HOUSTON, April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that L.A. Turbine Corp. and GEA have both joined Honeywell’s Connected Plant program to jointly develop and provide solutions and technologies that will help customers minimize unplanned shutdowns and safety risks while optimizing output yields.
By joining the Honeywell Connected Plant program, L.A. Turbine and GEA can help customers leverage data and insights in their operations along with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in one package with Honeywell UOP Russell’s modular gas processing plants.
“L.A. Turbine and GEA provide critical components used in UOP modular gas plants,” said John Gugel, VP and general manager of gas processing and hydrogen at Honeywell UOP. “With this joint development program, we can provide our customers with better predictive analytics and greater plant reliability and uptime to help them operate more profitably.”
“These collaborations further our development and delivery of advanced technologies and solutions,” said Shree Dandekar, vice president of Honeywell’s Connected Plant business. “We have already worked with L.A. Turbine and GEA, and now we can leverage that history to develop better products that deliver even greater value for our shared customers.”
L.A. Turbine and GEA are the latest companies to join Honeywell’s Connected Plant program, which uses the power of the IIoT to improve the safety, efficiency and reliability of operations in a single plant or across an entire complex. Honeywell recently announced agreements with Flowserve, Dover, Aereon and several other industrial leaders to jointly develop products and services as part of Connected Plant.
For customers who use Honeywell UOP process technology, Honeywell offers several performance services products to leverage its unmatched process and service expertise into the Connected Plant cloud platform.
L.A. Turbine Corporation manufactures turboexpanders for Honeywell UOP Russell’s gas processing plants. Based in Valencia, Calif., L.A. Turbine is the world leader in turboexpander technology. The company designs, manufactures, repairs, and supports turboexpander products for the oil and gas, industrial gas, and energy recovery industries in a modern and highly equipped 90,000 square foot facility. L.A. Turbine engineers solutions to fit process conditions and needs of customers in any location worldwide. All products are designed to increase safety and reliability as well as minimize maintenance costs and equipment down-time.
GEA provides custom-engineered refrigeration compressor packages used in Honeywell UOP Russell gas plant applications. Based in Düsseldorf, Germany, GEA is one of the largest suppliers of process technology for the food industry and a wide range of other industries. The international technology group focuses on process technology and components for sophisticated production processes in various end-user markets.
Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 software-industrial company that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospace and automotive products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; and performance materials globally. Our technologies help everything from aircraft, cars, homes and buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains, and workers become more connected to make our world smarter, safer, and more sustainable.