500+ Customers from 43 Countries Share Best Practices
For Optimizing Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Operations
to Capture Opportunity in Changing Global Economy
Burlington, Mass - Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZPN), a leading provider of
software and services to the process industries, today announced
that over 160 success stories were presented by AspenTech customers
at the 2010 aspenONE Global Conference, held from May 3-6 in
Boston. Over 500 customers from more than 200 process manufacturing
companies in 43 countries shared best practices for using process
optimization software to capture opportunity in today's changing
- The aspenONE Global Conference is the only industry conference
exclusively focused on optimizing process manufacturing from
design, through manufacturing and supply chain operations.
- AspenTech President & CEO Mark Fusco opened the event
introducing the 2010 conference theme: "Capturing Opportunity."
Following a keynote presentation by AspenTech Senior Vice President
Manolis Kotzabasakis, leading process industry senior executives
discussed how optimizing the entire process manufacturing value
chain can deliver superior operational and financial results.
Customer keynote speakers included:
- Maggi Walker, VP of Engineering Solutions, Dow Chemical
- Ed Daniels, EVP, Shell Global Solutions Downstream
- Maurice Tayeh, SVP and CIO, Technip
- Following the opening session, the keynote speakers engaged in
an interactive panel discussion moderated by FIATECH's Executive
Director, Dr. Ric Jackson.
- During the conference, over 160 papers were presented across
Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain tracks that addressed
the most pressing issues process industry companies face today
including energy management, GHG reduction, integrated supply chain
planning, manufacturing operations, megaprojects, alternative
fuels, and achieving operational excellence.
- The conference also included the first ever AspenTech
University Forum, with professors from MIT, University of
Pennsylvania, Lehigh University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and
State University, University of Washington and others
participating. These academic leaders discussed how to enhance
university curricula to train the next generation of engineering
professionals by further incorporating engineering software and
best practices for knowledge transfer.
AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process
manufacturing – for energy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals,
engineering and construction, and other industries that manufacture
and produce products from a chemical process. With integrated
aspenONE solutions, process manufacturers can implement best
practices for optimizing their engineering, manufacturing and
supply chain operations. As a result, AspenTech customers are
better able to increase capacity, improve margins, reduce costs and
become more energy efficient. To see how the world’s leading
process manufacturers rely on AspenTech to achieve their
operational excellence goals, visit www.aspentech.com.