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TuneWizard: PAS’ Loop Tuning Solution to Improve Plant Performance

Reducing plant variability by optimizing the performance of control loops is an essential reason for BASF choosing the PAS product.

April 03, 2014

Houston, Texas, USA — April 3, 2014 – PAS, a leading provider of automation software for process safety, cybersecurity, and asset reliability to the power and processing industries worldwide, today  announces that BASF has decided to establish PAS’ TuneWizard™ as a standard control loop tuning software for internal use.

TuneWizard is a leading software solution to optimize control loop performance. TuneWizard identifies the origins of poor control loop performance and facilitates their remediation in industrial operations.

“BASF is using PAS’ loop tuning solution, TuneWizard because it provides an excellent combination of available features, ease of use, and rapid deployment,” said Dr Florian Wolff, Senior Automation Engineer at the Ludwigshafen site in Germany.

TuneWizard identifies control valve deficiencies, minimizes troubleshooting time, and utilizes an internal simulator to recommend appropriate tuning parameters for every control strategy.

“We are very pleased that BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, with excellent engineering expertise has selected PAS’ control loop tuning solution to improve plant performance.”, said Marc de Guiran, Vice President of Sales, Europe, Russia, Africa.

Learn more about TuneWizard™ at www.pas.com/TuneWizard.


About PAS
PAS is a leading provider of automation software for process safety, cybersecurity, and asset reliability to the power and processing industries worldwide. PAS’ comprehensive solutions include Industrial Control System Cybersecurity, Automation Asset Management, and Operations Management which includes Alarm Management, High Performance HMI, Boundary Management and Control Loop Performance Monitoring.  PAS solutions are installed in over 1000 facilities worldwide including industry leaders in Oil & Gas, Refining & Petrochemicals, Power, Mining, and Chemicals. For more information, visit www.pas.com.