2019 - PI World - San Francisco - Oil & Gas - HPI & Industrial Chemicals
How Air Liquide leverages on PI technologies to optimize its operations - SIO.Optim program
Air Liquide is the world leader in gases, technologies & services for Industry and Health, present in 80 countries with around 65,000 employees. In 2017, the Group’s revenues were €20.3 billion. The World Business Line 'Large Industries' (LI) provides Air Liquide's customers with industrial gas solutions essential to their own production & technologies that deliver performance and energy efficiency.
Thanks to OSIsoft technologies, the South East Asia remote operation control center has a centralized vision of customer needs for oxygen, nitrogen, argon & hydrogen. Like a control tower, the workflows of each unit are monitored & adapted in real time to the needs of each customer.
With the implementation of SIO.Optim program, the production & delivery of gases to customers are optimized throughout the countries. Algorithms devised by Air Liquide engineers are used to fine-tune equipment adjustments, to optimize energy consumption, leveraging on data collected in real time on all pl
Guoning Zhang joined Air Liquide in 2016 as Process Engineer in an Air Separation Unit in China. He took then a commissioning position to support the start up of a new production plant in China. He joined the Smart Innovative Operations Centre in Kuala Lumpur in 2017 as Performance Analytics Engineer.
After first experiences in Industrial IT, Jayakumar joined Air Liquide Singapore to lead the Industrial IT team, handling both Large Industries and industrial Merchant businesses.
He was the key person to support the Operations Control Centre and deploy many innovation such as smart billing and metering, auto-billing, the SCADA system in many Southeast Asian countries.
In 2017, Jayakumar joined the Southeast Asia cluster as part of the Smart Innovative Operations Centre in Kuala Lumpur, remotely operating and optimizing the 18 plants in the 8 countries of the area. He is a key expert in Smart Manufacturing Technologies
A lawyer by profession, Andrea Roy has been doing Business Development, for the last 23 years, in various sectors and dedicated to IT for the last 4 years. Being with ALIZENT for more than 2 years, she is doing Account Management of large companies as well as Business Development for technologies proposed by ALIZENT. She is responsible for the OSIsoft PI System customers and is dedicated to their success.