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Foresee digitally with METRIS

Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0, digitalization – current buzzwords that industries use when seeking to improve their performance and equip themselves for the future of industry.

As a technology leader with extensive and long-term experience in supplying industrial measurement, control, and optimization solutions for various industries, ANDRITZ is combining its process and equipment expertise with the latest advancements in the digital era. The result of this powerful combination is Metris: a portfolio of ANDRITZ digital solutions.

One of the flagship capabilities of Metris is its ability to optimize industrial processes, known as Metris OPP. Metris OPP has been developed over the past decade and is installed today in over 50 locations around the world. It combines powerful analytical and data mining software with the knowledge of the world’s top process experts to deliver a smart service initiative for customers.

The depth and effectiveness of the Metris portfolio continues to improve thanks to ongoing R&D, collaboration with key customers and institutions, and venture activities.

Portfolio options created for industry and in general as well as the specific requirements of key industries served by ANDRITZ all rely on the three strategic focus areas of the Metris brand: Industrial IoT technologies, Smart Service concepts, and Venture activities. The main technological advancements integrated into individual Metris products are derived from Big Data analytics, Smart Sensor technologies, and Augmented Reality solutions.

Metris helps customers to foresee digitally. With this forward slant, ANDRITZ is continuously improving the portfolio and its performance – providing tailored and fully integrated digital solutions from a single source.

OPP - Optimization

Imagine the ability to produce the best product at the lowest cost every hour of the day – based on the current realities, constraints, and opportunities. That is optimization in a nutshell. Automation plays a critical role in achieving optimal performance and remarkable results.

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Eldorado: BIG THINKING - BIG RESULTS. A self-operating mill

Autonomous automobiles use a variety of techniques to gather data about their surroundings and feed this data to advanced control systems that interpret the inputs and identify appropriate navigation paths. The development of autonomous pulp mills using Metris OPP is following a similar path – and Eldorado Celulose is an early adopter of this technology. The results have had a big economic payback.

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Turning a shutdown into a pitstop

Just like super-fast pit stops in Grand Prix Formula One racing, ANDRITZ has been concentrating on helping customers to minimize shutdown times, utilizing its Metris OPP platform. The dedicated Metris Planning App is integrated into the platform and is already achieving remarkable results in shutdown efficiencies.

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Automation: Metris condition monitoring

We are living in a century where digital devices monitor every move and our own mobile devices know everything about us – where we go, what we do, our health status, and much more. The data available on our lives transfers mobile phones into our private assistants and supports us in many endeavors with helpful functions and hints. Industries are being enabled in a similar way to monitor and control all assets and plants and improve performance in an effort to achieve perfection.

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