This advanced hot-rolling and processing facility (HRPF) built in Brackenridge, Pennsylvania is part of Specialty Rolled Products operations, and manufactures nickel-based alloys, titanium, specialty alloys, zirconium, and stainless-steel sheet and plate. It's among the largest, most powerful hot-rolling facilities in the world.
To keep up with global demand for solar energy, a leading manufacturer of photovoltaic panels needed to modernize its production facility in Southeast Asia.
A paradigm shift towards paperless systems is well underway in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, and this industry leader needed a partner to help upgrade systems in order to go paperless. RoviSys enabled seamless connections to Historian, MES, and related systems.
Data integrity, a crucial aspect of Life Science manufacturing, is driving companies to upgrade their existing systems. Leaders in the industry are upgrading facilities and improving systems in an effort to go paperless and reduce human error. RoviSys is enabling this transformation.
The adoption of Industry 4.0 involves the transforming the shop floor and integrating digital technology. This evolution increases operational efficiency, but introduces vulnerabilities and risk of cyberattacks. Leadership at this pharma giant turned to RoviSys to safeguard their future.
Abbott, a global leader in nutrition and health product R&D, and innovation turned to RoviSys Building Technologies for process analytics that deliver efficiency improvements and cost reduction.
To reap the full benefits of Industry 4.0 technologies, this global supplier of agricultural commodities needed to overhaul the outdated control infrastructure at one of its U.S. facilities. The company also aimed to develop a template that could be replicated at its other sites throughout North America.
In response to ever-increasing global demand, a leading global semiconductor manufacturer significantly expanded production capacity in Southeast Asia. RoviSys integrated the Facility Management Control System (FMCS) and played a key role getting the new fab plant up and running in record time.
To bridge the gap between research and commercialization of cell-based therapies, a leading university and global solutions provider teamed up to build and operate a state-of-the-art innovation center. Proven experience supporting life-sciences manufacturing positioned RoviSys Building Technologies (RBT) in a key role in the project execution.
This U.S. automaker was paying a steep price for out-of-date HVAC and building control systems in its legacy facilities – and the maintenance contracts that came with them. To control costs and boost operator comfort and safety, a technology refresh was needed.
This global leader in pharma planned to repurpose existing manufacturing space at its Michigan facility, as part of the production ramp-up needed to meet COVID-19 vaccine demand regionally and globally.
A global food & beverage conglomerate needed additional production capacity at a Northeast Ohio facility. Navigating project complexities required a trusted integration partner with industry-specific expertise in building automation.
After opening a new state-of-the-art data center on its campus in 2017, the company realized a need to update two existing facilities on the same campus. A unified control architecture, a common software platform and new hardware. The company needed a partner with a unique mix of experience, resources and qualifications.
To revitalize one of its legacy U.S. paper mills, this global provider of paper and packaging solutions needed to give the facility a high-tech makeover. RoviSys delivered solutions that immediately impacted the company’s top and bottom lines.
The Northeast Ohio Sewer District, the largest wastewater-treatment provider in the State of Ohio, needed a streamlined process-control system to improve efficiency, reduce engineering costs, and simplify training.
In order to meet COVID-fueled demand for its coatings and sealants, the company needed to build a new production facility, and capitalize on an unprecedented interest in home-renovation projects.
To provide innovative technologies and solutions for its biotech customers, this skid manufacturer needed a modular process skid that would allow operations to quickly toggle between two key processes within the same system.
This U.S.-based oil producer with midstream operations on the Gulf Coast needed a quick-to-market control-systems solution to integrate a new pipeline into its existing infrastructure – with minimal disruption to operations.
This community college system needed real time data on energy consumption and improvement options. First, it needed a uniform software platform to provide critical dashboarding and analytics.
Big Three automaker operates in aging, 20th century facilities that rely on legacy building control systems that have run far beyond their useful lives. The systems need an update—but without disrupting production.
