AVEVA and Wood Introduces Connected Build

AVEVA and Wood Introduces Connected Build

Manufacturing Technology Insights | Monday, July 12, 2021

AVEVA has established a new alliance with Wood, a worldwide consulting and engineering firm, to boost the digital transformation of various industries with the launch of Connected Build.

FREMONT, CA: AVEVA, a leading leader in industrial software driving digital transformation and sustainability, has established a new alliance with Wood, a worldwide consulting and engineering firm, to boost digital transformation of industries like power, energy, chemicals, and mining with the introduction of a new solution called Connected Build, a crucial component of Wood's Digital Twin offering. Wood has made AVEVA Enterprise Resource Management a standard part of its Connected Build solution to its industrial clients worldwide.

Connected Build improves project delivery and collaboration on new construction projects and the digital modernization of current plants and refurbishments. The new solution uses design efficiencies to ensure that the build is completed the first time correctly, resulting in increased sustainability and value while also assuring worker safety. According to Wood's strategy for operational excellence, utilizing technology to standardize and improve delivery is critical to attaining efficiency and meeting sustainability goals.

By sharing project status and materials availability data in real-time with every stakeholder, the new Connected Build solution is a crucial part of Wood's Engineering Digital Twin strategy, optimizing project execution through benefits like enhanced labor productivity, decreased material waste and costs, shortened project cycles, and improved yield. When used in the engineering and build phases, the Connected Build strategy leads to a smooth and quick project handover, reducing time to production and boosting digital resiliency for Wood's clients.

"New operating environments call for dynamic new engineering solutions. AVEVA is a strong supporter of Wood's bold innovation vision of delivering reliable and reproducible capital project efficiencies and operations optimization in the industrial space. With Connected Build, AVEVA and Wood are realizing value for customers across diverse industries and geographies through data-driven digital transformation," said Amish Sabharwal, Executive Vice President, Engineering Business, AVEVA.

"The AVEVA-Wood alliance combines engineering with execution technology and expertise to deliver the perfect mix of enhanced project efficiency, sustainability and operational agility for our clients across the power generation and transmission, energy, chemicals, and mining industries," says Darren Martin, Group CTO, Wood.

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