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Pipelines

Balance controller workloads, improve operations and successfully address PHMSA alarm management compliance.

Common Pipeline Industry Challenges
  • Connecting to multiple SCADA systems as alarm systems
  • Poor distribution of alarms across consoles, not equally balancing controller loading
  • Numerous alarm priority categories and overly complex alarm relationships
  • Too many alarms per controller to be effectively managed
TiPS Pipeline Industry Solutions
  • Broad, established connectivity portfolio with all major SCADA systems complemented with custom connectivity integration services when needed
  • Extensive alarm analysis tools and reports that can be used for workload studies to improve alarm distribution throughout the control room better balancing controller workloads
  • LogMate® Alarm KB rationalization tools and rationalization workshops by industry leading subject matter experts
  • netView and ACE visualization and analysis tools that help identify and reduce alarm floods, chattering alarms, related alarms, and many others alarm bad actors

Chemicals

Gain valuable insight into your chemical operations with LogMate®’s consolidated, holistic view of alarm information.

Common Chemical Industry Challenges
  • Connecting to multiple control systems as alarm sources within a plant or enterprise
  • Default settings in control systems that have not been rationalized or updated
  • Complex alarm relationships that are unclear to operators when alarms activate
  • Poor distribution of alarms across consoles
TiPS Chemical Industry Solutions
  • Broad, established connectivity portfolio and custom connectivity integration services
  • Rationalization tools within LogMate® and workshops by industry-leading experts
  • Analysis tools to identify related alarms, alarm floods, chattering alarms and other alarm events
  • Alarm analysis for workload studies to improve alarm distribution throughout the control room

Oil & Gas

On- or offshore, LogMate®’s architecture integrates alarm management into drilling and production infrastructure.

Common Oil & Gas Industry Challenges
  • Remote communications and IT infrastructure limitations
  • Alarm information is not consolidated or easily accessible
  • Ineffective tools to quick troubleshooting and root cause analysis of issues
  • Connecting to multiple, unique alarm sources
TiPS Oil & Gas Industry Solutions
  • Flexibility to support local or distributed architecture
  • LogMate® provides a single, consolidated view accessible through a standard web browser
  • Analysis tools to quickly identify related alarms, alarm floods, chattering alarms and other nuisance alarm events
  • Broad, established connectivity portfolio and supplementary custom integration services

Pharmaceutical

Meet industry compliance challenges and simplify the validation process with reliable alarm management solutions.

Common Pharmaceutical Industry Challenges
  • Many different alarm sources and interfaces between building management and process systems with no standardized view
  • High total cost of ownership due to validation and documentation requirements
  • Limited alarm data accessibility and ineffective tools for production event investigations
  • Hesitancy to update alarm settings because of management of change complexities and workload priorities
TiPS Pharmaceutical Industry Solutions
  • Broad, established connectivity portfolio and supplementary custom connectivity integration services
  • We use standard technology and interfaces to reduce costs and simplify maintenance
  • Advanced visualization and analysis tools available through standard web browsers that simplify event investigations
  • LogMate®’s ACE module supports alarm configuration management of change

Power Gen

Whether coal-fired, natural gas, hydro, nuclear, or renewables, LogMate® solves alarm management issues for the Power Generation industry.

Common Power Gen Industry Challenges
  • Many different alarm sources and interfaces between building management and process systems with no standardized view
  • High total cost of ownership due to validation and documentation requirements
  • Limited alarm data accessibility and ineffective tools for production event investigations
  • Hesitancy to update alarm settings because of management of change complexities and workload priorities
TiPS Power Gen Industry Solutions
  • LogMate® provides a single, consolidated view accessible through a standard web browser
  • Analysis tools to identify related alarms, alarm floods, chattering alarms and other alarm events
  • Use of standard technology and interfaces to reduce total cost of ownership and simplify maintenance
  • Alarm KB within LogMate®’s ACE module supports alarm configuration management of change

Refining

Centralize alarm management data and expand accessibility to simplify troubleshooting from the crude unit to alkylation.

