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OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE (OPEX 4.0)

Optimise the end to end process using AI & Data

WHAT IS OPEX 4.0?

Operational Excellence (OPEX 4.0) aims to increase productivity, reduce costs and risks, and improve product quality by optimization of a plants’ process parameters with advanced data analytics and AI based methodology.

While achieving safety, integrity, and economic efficiency is the core of the industry, we require a comprehensive understanding of the procedural process and the enhancement in current and future operations. OPEX 4.0 becomes a gate to create learning as well as improving operations continuously.

YOUR BUSINESS BENEFITS FROM THE IMPLEMENTATION OF OPEX 4.0

OPEX 4.0 helps organisations perform an in-depth analysis of processes using modern big data analysis methods and automated machine learning for data-based plant and process optimisation. With OPEX 4.0, organisations can increase stability and safety at the optimum operating point.

TÜV SÜD OPEX 4.0 SERVICES

Together with our partner atlan-tec Systems, TÜV SÜD offers a modular, cost-efficient OPEX 4.0 programme that allows an individual to focus on all relevant topics of operational excellence using state-of-the-art data analysis and AI methods. TÜV SÜD’s qualified and experienced inspectors certify the process of the AI-based optimisation project according to the specifications of the VDI* guidelines.

*(VDI = German Engineering Association)

Our services include:

  • Readiness Assessment: to assess if your business meets the requirements for Big Data analytics and Automated Machine Learning
  • In depth analysis: Preparing the OPEX 4.0 analysis through a combined team of TÜV SÜD and our partner atlan-tec in cooperation with the operations team of the customer’s organization
  • Document and data management: Compilation of the required documents and data; updating
  • Implementation: Implementation of the AI-based OPEX 4.0 project for plant and process optimization in manufacturing and process industry
  • Certification of the OPEX 4.0 project through TÜV SÜD following VDI guideline VDI3714

WHY CHOOSE TÜV SÜD?

We have longstanding expertise in design reviews, plan audits, and safety assessments. We partner with atlan-tec Systems, a leading company for Advanced Big Data Analytics, Automated Machine Learning to implement all Industry 4.0 maturity levels starting from visibility, transparency, predictability, and autonomous self-optimisation.

TÜV SÜD is recognised as a Notified Body according to PED 2014/68/EU and TPED 2010/35/EU. We are accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020, as well as a testing laboratory according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025. TÜV SÜD is a recognised Approved Inspection Body (ZÜS), recognised expert organisation according to the German Ordinance on Installations for the Handling of Substances Hazardous to Water (AwSV). Our management system is certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and Safety Certificate Contractors (SCCP certificate) and ISO 45001 (management system for occupational health and safety).

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