The skills gap in the sulphur industry is growing due to the changing nature of the workforce and traditional ways of doing things are no longer working effectively. Knowledge is lost with retiring subject matter experts and other experienced operations staff leaving a reducing pool of SMEs. In this white paper a case study explores how knowledge automation solved the skills gap in a sulphur recovery unit at a major US refinery.
Operating chemical production equipment is not for beginners – one wrong move can shut down an entire plant. But times of plant operators operating one plant for 20 years are over, a whole generation of experienced workers is about to retire.
Retirements, employee turnover and a lack of new talent enterying the industry – The process industry is faced by major workforce challenges. This white paper explores how digital twins can help solve these challenges.
In times of high turnover, the requirements for operational qualification systems for plant operators have changed fundamentally in Germany. The baby boomers are entering their well-deserved retirement. The ‘war for talent’ has broken out at many sites. What’s next, the ‘great resignation’ in Germany? How can operational qualification keep pace with this?