Most continuous production processes operate for less than 30% of the time in ideal state which represents substantial losses in terms of production output, costs, quality, asset performance and impact on the environment. The Time-in-State® (TIS) methodology implements a solution that increases the time of operation in an ideal state, thereby delivering higher operational efficiency and effectiveness.
The deployment of the Time-in-State® methodology establishes a mechanism that delivers real-time feedback regarding the state of each functional unit. This functionality delivers an automated interpretation of operating/equipment conditions, and facilitates practical implementation of standardized corrective actions. The TIS solution offers a pro-active, preventative approach as opposed to the old school reactive response (based on analyzing yesterday’s data).
A simplistic web-based interface ensures visibility of the health of operations anywhere in the world. While this keeps everyone informed, its most important benefit is the empowerment of the operations team by providing them with a tool that not only informs, but assists in delivering predicable output from the plant to all interested parties.
In summary, a tool that ensures no surprises for management and which takes away the guesswork for the operations team.
Time-in-State® leverages human capital, installed instrumentation infrastructure and existing capital assets, therefore no additional capital outlay is required while multi-million dollar gains can be realized.
As a performance management methodology, Time-in-State® increases Efficiency, Effectiveness and Profit. Time-in-State® enables processing plants to improve production output by more than 10% and increases energy efficiency by more than 7% without spending any capital. Time-in-State® is MESA International endorsed.