The Navigance Blog

Sharing new thinking and expert insights from the world of chemical production optimization.


Opportunities for data-driven analytics: Nitrogen+Syngas magazine feature

Posted by Sebastian Werner on Mar 19, 2021

Read in the March/April 2021 edition how you could benefit from data-driven analytics

What’s the potential for process optimization in chemical plants like yours today and tomorrow? And how can you start realizing these opportunities now, to get ahead of growing pressure to improve the...

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Digitalization: the landscape and needs of chemical plants

Posted by Lenz Kroeck on Oct 2, 2020

Over the past few months, Navigance has been talking extensively with professionals across chemical manufacturing – especially those with continuous processes – to capture the realities of their daily plant operations, their needs and goals, and any overarching trends affecting them. 

Our...

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Chemical process models – from first principle to hybrid models

Posted by Sebastian Werner on Jun 19, 2020

In this article, we explore the role, common uses and limitations of the first principle approach to chemical process modelling. And we contrast this with the advantages and disadvantages of using empirical or statistical models.

We then look at how taking the first steps into new, intelligent...

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