Achieving Operational Excellence in the Chemicals Industry Using APC

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Most chemical operators would agree that operational excellence is one of the major pillars in achieving and maintaining a strong market position. One of the keys to achieving operational excellence is through a well-planned Advanced Process Control (APC) implementation program. APC applications have been proven to improve variable margins by leveraging existing capacities, reducing energy costs, maximizing production and reducing variations in product qualities.

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Vishnu Chemicals is in the business of manufacturing, marketing and sales of chromium chemicals and other specialty chemicals since 1990.

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