Planned outages: a comprehensive strategy that saves $1M
March 11, 2021
Our client, a paper mill in Quebec, was experiencing frequent machine breaks that were causing emergency shutdowns. At an average of $8,000 per hour, these incidents were having a major impact on the plant’s productivity: between $300,000 and $500,000 in losses per year. It became evident that to optimize repair timing, detect probable failures and restart correctly, their planned shutdown strategies needed to be revised.