Our upcoming workshop on Process Modeling…

Our upcoming workshop on Process Modeling, Cost of Goods Analysis, Production Planning, Scheduling and Debottlenecking at Istanbul Technical University (ITU Maslak) on June 19th and 20th, 2014 .Thousands of professionals around the globe have already attended our workshops. All participants will receive a copy of SuperPro LT (list price $1000/copy) and a copy of SchedulePro LT (list price $900) as well as detailed sample models for the production of pharmaceuticals, fine chemicals, bio-fuels, food & consumer products, etc.

Our workshops are intended for scientists and engineers in the Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Bio-fuel, Chemical, Food, and Consumer Product industries that are interested in: * Modeling and Optimization of Batch and Continuous Processes

  • Cost of Goods Analysis
  • Cycle Time Reduction and Debottlenecking
  •  Production Planning and Scheduling
  • Capacity Analysis
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Pollution Prevention and Control

Instructors at colleges and universities that teach Biochemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Process and Plant Design, Food Engineering, and related courses are welcome to attend.

The workshops include theory on the above subjects and hands-on sessions with SuperPro Designerand SchedulePro. SuperPro is a comprehensive process simulator that facilitates modeling and optimization of batch and continuous processes, cost of goods analysis, cycle time reduction, environmental impact assessment, and other tasks. SchedulePro is a production scheduling and resource management tool specifically developed for the needs of the batch process industries. It handles planning, scheduling, capacity analysis, and debottlenecking of multi-product and multi-purpose facilities. It features advanced conflict resolution, rescheduling, and production tracking capabilities.Functional evaluations versions of SuperPro Designer v9 and SchedulePro v6 can be downloaded from our website (http://www.intelligen.com).

Intelligen’s technology originated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the late 1980’s. More than 500 companies and 750 universities around the world have already adopted our tools (including 19 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies and 9 of the top 10 biotech companies). For a partial list of current users, please point your browser to http://www.intelligen.com/clients.html.

Bioprocess Design And Economics Book Chapter

An updated version of our popular book chapter on BioProcess Design and Economics can be downloaded from the literature page of our website (www.intelligen.com/literature). It is item #2 on the list.

Upcoming Workshops – Dates And Venues

Spain, Barcelona, June 5-6, 2014
Universitat de Barcelona – UB
Facultad de Quimica
Chemical Engineering Department
Martí i Franquès, 1-11
Aula Multimedia, 6th Floor
Barcelona, Spain

Turkey, Istanbul, June 19-20, 2014
Istanbul Technical University
Chemical Engineering
80626 Maslak,
Istanbul, Turkey

USA, Boston, June 26-27, 2014
Tufts University
Chemical and Biological Engineering
4 Colby Street
Medford, MA 02155

USA, Boulder, CO, August 13-14, 2014
University of Colorado-Boulder
Chemical and Biological Engineering
3415 Colorado Avenue
Boulder, CO 80309

The Netherlands, Delft, end of October, 2014
TU Delft
Dept of Biotechnology
Julianalaan 67
2628 BC Delft, The Netherlands

SIMILAR WORKSHOPS WILL BE OFFERED IN OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD. For additional locations and dates, please point your browser to: http://www.intelligen.com/training.html
We also offer courses at company sites customized to the specific needs of the hosting company. The courses are taught by experts from industry and academia. PLEASE FORWARD THIS MESSAGE TO ANY OF YOUR COLLEAGUES THAT MAY HAVE AN INTEREST IN THE SUBJECT.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Best Regards, Demetri Petrides, Ph.D.
2326 Morse Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Tel: (908) 654-0088
Mobile: (908) 397-7507
Fax: (908) 654-3866
Email: dpetrides@intelligen.com

Agenda For The Two Day Workshops

9:00 – 9:45 AM  – Introduction to Process Simulation
9:45 – 10:30 AM – Flowsheet Development and Initialization
10:30 – 10:45 AM – Tea / Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:00 Noon – Material Balances & Equipment Sizing 12:00 – 1:00 PM

1:00 – 2:00 PM – Process Scheduling & Resource Tracking
2:00 – 3:00 PM – Cycle Time Reduction & Debottlenecking
3:00 – 3:30 PM – Tea / Coffee Break
3:30 – 5:00 PM – Production Planning & Capacity Analysis

9:00 – 10:30 AM  – Project Economic Evaluation
10:30 – 11:00 AM – Tea / Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Noon – Lean Manufacturing 12:00 – 1:00 PM – Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:00 PM – Environmental Impact Assessment
2:00 – 3:00 PM – Wastewater Treatment and Purification
3:00 – 3:30 PM – Tea / Coffee Break
3:30 – 5:00 PM – Q&A and Miscellaneous Topics The contents of the courses are often adjusted to meet the specific needs of the attendees.


Key Features Of Superpro Designer

  • Models for over 120 unit procedures/operations.
  • Material and energy balances of batch and continuous processes.
  • Extensive pure component and mixture databases.
  • Estimation of equipment size and purchase cost.
  • Detailed costing and economic evaluation reports.
  • Scheduling of batch operations and Gantt chart generation.
  • Throughput analysis and debottlenecking.
  • Resource tracking as a function of time.
  • Thorough environmental impact reports.
  • VOC emission calculations and reporting.
  • Compatibility with a variety of graphics, spreadsheet, and word processing packages.
  • Speed-up process development.
  • Shorten cycle times.
  • Increase plant throughput.
  • Reduce capital and operating cost.
  • Minimize environmental impact.

HIGHLIGHTS OF SCHEDULEPRO SchedulePro is a finite capacity scheduling (FCS) tool that facilitates production scheduling and planning, capacity analysis, and debottlenecking of multi-product manufacturing facilities. It considers constraints related to the limited availability of facilities, equipment, resources (e.g., labor, utilities, raw materials, etc.) and work areas. SchedulePro operates seamlessly with SuperPro (through automatic importing of its recipes) but it also functions as a stand-alone application for users that are interested in scheduling and planning but do not have a need for simulation. SchedulePro is the only production scheduling and resource management tool specifically developed to address the needs of the batch process industries. It has been designed as a practical application for use by process schedulers. Its input and output are in a format that is readily recognizable to batch manufacturing personnel.  It does not require the formulation of complicated optimization or math programming problems. SchedulePro provides the flexibility to generate intuitive workable schedules and utilities to visualize and distribute schedules.

Engineering companies use SchedulePro as a modeling tool to size utilities of batch plants, identify equipment requirements, reduce cycle times, and debottleneck existing facilities.

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