An industry-leading printer ink manufacturer still relied on manual paper logs to track consumption and movement of over 100 raw materials. To maximize efficiency and reduce human error, the plant needed a digital makeover.
An equipment maker at the front-line of the semiconductor demand surge harnessed real-time material data to improve consistency and reduce errors.
RoviSys was able to focus on using the out of the box functionality of the PI System. New reports enabled operators to intelligently adjust production and OEE targets and helped increase uptime by nearly 30%.
Unscheduled downtime of legacy production equipment in this medical device plant was causing major productivity declines. With no option for equipment upgrades, the plant needed a new system capable of delivering the deep diagnostics necessary to keep production moving.
For the first time, the oil refiner has access to real-time inventory that is traceable and auditable all the way through the process.
For this around-the-clock glass manufacturer, aging hardware, lack of integration support and system robustness issues threatened the overall throughput of the plants operation. It’s time for an automation upgrade.
From dashboards to machine learning: In order to improve quality,
throughput, and availability in its high-volume facility, this distribution
center required a custom solution that could efficiently move and
track material through its ever-shifting logistical puzzle.
The company quickly identified inconsistencies among its breweries and detected previously unnoticed power and water usage irregularities that were affecting both productivity, efficiency, and cost at each site. Each 1% improvement resulted in millions of gallons of process water savings.
Substantial expertise in process automation allowed RoviSys to suggest changes to the company’s business processes and control systems instrumentation that simplified process and tracking complications and directly met their needs.
The company resolved it's fundamental issues, and is now able to fully track quality, quickly identify defects, and to pinpoint defect causes in the robust, real-time manner the industry demands.
U.S. Based plastic bag manufacturer partners with RoviSys for a legacy controls and information infrastructure upgrade. The result: A state-of-the-art, data-rich system that was up to the challenge of modern manufacturing.
St. Joseph's generates their own power now, improving reliability, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 11,676 tons/year, and reducing the annual utility budget. Approximately $1 million reduction in its first full year of operation.
Switching to this tightly controlled and monitored microgrid system, Union college was able to end frequent blackouts and provide students, faculty, and essential research facilities the stable power source they required.
When UofM operations teams became aware that the central power plant and sub-stations weren’t equipped to handle harsh weather events or utility outages adequately, an upgrade was needed.
Unplanned repairs dropped from 337 to just 46 per year—a massive 86% reduction. In the process, plant availability was increased by 42%. Management has gained annual budgeting and forecasting insights based on asset maintenance estimates and plans to expand the program to other areas of their treatment facilities based on this success.
With a unique set of capabilities and expertise in the utilities industry plus a deep understanding of process controls, information technology and management, and cybersecurity, RoviSys was the clear choice to take on this project.
RoviSys was able to address both challenges with unique assets that other integrators couldn’t match: a pre-existing relationship with the manufacturer and extensive experience with the Rockwell Automation systems used to run existing operations.
A U.S. based manufacturer needed a solution to display real time locations of assets and materials, and to provide historical records identifying quality issues and reasons for downtime.
Facing furnace failure and an obsolete control system, this float glass manufacturer required a full system modernization in record time to meet its aggressive production goals.
When Magnus International Group purchased a shuttered specialty chemicals plant in 2007, the Cleveland-based startup saw it as an entry point into the oleochemicals market with the initial goal of converting natural fats and oils into industrial products.
This South Carolina data center is growing fast. Boosted by a strong reputation for reliability, efficiency, and low costs, the company has maxed out their space in eight buildings with water-cooled servers.
An outdated temperature control system risks raising the temperature for servers in this colocation data center. The challenge now is to upgrade the outdated automation system without raising them even further.
An outdated control system was preventing this pharmaceutical manufacturer from bringing critical new drugs into production. To serve its market and its patients, the company needed to rebuild from the ground up.
Prompted by a rapid boom in the building and construction market, this construction adhesives manufacturer needed to modernize heavily manual manufacturing operations and transition to a state-of-the-art facility with automated solutions.