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Dell OEM Solutions and Emerson Usher in New Era of Automation for Oil and Gas, Chemical and Other Industries
|By Business Wire
|April 29, 2014 10:01 AM EDT
Dell OEM Solutions today announced a global collaboration with Emerson
Process Management, a business of Emerson, to deliver solutions to
help a multitude of organizations around the world improve productivity
by increasing output, cutting production costs, reducing energy use, and
improving safety and emissions. Through the relationship with Dell,
Emerson helps customers automate production, processing, and
distribution of oil and gas, electricity, medicine, clean drinking
water, and more.
Emerson chose Dell as a key partner to deploy its process control
solution, the Emerson DeltaV™ Digital Automation System, which allows
customers to expedite developing, manufacturing and delivering
innovative products and services. Dell OEM Solutions customized Dell
PowerEdge servers, Dell
PowerVault storage arrays, Dell
PowerEdge VRTX Simplified Infrastructure Platform, Dell
Precision workstations and Dell Wyse thin clients to power key
elements of the DeltaV system. Emerson also relies on Dell’s OEM-Ready
platforms and its Dell
OEM XL Program to further increase DeltaV’s availability, stability
When the Emerson Innovation Center in Round Rock, Texas officially
opened in January 2014, it became the third Emerson center of its kind
worldwide. The mission of the 282,000-square-foot, $70 million facility
is to enable customers to improve the safety, reliability and
profitability of their operations. Emerson piloted a new approach to
remote management of operations, including unmanned, offshore oil and
gas platforms, and now Emerson’s state-of-art center helps customers
visualize and manage operations powered by Dell solutions and other
The Emerson DeltaV Digital Automation System – powered by Dell
technology – enables organizations around the globe, including:
Natural gas company delivers electricity to the largest island in
the Philippines: The Malampaya Deepwater Gas Project is leading
the industry in the use of an offshore, remotely monitored gas
processing platform. Now Emerson monitors 1,500 remote field devices
to identify potential issues before they disrupt gas supplies,
resulting in 99.98 percent facility uptime since 2001.
Major Canadian city produces 500 million liters of water
daily: The system is used to monitor input from 3,100 sensors at a
water treatment plant and deliver clean water to its residents at a
cost of less than one Canadian penny per liter.
Life sciences company produces a new antibody: A life sciences
company needed to design and build out a complex manufacturing process
to produce monoclonal antibodies for advance disease research. The
company successfully launched production in just three years and
stayed on budget.
Large industrial chemicals manufacturer improves energy use: An
industrial chemicals multinational wanted to revamp controls on
product recovery operations. After project completion and installation
of advanced controls, the company achieved 18 percent reduction in
energy costs relative to past operations with no adverse impact to
“We give our global customers more choice by working with Dell because
the hardware and software that support DeltaV have longer lifecycles, so
that customers can increase control over their environments,” said Jim
Nyquist, president of Emerson Process Management’s Systems and Solutions
business. “Dell understands the specialized needs of our marketplace and
meets our requirements for extremely high availability.”
“We are proud to partner with Emerson to deliver an industry-leading
process control solution,” said Joyce Mullen, vice president and general
manager OEM Solutions, Dell. “The teamwork between Emerson and Dell
engineers is having a positive impact on our world by enabling so many
critical industries to deliver more for their customers.”
Dell OEM Solutions has helped more than 2,000 global customers in 40
vertical markets accelerate their time to market with customizable tier
one OEM technologies. Demand for Dell OEM solutions has surged due to
growing need for intelligent systems that meet standardization,
compliance, management and security requirements.
Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and
services that give them the power to do more. For more information,
Dell OEM Solutions helps its customers find more balance between
execution and innovation with dedicated OEM resources, industry-standard
hardware and global services and support capabilities. Dell helps its
OEM customers improve their time to revenue and run their operations
more efficiently for increased competitive edge. Learn more at www.dell.com/oem
and read the case study here.
About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management (www.EmersonProcess.com),
an Emerson business, is a leader in helping businesses automate their
production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas,
refining, pulp and paper, power, water and wastewater treatment, mining
and metals, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. The
company combines superior products and technology with industry-specific
engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services.
Its brands include PlantWeb™, Syncade™, DeltaV™, Fisher®, Bettis™, Micro
Motion®, Rosemount®, Daniel™, Ovation™ and AMS Suite.
Dell is a trademark of Dell Inc. Dell disclaims any proprietary interest
in the marks and names of others.
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