Honeywell Automation India Limited (NSE:HONAUT)) has been adjudged the Best Terminal Automation Vendor by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) for 2020. Honeywell won the award for successfully executing terminal automation solutions for BPCL, India’s second-largest oil marketing company at their Bolangir LPG plant and Haveli installation. Honeywell is also putting up terminal automation solutions at BPCL’s Allahabad, Ajmer, and Jaipur LPG plants as well as Kandla installation.
The terminal automation solution uses a complex set of digital equipment such as digital control valves, positive displacement flow meters, mass flow meters, strainers and air eliminators, and earthing relays that are connected to the batch controller and process automation systems (PLC/DCS). Honeywell provides infrastructure, engineering services, and software solutions to facilitate automated fuel dispensing into oil tankers, while ensuring the right type and volume of fuel is replenished. This solution allows for increased and efficient truck flow, leading to better productivity at the oil marketing terminal.
Ashish Gaikwad, Managing Director, HAIL said, “We are honored to receive this award from BPCL. This recognition highlights our customer-first approach and our commitment to ensuring best-in-class project execution, operations management, and services, along with timely completion of our terminal automation solutions projects.”
BPCL has 78 marketing terminals across India to store and distribute fuel to retail outlets. Honeywell has been working with BPCL for more than 15 years, helping automate many of their terminals.
Honeywell was given the Best Terminal Automation Vendor Award at BPCL’s recently-held Annual Premium Vendor Meet, which attracts the oil major’s premium business partners representing all disciplines of engineering, including civil, mechanical, and automation.
Honeywell was felicitated for superior project execution, operations management, and maintenance and services. This is the second year in a row and the third award in the last four years for Honeywell in this category.