Solomon Associates Launches Worldwide Aromatics Plant Performance Analysis

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Aromatics plant performance study provides industry with consistent benchmarking data on a global basis using Solomon’s proven methodology.

Solomon Associates, the leading performance improvement company for the global energy industry, today announced the launch of its Worldwide Aromatics Plant Performance Analysis (Aromatics Study) for operating year 2014. The study, introduced in 2002, is designed to provide aromatics plant operators with a global perspective of all of their aromatics units.

The study provides process unit and complex-wide benchmarking performance data on a normalized and consistent basis. The scope includes all aromatics production facilities based in refineries and chemical complexes worldwide, providing broader perspective than any other study in the industry.

“Our goal is to provide operators with knowledge and data that will aid them in making decisions that will result in a strong competitive advantage,” said Jon Stroup, Study Manager for Solomon’s Aromatics Study. “That’s why our Aromatics Study focuses on manufacturing data with a heavy emphasis on operations and maintenance. When combined with the global view of this study, this information gives operators everything they need to improve their plant’s performance.”

The Aromatics Study focuses on a variety of areas:

  • Site aromatics production
  • Process utilization
  • Energy consumption
  • Maintenance costs
  • Operating and mechanical reliability
  • Personnel
  • Process operating data by unit

The Aromatics Study reports performance metrics for more than 80 aromatics plants worldwide, including metrics for the global peer group and specific peer groups refined by regional location, capacity, and complexity.

For more information, visit Interested companies can also contact Jon Stroup by phone at +1.972.739.1726 or via email at Jon(dot)Stroup(at)SolomonOnline(dot)com.

About Solomon Associates

HSB Solomon Associates LLC (Solomon) is the leading performance improvement company for the global energy industry. Solomon’s benchmarking and consulting solutions help customers across the energy value chain achieve operational excellence by increasing efficiency, reliability, and profitability. Solomon also provides forecasting and advice on the North American gas market. Solomon’s proprietary analytics uniquely transform data into insight for making better business decisions. Based in Dallas, TX USA, Solomon is part of The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB). Learn more at

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