Company: SABIC Polyolefine GmbH
Headquarters: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Size of Company: 100-499 employees
Industry: Chemicals
Primary Product Line: Plastics, chemicals, performance/innovative plastics, random polypropylene, homo polypropylene, high-density polyethylene, low-density polyethylene linear, low-density polyethylene
Name of Project: Capacity Manager and Margin Optimization via Raw Material Feed Allocation
Project Objective: To implement a predictive intelligence application to provide economic insight that allows operations to be proactive and make financial decisions in real time in order to maximize use of propylene feedstock
Technologies Employed: VantagePoint EMI and Capacity Manager from Rockwell Automation
Accomplishments/ROI: Improved individual product margins for all three reactors; planning and supply chain departments able to understand consumption of propylene and make more informed purchasing, allocation, customer delivery, and profit decisions; ROI in less than six months