Pulp & paper manufacturing operations management software - plant and enterprise level applications
Enterprise software integrating business and manufacturing information allows paper producers to switch from a throughput based environment to a financial production one, where decisions can be made by understanding the financial impacts of production decisions.
ABB’s pulp and paper portfolio contains all the major automation, power, measurement and optimization solutions required for efficient pulp, paper, board, and tissue manufacturing. When combined, these solutions have the power to keep costs down and productivity high – while maintaining quality to specifications.
AutomationABB’s distributed control systems seamlessly integrate physical and digital objects throughout the plant and provide effective visualization of information through the entire operation. As our flagship process automation offering, ABB Ability™ System 800xA is a real-time automation solution based on open technology and the latest global standards. From the world’s largest pulp mills to small single machine paper companies, System 800xA has proven it can deliver results. As an added enhancement, we offer a complete range of standard and industry specific batch, instrumentation and control libraries, as well as advanced process control.
- Data collection and storage
Extensive, secure, high speed recording of history data from all systems, with built in powerful calculations engine
- Decision support
Drilling down into real-time production data from all systems with any chosen KPI and analyzing history via a single interface
Seamless integration of ERP, SCM, MES and control systems for enterprises of all levels of complexity
- Production planning
Rough planning, order scheduling and trimming
- Production management
All operational functions for executing production plans, product genealogy
- Quality Management
Manages quality related data and prevents losses in production
All order entry and invoicing functions
Maintenance applications, insight into asset health, corrective action instructions, organizational visibility
Energy and emissions management
Reporting, planning and optimization tools to reduce energy cost and carbon footprint
Quality based re-trim optimization
Unique software for reducing quality losses, customer returns and rebate costs
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
A standardized method of measuring and improving productivity
Advanced diagnostic methodologies providing savings of 5% - 20% and ROI of 10% - 1'000%