OTS Case Study: BASF SE


This case study of BASF SE is based on a September 2013 survey of SimSci Operator Training Simulator (OTS) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[OTS helps with] training new operators, as well as testing and optimizing new control/safeguarding and sequence.”


  • Needed an operator training simulator to achieve the following:
    • Train an inexperienced workforce
    • Solve frequent shut-downs
    • Testing new control and sequence

Use Case

  • Uses the following SimSci OTS products:
    • DYNSIM
    • FSIM Plus
    • TRISIM Plus
    • Intouch
  • Has trained up to 25 operators with a SimSci OTS.


  • Achieved the following benefits with SimSci OTS:
    • Reduced commissioning times
    • Gained the ability to capture and transfer knowledge
    • Improved availability and reliability
  • Increased profitability by 3 – 5% with a SimSci OTS.
  • Rates the following SimSci OTS capabilities in terms of how they met their expectations:
    • Software technology: met
    • Project execution: exceeded
    • Support & ongoing maintenance: greatly exceeded
    • Long term relationships: exceeded
    • Effective/efficient training: exceeded

About This Data

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