Hello, my name is David Leach. I am a process control engineer specializing in the areas of advanced process control, control-related information technology, and process optimization through process control. I diagnose and solve control-related process performance problems; and analyze, improve and optimize industrial processes. First I gain an in-depth process and operational understanding of your facility to best determine needs and priorities. After agreeing upon the needs analysis and scope of work to be performed with stakeholders, I typically apply various techniques such as optimal controller tuning and controller performance monitoring; off-line or on-line multivariate statistical analysis; advanced process control; or other techniques as required. These techniques require plant historical data acquisition, analysis and reporting using a suitable process data historian and data analysis tools. If not already in place, I am able to assist you to provide this essential infrastructure capability using industry-standard process data historians and data analysis tools. I will also work with your company to develop new or improved manufacturing and process control strategies that optimize plant profitability, as appropriate. When properly implemented, these techniques and improved process control strategies have been proven to achieve and maintain overall process control and process performance objectives, helping to reach and sustain overall plant profitability goals.
I believe that as global competition continues to rise and capital and human resources are becoming more tightly constrained than ever before, investing in manufacturing process performance improvement and optimization is no longer optional; it is essential for short and long term survival! I would like to offer my consulting services and extensive engineering and plant operational experience to your company to improve the profitability of your processes and manufacturing facilities; and also to improve the productivity of your work force. Let’s work together to select and implement cost-effective techniques and technologies that will meet your key process performance and profitability improvement goals!