Supplies at Work: Implementing and executing maintenance activities at a rolling mill plant

Supplies at Work: Honeywell to modernize press systems at printing facilities

Honeywell ( has been selected by Casa Editorial El Tiempo to upgrade its current Printa press automation system. As a result of the upgrade, the main newspaper publisher in Colombia and the owner of El Tiempo expects to increase its production capacity and reduce costs at its printing facilities in Bogota and Caloto.

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) will upgrade El Tiempo’s Printa Press Control Systems to the latest Profibus technology as well as update the existing controllers on El Tiempo’s Goss Newsliner and Universal press lines.  In addition, HPS will modernize the Printa systems’ control desks and human machine interfaces with Windows 7 operating system support, upgrade the Printa Production Management System and extend the Goss Universal press with ink pre-setting.

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Supplies at Work: ABB wins contract at aluminum rolling mill

ABB ( has won a contract worth $9 million from Oman Aluminum Rolling Company (OARC) to develop, implement and execute all maintenance activities at the company’s rolling mill plant in Sohar, Oman.

The Greenfield aluminum rolling mill will produce flat sheet and aluminum foil with a capacity of 140,000 tons per annum and will primarily serve the Middle East and European markets.

Through the ABB Full Service concept, ABB will manage, develop, implement and execute the entire maintenance function at the plant including all mechanical and electrical maintenance regimes, shutdown management, planning and scheduling and reliability maintenance

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