Automation Benchmarking

Optimize your automation systems and staffing.

Solomon’s Worldwide Automation Performance Analysis (Automation Study) provides visibility into how your automation systems—Distributed Control Systems (DCSs), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Safety Instrumentation Systems (SISs), Plant Historians, on-line instrumentation, etc.—compare to your peers. Gain valuable insight to determine if any gaps exist in your automation systems.

The study provides insight into risk reduction, process control, and technology review strategies, including:

  • Cyber security practices
  • Security instrumented systems
  • Process alarm policies
  • Knowledge management plans
  • Operator training simulation
  • Wireless technology use

Learn if you are expending the right amount of effort and capital to maintain reliability, improve your processes for better competitive performance, and keep you in line with industry peers. 

How does your automation strategy compare?

Insight and Strategy Guidance

Learn how industry peers address:

  • Real-time optimization (RTO)
  • Advanced process control (APC)
  • Data control system hardware
  • Regulatory control
  • Alarm management
  • On-stream analyzers and inferentials
  • Automation personnel
  • Network systems for automation
  • Safety instrumented systems
  • Process data historian
  • Field instrumentation and field wiring

Learn How You Can Participate

Obtain a clear picture of your competitive position with data-driven, actionable insight. Make informed decisions and justify your strategies and improvement projects.

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Data Quality, Benchmarking Methodology

A Foundation for Effective Comparative Performance Analysis and Decision Support

We prioritize the integrity and confidentiality of participant-submitted data and rigorously review that data before benchmarking begins. Then, we employ our normalization process and benchmarking methodology to provide valuable and trusted peer group comparisons that deliver meaningful KPIs. Finally, our staff of senior consultants apply their deep industry experience to develop practical insight and recommendations to enable your success.

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