HIMA makes local debut at ISA Vietnam 2019

07:38 | 14/06/2019
HIMA, the world’s leading specialist in automated safety solutions, has just made its first foray into the emerging and vibrant Vietnamese market.
hima makes local debut at isa vietnam 2019
HIMA vice president Friedhelm Best delivered a keynote on HIMA smart safety principles and practices

For the first time, HIMA presented and exhibited in Vietnam at the International Society of Automation (ISA) Vietnam 2019, showcasing the HIMA FlexSILon boiler and burner control systems (BCS) solutions, with a full-sized mock-up of a burner process demonstrating how HIMA optimises the air and fuel ratio for customers.

Vietnam is expected to be the fastest growing economy in Southeast Asia this year. The main drivers of economic growth are the manufacturing and processing industries, production and distribution of electricity, gas, hot water, and air conditioning, construction, as well as the management and treatment of wastewater and waste.

Critical to power generation, processing, manufacturing, and chemical plants are the boiler and burner control systems. However, traditional burner controls are often insufficient and out of date in times of increasingly strict safety standards and environmental regulations,” said Friedhelm Best, vice president, Asia Pacific, HIMA.

“A small accident can have catastrophic consequences, endangering human lives, and incurring high costs. With the burgeoning economy and industrialisation of Vietnam, and the inflow of more human capital-intensive manufacturing into Vietnam, this is the perfect time for HIMA to introduce our smart safety solutions and best practices here," he added.

HIMA highlights the FlexSILon BSC, the all-in-one smart safety application for burner management, combustion control, as well as boiler protection and control. It is configured for multi-burner systems and multi-fuel burner systems, with centralised operation and observation of the firing process supported by extensive and powerful communication interfaces and protocols.

With the FlexSILon BCS solution, plants can maintain full control of all system components, automatically adjusting temperature, pressure, mass flow, and volumetric flow rates, and furnace performance to the ideal operating conditions.

With the FlexSILon BCS solution, plants can maintain full control of all system components, automatically adjusting temperature, pressure, mass flow, and volumetric flow rates, and furnace performance to the ideal operating conditions.

The ISA Vietnam Event 2019 took place at Sheraton Saigon Hotel and Towers today and featured several technical sessions and workshops that are designed to cover innovative technologies and solutions to the pressing technical challenges of today.

With more than 35,000 installed TÜV-certified safety systems worldwide, HIMA qualifies as the technology leader in this sector. HIMA’s offerings include smart safety solutions that help increase safety and uptime by turning data into business-relevant information.

HIMA also provides comprehensive solutions for the efficient control and monitoring of turbomachinery (TMC), burners and boilers (BMC), and pipelines (PMC).

In the global rail industry, HIMA’s CENELEC-certified SIL4 COTS safety controllers are leading the way to increased safety, security, and profitability.

Founded in 1908, the family-owned company operates in more than 50 locations worldwide with its headquarters in Bruehl, Germany. With a workforce of approximately 800 employees, HIMA generated a turnover of approximately €123 million ($139 million) in 2017.

By Anh Duc

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