Technologies and expertise help increase manufacturing productivity and reduce operating costs and complexity
AUSTIN, TEXAS (July 11, 2012) — Pharmaceutical company Jubilant Life Sciences has chosen process automation technologies and services from Emerson Process Management, a global business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR),to help increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve efficiency at three manufacturing plants in Gujarat state, India.
“We are setting up world-class manufacturing facilities,” said MukulDixit, Senior Vice President, Projects at Jubilant Life Sciences. “Emerson’s team brought the process automation expertise we needed to meet global standards, and their solutions have equipped us to significantly improve the automation level and enhance our plant efficiency.”
Emerson recently completed installation of its PlantWeb™ digital plant architecture at the three plants, including DeltaV™digital automation systems, Rosemount® measurement instruments, and AMS Suite predictive maintenance software.
“The DeltaV system’s advanced batch-control capabilities enable agile manufacturing to help companies like Jubilant Life Sciences meet real-time demands,” said Amit Paithankar, Managing Director and Vice President, Emerson Process Management, India. “We appreciate Jubilant’s continued confidence in our technologies as well as our life-sciences expertise.”
Emerson previously automated Jubilant Life Sciences process plants in India’s Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra states. Fifteen out of the top 20 life science companies in India use Emerson technologies, and across India more than 275 DeltaV systemshave been installed for customers in industries such as chemicals, petrochemicals, oil and gas, refining, metals, and life sciences.
Emerson has more than 8,500 employeesand 15 manufacturing facilities serving its businesses that operate in India.