Automation & IT

Honeywell to Modernize Sinopec Petrochemical Plants in China

By Chemical Processing staff

Nov 21, 2013

Honeywell was selected by the Sinopec Maoming Co.for business management and automation technology that will rejuvenate and improve operational performance at aging petrochemical plants in Guangdong Province, China, Honeywell said.

Honeywell’s Profit Suite R400 process optimization software will be deployed at two of Maoming Company’s ethylene-cracking facilities, helping to improve plant performance by increasing energy efficiency, improving flexibility of its operations, and maximizing the plants’ yield of high-value products according to Honeywell.

The plants have been in operation for more than 50 years and currently produce 1 million tons of petrochemicals a year.

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