Hebei biomaterials plant selects Siveco China for Asset Maintenance Management project

Hebei CASDA Biomaterials Co., Ltd., part of specialty materials leader Arkema Group, has selected Siveco China to implement its Maintenance 4.0 solution for Asset & Maintenance Management. The decision was made after a comprehensive selection process and careful consideration of various suppliers.
Established in January 2010, Hebei CASDA Biomaterials Co., Ltd. joined Arkema Group in January 2012 with a registered capital of 4.19 million RMB. The plant covers an area of 338 acres and employs more than 420 people. As a leading manufacturer in the sebacic acid industry, CASDA benefits from over 50 years' experience. Its main product, sebacic acid, is bio-based, has high purity and offers stable supply. It is mainly used as raw materials for cold-resistant plasticizers, synthetic resins, synthetic fibers and nylon. It is sold in over 20 countries across Europe, America and Japan.
The chemical industry is currently undergoing a transformation driven by business growth, stricter regulations and digitalization. CASDA pays foremost attention to asset maintenance management in order to ensure the safe and reliable performance of the plant and to control life-cycle cost. Maintenance represents a major workload of high complexity, requiring advanced skills and tools. CASDA decided to embrace the trend of informatization to tackle its maintenance improvement needs.
Siveco China was selected in part thanks to its successful track record working for other Arkema and Bostik plants in China and more generally its experience with large chemical companies. CASDA will deploys Siveco China's Maintenance 4.0 solution based on the Coswin 8i CMMS and the bluebee® mobile solution. The main focus of the project is to help the plant improve its maintenance planning, ensure full traceability of work, manage spare parts and overall enable a feedback loop from workers to managers for better decision making. The implementation methodology is built upon the ISO 55000 Asset Management standard. The project was launched on December 6, 2021, date on which the Siveco China project team came on site to conduct initial training and implementation study.
About Siveco China
Siveco China, founded in 2004, is a pioneer in the development of Smart Technologies for the Operation & Maintenance of infrastructures and industrial plants, with a focus on mobile solutions "for the worker of tomorrow".
Long before the terms "smart" and "4.0" were coined, Siveco has been helping clients optimize the lifecycle of their assets and ensure regulatory compliance using IT. Based on a long experience of "maintenance with Chinese characteristics", the company has designed a unique approach combining expert maintenance consulting and technological innovation. Smart O&M solutions developed in Siveco's R&D center in Shanghai cover Asset ManagementMaintenance 4.0Risk Prevention and HSE, utilizing MobilityIoTBIMAR and AI technologies.
Siveco China has over 1000 customer sites all over Greater China and on the Belt & Road, including ABB, Baosteel Metal, Beijing Environment, Capital Water, Carrefour China, CEPSA, CNEEC, CNOOC, COSCO, Fushun Mining, Engie, Everbright, GE, New World Development, Saint-Gobain, Shell, Suez NWS, Yingde Gases, Zhongshan Water etc. The company boasts a growing export business, working alongside Asian EPC companies and with international clients in Southeast Asia, the Middle-East and Africa.
Siveco China has won numerous awards, most recently the prestigious Brilliant 40 Years prize by the China Electric Power Equipment Management Association, Top Ten Enterprise for Asset Informatization Service by the and the China Association of Machinery Equipment Maintenance and Renovation (CAMER) and Best Industrial Software 2017 by Control Engineering China. Previous awards include CHaINA Supply Chain Excellence Award 2013 and Engineers' Choice Awards by Plant360 in three categories in 2015.
Siveco is ISO 9001-certified by Bureau Veritas for its entire scope of business. The company is headquartered in Shanghai, where it also operates its R&D center, and has offices in Hong Kong. Siveco China is a subsidiary of Siveco Group, a European pioneer in computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).
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