CLIEC will provide a turn-key solution to the customer inclusive of equipment procurement, installation and commissioning, and civil construction. It's a significant project, as it is one of the first major overseas projects undertaken by a Chinese EPC in the pulp and paper industry. ABB’s pulp and paper team has been involved from the early stages, actively communicating with customers to offer tailor-made solutions to serve customer needs, and offering technical consulting services over the past four years.
Haibo Jiang, ABB Process Industries Business Unit Manager North Asia said:" China's 'One Belt One Road' Initiative has come to maturity, with a large number of Chinese enterprises aiming to go abroad, from the initial investment and into the depth of cooperation we see now. In the face of changing market demand, ABB's China pulp and paper team has always followed the footsteps of the customer, leveraging the advanced technologies and products of ABB to accurately grasp the customer's needs and to succeed in winning the project with EPC's and with end-customers."
ABB AbilityTM Collaborative Production Management (CPM) realizes integration from factory to enterprise level, including production planning and production management, quality management, order management, and seamless integration with ERP and control systems at all enterprise levels and complexities. Real-time data enables analysis and support to management for more efficient production, lower cost of storage and personnel, improved maintenance and improved profitability.
Christer Skogum, Head of ABB Global Product Group Pulp & Paper said "ABB AbilityTM CPM connects our customers to the power of the Industrial Internet of Things and, through our services and expertise, goes further by turning data insights into the direct action that closes the loop and generates customer value in the physical world."
China Light Industry International Engineering Co., Ltd. (CLIEC), is the former China National Beijing Contracting & Engineering Institute for Light Industry, which was founded in January 1953. It is a subsidiary company of the Sino-light Group Corporation, an enterprise of the central government that is under the management of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council. CLIEC has provided engineering design, consulting and project general contracting services for more than 5,000 medium and large scaled projects in China and more than 60 medium and large scaled projects abroad in more than 20 countries. ITTIHAD International Investment L.L.C was established in 2008, and governs several prestigious companies in the Middle East. This is the first printing and writing paper production facility in the GCC. IPM is located on a 230,000 square meter plot in the Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (ICAD) and is the largest producer of printing & writing paper in the MENA region. The project is a strategic industrial investment which is undoubtedly a landmark project in the region and a milestone in Abu Dhabi’s resolute economic vision.
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