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Emerson enters into seven-year agreement with SABIC

Automation company to aid petrochemical manufacturer in adopting digital transformation programmes to optimise operations

| | Mar 22, 2020 | 1:08 pm
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DUBAI, UAE, 22 March 22 2020: Emerson has signed a seven-year agreement with Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) to help the petrochemical manufacturer adopt digital transformation programmes and optimise its operations, the company announced through a Press release. The release said that Emerson will leverage its Project Certainty and Operational Certainty programs, Plantweb digital ecosystem portfolio, software and analytics, and other automation technologies and services, including control systems, measurement instrumentation and its final control portfolio to aid SABIC in achieving Top Quartile performance.

Abdullah Al-Garni, General Manager, SABIC GPS, said, “As SABIC is continuously racing to enhance and move operations toward excellence, I’m happy and proud to establish such a strategic partnership with Emerson, which will definitely be a big part in this transformation journey.”

Vidya Ramnath, President, Emerson Automation Solutions, Middle East and Africa, said,  “We are pleased to collaborate and strengthen our relationship with SABIC through this strategic alliance and will continue to build on our constructive cooperation in the Kingdom.”

The release further added that the alliance supports the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 by focusing on localisation, strategic partnerships and knowledge-transfer, as well as leveraging the strategic and operational capabilities of the organisations involved in achieving operational excellence. This alliance, the release said, targets value-creation through improved safety and reliability, as well as the creation of new business and revenue opportunities.

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