Schneider Electric Implements SimSci Spiral Suite at SK Innovation

June 13, 2016
South Korea’s largest refining and petrochemicals company deploys Schneider Electric software solution for unified supply chain optimization

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced that SKInnovation, South Korea’s largest refining and petrochemicals company, has successfully implemented SimSci Spiral Suite for planning and crude knowledge management. SimSci Spiral Suite’s unified enterprise supply chain solution has successfully been implemented to replace their legacysystem. Now SK Innovation’s assay specialists, process engineers and planners from multiple sites can collaborate to optimize plans, manage business and ultimately increase performance across their enterprise.

“By implementing SimSci Spiral Suite, we could build new streamlined work processes, enabled by an integrated enterprise-level supply chain solution,” stated Kwangpyo Hong, Vice President of Optimization Office at SK Innovation. “All activities are supported within a single application with version and data management control. SimSci Spiral Suite enables a single source of information to be shared easily between users, improving understanding and collaboration between traders, planners and schedulers and replacing potentially disjointed point solutions.”

“SimSci Spiral Suite supports effective collaboration and good overall decision making,” said Harpreet Gulati, Ph.D., Vice President Trading, Planning and Scheduling at Schneider Electric. “SimSci Spiral Suite eliminates gaps in work processes between trading, planning, scheduling and operations. Within SK Innovation, users across a wide range of different business roles can work within a single environment for crude knowledge management and the planning of refineries and petrochemical plants. SimSci Spiral Suite can provide the visibility, collaboration and optimization necessary to drive improved performance in refineries and petrochemical plants, such as those at SK Innovation.”

SimSci Spiral Suite is an off-the-shelf unified supply chain management platform designed from the ground up to provide a multi-user, collaborative environment for enterprise crude knowledge management, trading, planning, scheduling and supply & distribution optimization. Only SimSci Spiral Suite provides a unified platform for decision support across the hydrocarbon value chain, ensuring that critical planning and scheduling decisions are informed by up-to-date and fully consistent crude oil information.

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