work processes efficiently through the installation of a ‘pervasive’ wireless network in each area, covering the entire cement plant.

By applying the digital system to its manufacturing process SCCC aims to drive efficiency and cost reductions in plant operations and increase safety. The move is also in line with the Thai government’s 4.0 vision and SCCC’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategy.

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