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Invensys Process Systems has implemented a comprehensive Avantis enterprise asset management system at the Platte River Power Authority in
The Avantis.PRO asset management software application is being used for maintenance management, inventory control and procurement for generating machinery, distribution yard equipment, transmission lines and towers, as well as vehicles and other company assets.
The implementation includes the Avantis Approvals software module, which uses automated workflow for approval routing and processing. This helps
The Avantis.PRO application allows any level of facility, process, machine, vehicle, material, service part, work order or other element to be defined as an "entity" that can be tracked, maintained and costed using a variety of stand-alone or roll-up relationships for more timely and effective asset maintenance management. This allows
"With the information from Avantis.PRO software, we have a greater ability to reduce the cost of inventory and maintenance and have achieved more efficient procurement," said Tom Iwanski, information technology manager at
Invensys implemented the Avantis enterprise asset management solutions using the proven InRIM (Industrial Rapid Implementation Methodology) approach. Based on industry-best practices, InRIM is a component-structured, repeatable deployment methodology that assures low risk implementation without compromising the ongoing evolution and continued growth of the solution.
Invensys is the world leader in industrial asset performance management. In addition to its rapidly expanding Global Solutions and Performance Management services groups, Invensys' automation businesses includes industry-leading brands such as Foxboro, Triconex, SimSci-Esscor, Wonderware and Avantis, whose products are installed in more than 100,000 plants across the world. These range from small hybrid and batch plants to the world's largest upstream projects, refineries, gas plants, petrochemicals plants, power plants, and pulp and paper mills. For more information on Invensys' process automation businesses, visit www.invensys.com/ps.