aeShield Harnesses the Power of aeSolutions’ Patented “Real World Model”

Greenville, South Carolina, USA – aeSolutions, a complete supplier of process safety engineering and automation solutions committed to continuously improving the process safety performance of industry, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued US Patent 8,521,676 for the Real World Model, the cornerstone of aeShield, their safety lifecycle management system. This enterprise software supports companies in achieving process safety goals, implementing industry safety standards, and ensuring consistent data collection in compliance with ISA 84.00.01/IEC 61511 and the related requirements of OSHA 1910.119.

“Our patented solution helps our customers do more with less. Having a database drive the requirements of ISA84 enables dot connecting between assessing risk, designing and documenting safety systems, and functional test planning during operations. aeShield represents the single source of truth for protecting our customers’ facilities,” stated Mike Scott, Executive Vice President of Process Safety. “aeShield perfectly aligns with our company’s vision to be recognized and preferred by industry for our process safety engineering and automation solutions.”

A key benefit of the patented Real World Model-based software is prevention of loss of containment events which could lead to explosions and environmental spills and emissions by optimizing the design and integrity of safety instrumented systems. The completion of the design results in a Safety Requirements Specification document used for construction, automation, and implementation. aeShield’s core functionalities such as Management of Change (MOC) and customizable user permissions provide the necessary mechanisms to manage the safety lifecycle through project execution and beyond.

About aeSolutions

In business since 1998, aeSolutions is a complete supplier of performance-based process safety engineering and automation solutions. To fulfill our mission of continuously improving the safety performance of the process industry, we utilize proven processes to help ensure consistent project execution and help customers optimize production, quality, and safety. We are committed to providing engineering services that enable our clients to sustainably own, operate, and maintain their process facilities.

aeSolutions Patent for Real World Model (pdf)