Braskem, Latin America’s largest petrochemical company, has signed a contract with Aveva to convert the engineering and design data of 12 of its plants to Aveva Plant Design Management System (PDMS) during 2014. This large contract is the result of a successful pilot project executed earlier this year. Braskem chose Aveva over several other software vendors, attributing its decision to the confidence it had built up in the firm’s technology and personnel during the pilot project.
“These petrochemical plants were originally designed with software from another company,” explained Luis Henrique Barreto, coordinator of Engineering Systems and Documents, Braskem. “Aveva PDMS offers us reliable continuity and the integrity of the original models. This will ensure that the conversion runs smoothly creating high quality models without significant data loss. At the end of the process we will have Aveva PDMS models of all of our plants, and we can use those models for the design and execution of maintenance and modification projects. The confidence we have in Aveva and its technology has put us at ease with the process.”