Emerson(NYSE: EMR), an international automation technology and engineering company, has signed currently a strategic agreement to serve as a preferred automation services and technologies provider with Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) to assist the petrochemical producer successfully adopt digital transformation programs and optimize operations.
The strategic alliance supports the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 by targeting on localization, strategic partnerships and knowledge transfer, as well as leveraging the strategic and operational capabilities of the organizations involved to achieve operational excellence. This alliance targets value creation by enhanced safety and reliability, as well as the innovation of new business and revenue possibilities.
“As SABIC is constantly racing to improve and move operations toward excellence, I’m delighted and proud to establish such a strategic partnership with Emerson, which will definitely be a big part in this transformation journey,” said Abdullah Al-Garni, SABIC GPS general manager.
Emerson will leverage its Project Certainty and Operational Certainty programs, comprehensive Plantweb™ digital ecosystem portfolio, software and analytics, and other automation technologies and services ranging from control systems, measurement instrumentation and its final control portfolio to aid SABIC in achieving Top Quartile performance.
“We are delighted to collaborate and boost up our relationship with SABIC by this strategic alliance and will proceed to build on our constructive cooperation in the Kingdom,” stated Vidya Ramnath, president of Emerson’s Automation Solutions business in the Middle East and Africa.