Alba selects EtaPRO to use Digital Industry 4.0 and AI

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Manama, Apr. 12 (BNA): Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), the world’s largest Aluminium smelter ex-China, has selected EtaPRO LLC. to accelerate its Digital Transformation and to improve the thermal performance of its power stations. 

The EtaPRO© system will provide a plant performance digital dashboard and measure plant degradation by using digital Industry 4.0 and artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance Alba’s asset reliability.


“We believe that Digital Transformation is a discipline rather than a project. As part of our Industry 4.0 revolution, we identified the need to have an online Performance Management System (PMS), based on an industry-leading digital solution utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI), which would provide us with the flexibility to host the PMS in the cloud,”

Alba’s Chief Executive Officer Ali Al Baqali said.

“We are excited to partner with EtaPRO LLC as we carve our way to meet our Company’s objectives in terms of efficiency and optimisation.”


"Digital Transformation, coupled with process knowledge, enables organizations to innovate new ways to manage and transform their business.  As a market leader in Asset Performance and Condition Monitoring technology with three decades of global experience, EtaPRO is pleased to support Alba and the Kingdom of Bahrain in reaching their ambitious Industry 4.0 goals,” EtaPRO Chief Operating Officer Richard DesJardins said.