According to reports, Schneider Electric, an energy management provider, has partnered with the Chennai-based Ramco Systems to offer advanced process control optimisation solution for cement customers.
Ramco’s OPTIMA will become an important part of Schneider Electric’s solutions for the cement industry and help explore business opportunities, joint press release said.
Schneider Electric’s strategic partnership with Ramco will focus on optimisation of kiln and mill operations to its cement customers. The solution will support increased production volumes, promote the ease and uptake of alternative fuels and support human operators to make the best decisions for changing operating conditions.
Cement manufacturers are focusing their efforts on reducing energy and emissions, improving overall performance and managing consistent product quality grade.
Plant operators want solutions that stabilise the production process and maintain the optimal operation point for minimal effect on the environment.
Schneider Electric’s strategic partnership with Ramco will deliver this solution.
OPTIMA has been designed to improve plant productivity and efficiency and leverages technologies such as fuzzy logic, regression analysis, and artificial intelligence techniques to offer optimisation solutions, the release said.