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Factory maintenance optimised with multidisciplinary information management

The execution of proper maintenance on over 800 process functions and more than 6,000 instruments. And on top of that meeting important laws and regulations. This is the daily challenge of BASF Netherlands – Part of the BASF Group – which is one of the largest chemical firms in the world. A challenge the company has been tackling with the Ultimo Maintenance Management Software since 2002. Maintenance Manager René Baron explains how he manages to continously improve the factory maintenance.

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Ultimo Maintenance Management

BASF’s own technical service consisting of six employees takes care of all the maintenance in the factory and is supported by Ultimo. Maintenance activities — either corrective or preventive — are all planned and managed in Ultimo. But it is more than just that. BASF also has to comply with increasingly strict laws and regulations such as the NEN 3140, CPR (Dutch Disaster Prevention
Commission), BRZO (Dutch Major Accidents Decree), ATEX 95 and 137 (regarding explosion safety), the Environmental Management Act and the ISO 14001 Environmental Management standard. To do so, BASF gets regular visits from inspectors who maintain these laws and regulations.

Ultimo Maintenance Management software makes:

  • compliance easier to prove;
  • all information easily found in one central place for multidisciplinary use;
  • collaboration with others simpler.

Modules in this case

Authorisation Management
Only show relevant information.
Dashboards / Reports
Important control information directly available.
Document Management System (DMS)
All relevant documents in one source.
Lockout Tagout
Prevent industrial accidents during maintenance activities.
Management of Change
Set up your Management of Change process in a structured and efficient manner.
Stop Planning
Easily plan, move and change activities.
Ultimo Go
Work as efficiently as possible with Ultimo Go.
Work Permits
Integration between work order and work permit.
“The investment of the software was recouped within two years.”
René Baron
BASF

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I'LL BE HAPPY TO KEEP YOU UPDATED AND INFORMED.
Freddy Vos Sales Director
freddy.vos@ultimo.com
+31 341 42 37 37

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