Chemical and Refining

A leading-edge offering for a future-thinking industry that combines economic efficiency and sustainability across all operations.

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At the heart of it: a central approach to all operations

Chemical and refining is rarely a small scale operation.  Typically operations are spread across a network of sites, plants, labs, and production units. enterprise:inmation securely streams real-time data from hundreds of connected interfaces into a centrally managed cluster. 

The heart of our solution empowers decision makers – whether operators, engineers, or data analysts – with a central dashboard visualizing all data within the right context.

In the spotlight: central data broker for the world largest chemical producer

Explore how system:inmation drives digital transformation:


Since becoming our first corporate enterprise:inmation client in 2016, BASF already knew what they needed. Today, BASF operates the largest inmation system, with more than 250 connectors at over 200 production facilities spread across four continents. With our software, BASF securely streams real-time data from more than one thousand connected OT and IT systems into a centrally managed cluster. Providing cleansed and contextualized data via various analytics and visualization applications, inmation’s endpoints empower decision makers and operations managers with unprecedented access to dynamic indicators on production and processes.

  • About BASF

    The BASF Group creates the chemistry of the future and empowers the success of customers around the world and in countless sectors. Six segments comprise the Group’s portfolio: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. With a sharp focus on a sustainable future, BASF combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility.

  • The inmation difference

    • Three million data streams feeding more than 15 distinct use cases.

    • A centrally managed cluster that securely streams real-time data from hundreds of connected interfaces.

    • Cleansed and contextualized data delivered to different analytics and visualization apps.

    • Centralization enables value-added use cases including global predictive maintenance, reliability centers, asset effectiveness, and augmented reality.

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  • BASF: a partner today and in the future

    We drive digital transformation with our partners, listening and responding according to each customer’s needs. A founding member of the inmation Product Advisory Board, BASF continues to be a strong influencer.

One software, many possibilities

Our solution can be flexibly adapted to the individual needs of your business – and it's also modularly scalable after implementation. That's why customers from many different industries choose us:


Free consultation: Talk with us about your company's needs

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