December 15th, 2021

Refineries and crude oil processing plants are being upgraded to use more sustainable feedstocks to produce greener fuels and help create a circular economy for materials. Effective, data-driven control systems are needed to ensure highly efficient, responsive and flexible processing activities. These, in turn, enable facilities to maintain low carbon footprints while delivering high-quality products […]

December 1st, 2021

When backed by Process Analytical Technology (PAT), Smart Factories can maximise responsiveness on the factory floor by leveraging data generated throughout the entire manufacturing process. This leads to substantial improvements in product quality, throughput and efficiency, providing companies with a massive competitive advantage. Martin Gadsby, Director of the Optimal Group, looks at how PAT-driven automation […]