Glass Industry

Improve plant reliability, furnace control and hot end performance.

"Impressive results were achieved on the project, and it was also a great learning experience. I appreciate the ControlSoft consultant's fine input and expert analysis. Excellent support."
– Senior Engineer, Major U.S. Glass Manufacturer

Shorten learning curves for new hires and better institutionalize process knowledge
for everyone at the plant.
Leverage expertise to coordinate existing assets
(DCS, historian, optimizers, equipment monitors). Identify and fill in performance gaps currently missed.
Enable the implementation, validation and maintenance/support of automation technologies to optimize plant economic performance.

Model-based Furnace & Forehearth Control

  • Apply innovations in glass manufacturing
  • Minimize temperature variability
  • Improve hot end stability
  • Reduce melting energy and cost
  • Reduce defects
  • Increase first pass yield
  • Extend furnace lifetime
  • Apply innovations in glass manufacturing

Improve Operational Effectiveness

Plant Managers and Operations Managers >
Improve your plant profitability and reliability through control system health and performance.
Engineers >
Increase your knowledge and productivity to identify and solve performance issues.
Technicians and Electrical Maintenance >
Save your time in analyzing and correcting control problems.

Our Technology and Services

MANTRA Model-based Temperature Control >
Diagnose process faults and performance degradation, recommend prioritized actions, and identify early indications of equipment failure.
INTUNE+ Performance Monitoring & Diagnostics  >
Implement a total solution to diagnose process faults and performance degradation, recommend prioritized actions, and identify early indications of equipment failure.
Consulting Services >
Enhance the effort of your staff engineers and technicians to correct process operational and performance problems through collaboration with ControlSoft expert services.

INTUNE Software >
Tune your control loops with the most widely used PID controller tuning software in the industry.
Tuning Services >
Conduct controller tuning with specific operational goals.
Training >
Increase staff capabilities through ControlSoft's industry best practices training using essential control theory but focusing on practical fundamentals.

Our experienced Glass manufacturing advanced automation team is ready to discuss how we can help you improve your plant operations in a safe, secure, and field-proven manner.

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