PROJECTS - some examples
Fortune 500 Company
Problem: Poor economics for a medium-level product contaminant removal prevented development of potential new sources of the product.
Solution: Basic research found a potential removal mechanism. Bench-scale and pilot tests were developed to determine the economics and feasibility of the process.
Results: An economic process was developed, allowing flexibility in sourcing the product. Improvements made by Process Systems Consulting to the process resulted in a 40% reduction in operating costs due to elimination of expensive catalysts.
Fortune 500 Company
Problem: This company needed to obtain reliable and representative samples of a process by-product for the development of a re-processing plant. The by-product stream was not contained or controlled, so standard sampling methods were inappropriate.
Solution: An onsite visit to the plant was made, and an appropriate sample collection and retrieval system was designed and built.
Results: The sampling system allowed the continuous extraction and analysis of the by-product stream. Its portable design let it be used in subsequent studies at other sites. The reliable ability to obtain a representative sample continuously allowed the use of on-line analysis, reducing the stream characterization and qualification time from two months to two weeks.
Independent Small Business
Problem: Competition for alternative energy sources makes landfill gas utilization more expensive for this company.
Solution: We expanded the potential market base from energy to industrial solvents, coolants and cleaners by utilizing new technology for economic recovery of the carbon dioxide by-product.
Results: Use of smaller landfills is economical, avoiding competition with large energy-production companies.
Atlantic Dry Ice
Carbonic Industries Corp.
Georgia Industrial Tire, Inc.
Medtronics Midas Rex
Tampa Electric Company
Process Systems Consulting provides superior performance and satisfaction through innovative applications of technology. We excel in enhancing the profitability and efficiency of chemical technology through environmentally responsible applications. We also develop and implement world-class operations, such as ISO-55001 Risk Management systems, API RP-754 Process Safety Management, ISO-9001 compliant quality systems, state-of-the-art analytical systems and lean manufacturing.
We offer extensive analytical expertise and experience for gas processing, process design and management skills and experience in document preparation and training. Our experience can save you time and money in the determination of appropriate analytical methodologies, training, instrument specification and procurement, definition of appropriate test points, process control and record definition.
“Steve has delivered outstanding Quality Management Engineering advice to ADGAS, particularly to the Corrosion and Inspection Department where I have had the tremendous opportunity to work with Steve. His contribution has resulted in invaluable value critical to the performance at ADGAS LNG Plant.
QUALITY THAT LASTS!
Beginning as an internal consultant to major industrial gas companies, Process Systems Consulting developed as a resource for environmentally responsible process alternatives.
We have honed our skills through our work in process and field analysis, waste and energy use minimization, and design of improved gas processing systems. Safety systems and operator training are also an integral part of our services.
Rafael Romero, Senior Plant Inspection Engineer, ADGAS
“Steve is a tireless advocate of small businesses, formally and informally. I know Steve as the ACS SCHB Expo Booth Coordinator and that he has put in much effort to recruit new members and exhibitors. If you ever get a chance to meet Steve and talk with him, you will learn that he is full of good, practical ideas that will help small businesses grow.”
Joe Sabol, Program Chair, Div. Small Chemical Business, American Chemical Society
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Leading and Lagging Indicators for Process Safety.
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Providing sustainable solutions for modern processing.
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Expert in CO2 industrial applications and cryogenic gases.
Process Incident Investigations, Improvement and review services.