Regular tank and reactor cleaning is essential to assure product quality, and the choice of cleaning methods can have a big impact on productivity, employee safety, and profitability. High-pressure water jets, directed by a rotating 3-D head on a telescopic lance, eliminate the need for personnel to enter a tank and can save many hours of cleaning time. These benefits can save processors hundreds of thousands of dollars.
This practical guide links the unique business processes of the chemical industry to specific software capabilities available in formula-based ERP solutions. Case study references provide insight into the capabilities needed to manage by-products and co-products, variability of ingredients, and finished products and processes. It also address how the right ERP solution can significantly improve product costing, production predictability, and scalability, as well as compliance issues related to traceability and MSDS.
When two distinct physical parameters are used interchangeably, such as turbidity and total suspended solids, an intimate understanding of both is in order to know when this is justifiable.