Albemarle Economies of Scale with the PI System and AI: the world’s top Lithium producer shares its journey
9:20 AM - 9:50 AM
Process Industries (Chemicals, MMM, Pulp/Paper)

The sayings “data is the new oil” and “oil is the new gold” resonate deeply with Albemarle. With the fourth industrial revolution underway, and Albemarle is looking to be an industry leader in term of utilizing its chemical manufacturing data. Learn how we create a global digital transformation initiative—Project AI, recently awarded the Manufacturing Leadership Award for AI and Machine Learning. The intiative allows us to capture the value from our data, using economies of scale. This global transformation uses AVEVA™ PI System™ as not only a data infrastructure but an analytics engine. Deployed alongside our alongside our existing partners, Northwest Analytics & Sartorius SIMCA, it fuels massive growth and productivity in our manufacturing plants. As the “AI” suggests, plenty of artificial intelligence is involved. But to us, AI means Albemarle Intelligence. Though catchy, the moniker has a deeper purpose: To remind us that all of the ingredients for digital transformation already exist. By enabling and empowering our people with the right technology, we can truly unlock the value of information. Learn how.