Successfully commissioned EPower based 1800kVA three zone “LTC” system

In a series of furnace boosting power supplies we successfully commissioned yesterday another EPower based 1800kVA three zone “LTC” system at one of our container glass customers. Once again the LTC concept proved to run very efficient and reliable providing the end-user a flexible and standardized high power solution. For more information please consult


About Rene

René studied electrical engineering and has been with the Invensys group for 3 years. He started his career in the paper industry as a technical assistant before he switched to the glass industry becoming an employee of Vereenigde Glasfabrieken. During his early years there, he built his broad knowledge and experience in design and development of container glass electronic quality equipment. He was involved in the implementation of the first generation PLC and DCS systems as well as electronic timing systems for IS-machines. René did several model based predictive control projects as well as being involved in object oriented engineering method developments. He became responsible for process control inside the BSN group and finally was responsible for the European plant process control and forming electronics inside the Owens-Illinois group. Today René is Invensys Operations Management global glass business technical manager focusing on process and power control solutions, energy management and MPC for both end-users as well as OEM’s and solution providers. Invensys Operations Management’s offerings are delivered under several prominent industry brands, including Avantis, Eurotherm, Foxboro, IMServ, InFusion, Skelta, SimSci-Esscor, Triconex and Wonderware. His motto is: "Innovation" is the life insurance of industry. Be conservative during the furnace campaign but be extremely innovative during builds and re-builds. SpecialtiesProcess control, furnace control, forehearth control, qualilty management systems, glass furnace boosting systems, bushing control, boosting, power control, SCR, fiber glass, float glass, container glass, MPC, fuzzy logic, poly silicon, thermocouples
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