Common Refining Industry Challenges
  • Multiple units that may need to be accessible as a consolidated system
  • Many generations of alarm settings that might not have rationale traceability
  • Too many alarms per operator to be effectively managed
  • Disparate alarm sources with alarm data not readily available to plant population
TiPS Refining Industry Solutions
  • LogMate® provides a single, consolidated view accessible through a standard web browser
  • Analysis tools to identify related alarms, alarm floods, chattering alarms and other alarm events
  • Use of standard technology and interfaces to reduce total cost of ownership and simplify maintenance
  • Alarm KB within LogMate®’s ACE module supports alarm configuration management of change

Pulp and Paper

Provides paper mills with a cost-effective solution to eliminate waste and downtime due to a poor alarm system.

Common Pulp & Paper Industry Challenges
  • Have legacy control system maintenance
  • Multiple control system and package system vendors in one location
  • Inconsistent alarm handling throughout the plant
  • No enterprise visibility of multiple plant alarm metrics
TiPS Pulp & Paper IndustrySolutions
  • Expertise in all control system integrations
  • Alarm management solution is easily migratable when control systems are upgraded
  • LogMate®’s flexible architecture allows low-cost connectivity to multiple systems
  • Quick and easy installation for immediate results and payback

Water/Wastewater

Track alarm and events from SCADA and package systems to eliminate bad actors and provide an event historian for accurate reporting.

Common Water/Wastewater Industry Challenges
  • Alarm systems are disparate and not easy to maintain
  • No easy method to search for reoccurring problems
  • No easy method to notify of cybersecurity threats detected by network routers
  • No easy notification of important alarms in unmanned facilities
TiPS Water/Wastewater Industry Solutions
  • LogMate® is scalable from small to large plants
  • LogMate® Signal application can reduce unnecessary and expensive callouts
  • ACE provides easy to understand analyses to identify problems quickly
  • Capture can collect from many sources including network servers and appliances such as switches

Building Automation System

Also known as Building Management Systems, alarms generated can have significant impact on manufacturing process within the facility.

Common Building Automation Challenges
  • Many different alarm sources and interfaces between building management and process systems with no-standardized view
  • No cost-effective alert system provided with BMS installations
  • Rationalization is not implemented or inconsistent with associated process control systems
TiPS Building Automation Industry Solutions
  • Capture has universal methods to collect event from any system
  • Signal provides an alert system that can conclude embedded logic for accurate notification
  • Prioritization and documentation are consistent within the same master alarm database configuration

 

Consumer Goods

LogMate® simplifies the alarm management of change process in the regulated food, beverage and consumer goods industry.

Common Consumer Goods Industry Challenges
  • Need to re-create manufacturing conditions for traceability
  • Ineffective tools to quickly identify and troubleshoot alarm issues
  • Limited automation related budgets
  • Adapting alarms and alarm settings with process changes and technology improvements
TiPS Consumer Goods Industry Solutions
  • LogMate® provides both historical and real-time alarm visibility
  • Analysis tools to identify related alarms, alarm floods, chattering alarms and other alarm events
  • TiPS employs standard technology and interfaces to reduce total cost of ownership and simplify maintenance
  • Alarm KB within LogMate®’s ACE module supports alarm configuration management of change

Metals & Minerals

Dig into alarm management issues and improve mining operations with LogMate®’s flexible, comprehensive analysis tools.

Common Metals & Minerals Industry Challenges
  • Access to consolidated, real-time alarm analysis information
  • Ineffective tools to quickly identify and troubleshoot issues
  • Limited automation related budgets
  • Adapting alarms and alarm settings as technology innovations occur
TiPS Metals & Minerals Solutions
  • Broad, established connectivity portfolio and supplementary custom connectivity integration services
  • We use standard technology and interfaces to reduce costs and simplify maintenance
  • Advanced visualization and analysis tools available through standard web browsers that simplify event investigations
  • LogMate®’s ACE module supports alarm configuration management of change

Other

Proven alarm management expertise optimizes operational performance from medical, to cybersecurity monitoring industries.

Common Challenges Across Industries
  • Many different alarm sources and interfaces between building management and process systems with no standardized view
  • High total cost of ownership due to validation and documentation requirements
  • Limited alarm data accessibility and ineffective tools for production event investigations
  • Hesitancy to update alarm settings because of management of change complexities and workload priorities
TiPS First In Class Solutions
  • Broad, established connectivity portfolio and supplementary custom connectivity integration services
  • We use standard technology and interfaces to reduce costs and simplify maintenance
  • Advanced visualization and analysis tools available through standard web browsers that simplify event investigations
  • LogMate®’s ACE module supports alarm configuration management of change