Success Story: AkzoNobel

Leading Paint and Coating Company Expands, Standardises  and Better Meets Customer Expectations

When you’re the world’s leading paint and coatings company, supplying speciality chemicals to the some of the planet’s biggest names in food and drink, it is imperative that you run your production as efficiently as possible,  utilising the very best industrial IT solutions to ensure your automation runs as constantly and effectively as it can.

For one client, this means implementing the latest SCADA and industrial IT technology from Wonderware United Kingdom and Ireland.

AkzoNobel is a leading global paint and coatings company in the UK and a major producer of specialty chemicals. It supplies industries and consumers worldwide and its portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International and Eka. The company’s Birmingham plant produces packaging coatings primarily for the food and beverage industry. It is a large and busy site with dozens of tankers leaving site each week.

Wonderware’s suite of products, including InTouch and InBatch, provides us with the reassurance we need, because the platform is truly flexible, stable and robust.

Brian Lee, UK Engineering Project Manager, AkzoNobel

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