Istanbul, Turkey – 19 May 2016: AVEVA announced that DowAksa (DowAksa ileri Kompozit Malzemeler Sanayi Ltd. Sti.) has standardised on AVEVA’s Integrated Engineering & Design solution. Established in 2012, DowAksa develops and globally markets a broad range of products and technical services to support the growing carbon-fiber-based composites industry.
DowAksa needed to increase the efficiency and integration of engineering and design works for its existing facilities and future projects.
‘We needed to improve quality and integration of engineering data and increase efficiency across departments. One of our key goals is to save money for our customers, and that means making savings at every stage of processes. Key to this is quickly and cost-effectively completing projects that improve our cost structure. So we had to become more efficient in project execution,’ said DowAksa Turkey General Manager Betül Sadıkoğlu.
‘AVEVA presented an integrated approach that we can mandate to our projects, and which enables us to incrementally add new disciplines as we need them.’
Sadıkoğlu added, ‘AVEVA has a great track record of working with a number of leading EPCs and Owner Operators in Turkey, as many have standardised on AVEVA software including; Tupras, Enka, Calik Enerji, Rönesans Heavy Industry, Promer and Tekfen Engineering. This provided us with the assurance that AVEVA has local expertise, contacts and insights that will support our business objectives.’
Thomas Branden, Senior Vice President – OO Sales, AVEVA said, ‘Every Owner Operator in the Chemical industry wants to increase efficiency and ultimately save money. DowAksa’s move to AVEVA’s Integrated Engineering & Design enables a fast, reliable and easy exchange of information.’
‘DowAksa can confidently take on plant modification projects and new projects, keeping its engineering and design information up-to-date as they progress,’ continued Mr. Branden.
DowAksa is a large-scale, full-service, fully integrated provider of carbon fiber solutions for industrial applications in today’s transportation, infrastructure and energy markets. Very strong and lightweight, carbon-fiber-based materials are used in a variety of applications where weight savings, emissions reduction, durability and energy efficiency are key performance factors.