Honeywell announces a major enhancement to its Refinery and Petrochemical Modeling System (RPMS) that will improve model building and maintenance, case management and optimization to help plants maximize profitability. The new release, RPMS 500, incorporates analytics software that is based on the company’s innovative Intuition® process management to better apply planning results. RPMS also helps refining and petrochemical firms assess their long-term investment options and understand the critical differences in potential yield and value of various feedstocks, as well as determining the best operating conditions over the planning horizon. Key new features with the RPMS 500 release include support for Windows™ 7/8 64-bit platforms, as well as tools to simplify migration to the current software version. Other enhancements provide improved case management, a new graphical user interface, HTML-based reporting, and improved optimization capabilities.