Bayer MaterialScience LLC

COMPANY: Bayer MaterialScience LLC
HEADQUARTERS: Leverkusen, Germany
SIZE OF COMPANY: 1,000 or more employees; more than $1B in revenue
INDUSTRY: Chemicals
PRIMARY PRODUCT LINE: Polymers and high-performance plastics
NAME OF PROJECT: An Automated Solution for Managing Process Control Systems
PROJECT OBJECTIVE: To automate the process so that a part-time administrator can maintain MES and control systems in multiple sites; decrease operating costs; reduce hardware installation costs; automate e-mail notifications of anomalies, antivirus protection, installation of IPSec firewalls, backups of MES and DCS critical data
TECHNOLOGIES EMPLOYED: Symantec Antivirus Suite Corporate Edition; Windows Server Update Services; DeltaV DCS and Provox DCS; Safety Instrumented System
ACCOMPLISHMENTS/ROI: Reduced system operating costs; increased system security; sped up maintenance process; ensured data integrity