Honeywell Automation To Deliver Smart Factory Project To Deepak Fertilizers And Petrochemicals
Honeywell will deliver industrial cybersecurity solutions, more secure remote operations, and a multi-year enabled service maintenance program with Honeywell Forge health dashboard
Honeywell Automation India Limited today announced that Deepak Fertilizers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited (DFPCL) selected Honeywell technology to convert their sprawling facility in Taloja, Maharashtra, into a Smart Factory. DFPCL is among India’s leading producers of industrial chemicals and fertilizers and has manufacturing facilities in Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh), Panipat (Haryana), and Dahej (Gujarat). besides Taloja.
Honeywell technologies support remote operations for Honeywell and third-party operational technology (OT) systems at the facility, deliver industrial cybersecurity solutions, and offer a multi-year enabled service maintenance program with the Honeywell Forge health dashboard. These solutions help DFPCL improve efficiency and productivity of their operations and maintenance, while being protected by the highest level of cybersecurity.
Honeywell’s suite of remote solutions facilitates secure access pathways to industrial control systems (ICS) and OT environments. These solutions allow controlled access to OT assets from any location ensuring business continuity in normal and emergency situations.
Honeywell also provided DFPCL with Managed Security Services, which will reduce the risk and impact of cyber-related disruptions and enable safer management of key elements of their ICS and OT.
Honeywell worked closely with DFPCL to develop a comprehensive maintenance program. Honeywell Enabled Services, powered by Honeywell Forge, will allow DFPCL to drive maintenance with a connected, predictive solution that combines advanced software and Honeywell’s domain knowledge on ICS. The program will deliver actionable insights on how to maintain system health, prioritize resources and amplify performance.
DFPCL selected Honeywell for their strong maintenance record, technology offering and distinctiveness in the Smart Factories space.
“It’s our priority to continue offering customized solutions to fulfil our customers’ needs. We are committed to understanding our customers’ pain points in relation to preventive maintenance and the health of the control system. Currently, our focus is on enabling remote operations at DFPCL’s Taloja facility and converting it into a Smart Factory,” said Ashish Gaikwad, Managing Director, Honeywell Automation India Limited.
“The win has given us a strong reference and platform to showcase the value of our digital technologies, solve challenges that our customers face in real-time, and ensure consistent levels of high performance for their day-to-day operations,” he added.
Honeywell’s security solutions deliver a high level of safety, reliability, efficiency, and profitability. This is made possible through meticulous strategic solutions designed to address customer concerns and understanding customers’ process and maintenance requirements. These proven industry solutions are analogous to the company’s vision helping customers improve their cybersecurity profiles.
About Honeywell Automation India Limited
Honeywell Automation India Limited (HAIL) is a ~$350 million+ company listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE). It was incorporated in India in 1984 and its registered office in Hadapsar, Pune. HAIL is a leader in providing integrated automation and software solutions, including process solutions and building solutions. It has a wide product portfolio in environmental and combustion controls, and sensing and control, and also provides engineering services in the field of automation and control to global clients. A Fortune India 500 company, HAIL has more than 3,000 employees based in nine offices across India – Pune, Baroda, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Gurgaon, Kolkata, and Jamshedpur, and Vadodara.
About Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation
Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd. (DFPCL) is among India’s leading producers of fertilisers and industrial chemicals. Set up in 1979 as an Ammonia manufacturer, DFPCL today is a publicly listed, multi-product Indian conglomerate with an annual turnover of over a billion USD, as on March 31, 2020, with a product portfolio spanning industrial chemicals, bulk and specialty fertilisers, farming diagnostics and solutions, technical ammonium nitrate and value added real estate. The Company has manufacturing facilities in Taloja – Maharashtra, Srikakulam – Andhra Pradesh, Panipat – Haryana and Dahej – Gujarat.