Schneider Electric and KROHNE announce partnership to offer complete automation and instrumentation solution.
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, and KROHNE, a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of solutions in industrial process instrumentation, today announced a partnership to provide customers with a combined solution featuring Schneider Electric’s PlantStruxure™ process automation architecture and KROHNE’s instrumentation offering.
The comprehensive solution will enable customers to achieve increased energy efficiency, productivity, and process optimization.
Cyril Perducat, Chief Technical Officer, Schneider Electric Industry Business, said: “Our partnership is built on the shared value of providing solutions that are rooted in our principles of Search for Simplicity, Drive for Innovation and Voice of the Customer. I am confident that Schneider Electric's global expertise in energy management and process automation, coupled with KROHNE's world-class engineering capabilities in standard and customized instrumentation solutions will prove a winning combination for our customers.”
Michael Dubbick, Co-CEO of KROHNE Group, said: “The collaboration with Schneider Electric is of crucial importance to KROHNE worldwide. We have already worked together on several major projects in the past. Based on this experience, we strongly believe that the combined engineering experience of our two global companies, complemented with the Schneider Electric PlantStruxure system for plant automation and energy management, will emerge a solid success story.”
As part of broadening the scope of its solutions, Schneider Electric seeks to apply its newly acquired expertise in different industry segments such as oil and gas, water and waste water, food and beverage as well as metals, minerals and mining.
Schneider Electric’s PlantStruxure process automation architecture helps customers achieve energy and productivity improvement by creating a single environment to measure energy use, process data, asset utilization and machine performance. To complement its efficiency, KROHNE delivers matching and integrated measurement solutions for flow, level, pressure and temperature as well as analytical tasks, providing the necessary information to monitor and optimize plant processes that involve liquid, gaseous or solid mediums.