Dow Terneuzen has become the second largest Dow production site worldwide. The employees at this location communicated via an analogue radio system. Because this system was nearing the end of its life, and the safety of its employees is a top priority, Dow Chemical went in search of a new network that was specifically designed to protect its employees.
Safe working environment
As is the case at other Dow locations, Terneuzen is an industrial environment where chemical fumes increase the risk of explosion, where there is constant noise and where the staff work in the vicinity of heavy machinery. In order to guarantee a safe working environment at these locations, the project team in Terneuzen collaborated with Motorola Solutions and its local partner Flash Private Mobile Networks. These parties worked together to install the new Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) network. This network provides reliability, safety and audio performances aimed at optimising the work processes and better protect the users.
Mission-critical communication ensured
The users can conduct direct, clear conversations on an extremely reliable network anywhere at the location, including areas where chemical fumes are present, thanks to the ATEX certificate on their radios. And because the employees can carry their radios at all times, mission-critical communication is always assured. In the unfortunate event that an incident occurs, the system provides a platform for emergency services to respond in an effective way.
This innovative and reliable method of communication helps dispatchers and managers to ensure that processes run smoothly at this busy production location and to guarantee the safety of staff. There are 114 talk groups set up on the network, so individual teams can work together in an efficient way. In addition, the availability of individual calls guarantees that the teams can work together efficiently and report to the dispatchers as soon as they have completed their tasks.
The combination of the TETRA network, the online monitoring of the system and the direct support of Flash Private Mobile Networks in the event of a problem ensures that Dow Chemical benefits from an optimised network to guarantee safe operation of the production site in Terneuzen.
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TETRA is a digital alternative for organisations with large numbers of two-way radio users and high traffic capacity. It offers four channels per frequency, so that several talk groups can communicate simultaneously.
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