Summit highlights Honeywell Connected Plant’s impact on productivity and efficiency
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Media RAJAWALISIBER@GMAIL.COM – July 5, 2018 – Connected Plant technologies such as advanced data analytics and cloud technology were at the core of Honeywell’s (NYSE: HON) Malaysia Technology Summit 2018, highlighting how they can power Malaysia’s Industry 4.0 transformation. The day-long event drew automation professionals from across the process industries and addressed key topics such as the role of advanced analytics in smarter asset performance management, industrial cybersecurity as well as insights on safety and skills.
Nigel Brockett, Vice President Sales, Asia Pacific, Honeywell Process Solutions, addressing the media during the roundtable session, said, “Malaysia has been actively pursuing an Industry 4.0 agenda, particularly in the manufacturing and oil and gas sectors, which have invested heavily in solutions that enhance productivity.”
Nigel Brockett, Vice President Sales, Asia Pacific, Honeywell Process Solutions [right], and Anand Vishnubhotla, Advanced Solutions APAC GM, Honeywell Process Solutions [left], during the Q&A session of the Malaysia Technology Summit 2018 media roundtable.
Malaysia is on the cusp of two major revolutions — the transformation into a manufacturing hub and the digital transformation, driven by the government’s vision to digitize the economy, citizens, and infrastructure. Honeywell Connected Plant technologies support these evolutions by addressing challenges that threaten to throttle industrial operations such as unplanned downtimes and a widening skills gap.
“Malaysia has been actively pursuing an Industry 4.0 agenda, particularly in the manufacturing and oil and gas sectors, which have invested heavily in solutions that enhance productivity,” said Nigel Brockett, vice president of Honeywell Process Solutions Asia Pacific. “The Honeywell technologies and solutions shown at the Malaysia Technology Summit will help them transform their operations and realize several benefits of digital transformation leading to increased plant performance.”
Honeywell Connected Plant applications deliver higher levels of safety, reliability, efficiency and profitability. By combining deep domain expertise along with data analytics Honeywell enables its customers to get unprecedented insights into their operations. The seamless integration of process, assets and people across the enterprise can make every day the best day of a manufacturer’s production and every member of the organization operate as a leading expert.
At the summit’s technology center, attendees could view and experience the newest automation products and capabilities, including some of the Honeywell Connected Plant solutions that have been launched in 2018:
In addition to the emphasis on digital technologies to improve productivity and manufacturing uptime, keeping the high-tech infrastructure secure is a key priority for Malaysian manufacturers.
“Cybercrime has steadily grown in the region and Malaysia’s drive toward Industry 4.0 makes it a target,” said Briand Greer, president of Honeywell ASEAN. “The summit today highlights the Honeywell Industrial Cyber Security Solutions that are an essential component of a robust IIoT ecosystem. I’m glad to see Malaysia addressing these risks right where it matters with the people, process, and technology. As much as it is important to digitize, it is equally important for the nation to minimize vulnerability to cyber-attacks, improve recovery and ensure its leading industries don’t lose view and control.”
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