Tag: Startup

Flawless Startups

Those of you who have experienced delays in commissioning and startup—following the successful execution of a STO (Shutdown, Turnaround, Outage) event—understand why Owners’ insistence on flawless startups is taking center stage; because not only are flaws during startups expensive due to rework and lost production, their impact on social responsibility and shareholder confidence can be quite significant. Flaw (verb) mar, weaken, or invalidate (something); “the flange alignment was flawed by poor planning“ My area of expertise is DSM (Dynamic Scheduling […]