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Application Note: Siemens PCS 7 Combustion Controls of new boiler at Paper Mill

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Project overview:

Cross Company implements PCS 7 combustion controls of new boiler to meet modernization and production demands at paper mill.

Customer Requirements:

  • New boiler for steam to meet modernization and production demands
  • Integrate new boiler solution with existing plant infrastructure
  • Minimize plant production impact for the production addition


  • PCS 7 combustion control system with dedicated controller
  • Trending and historian data deployed in PCS 7 Microsoft SQL components
  • Alarm management tools of PCS 7 to run process
  • Integrated competitive BMS system to PCS 7 combustion controls
  • Commissioning, training and start up support

Customer Benefits:

  • Meet production demand with reporting capabilities
  • Improved alarm management tools increases safety
  • Improved production trending and data historian aids quality insurance and environmental compliance.

Learn more about process control solutions from Siemens. Cross Company is proud to be a Siemens Solution Partner throughout several states in the Southeast U.S. Learn more about how a solution from Siemens can help improve your process, reach out and talk with one of our experts today!



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