You are currently viewing: News



13-09-2017

Neste Jacobs launches its first digital operator training game

Technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs releases the first new generation digital game called NAPCON Games Distiller. It is developed for operator training and operator testing purposes for the process industry and training institutes, and is available now for licensing.

NAPCON Games Distiller can be combined with the traditional operator training methods to maximize benefits and improve operator training. With the game, operators are able to learn new or enhance their existing skills in industrial distillation process. The learning is interactive, engaging and fun. The game comes with a vast variety of different game elements that enable learning to take place immediately and effectively. Sophisticated scoring systems and constant feedback enables the operators to track their progress and study their areas of improvement.

Modular architecture allows setting up an optimal training path with a series of tasks varying difficulty and scope. This enables operators of all levels to have challenging training sessions. NAPCON Games Distiller offers a safe and meaningful way to train operators cost-effectively with realistic phenomena. The game makes it possible to learn independently anywhere and anytime. The requirements for playing are a game license, a computer, and internet connection guaranteeing easy access to the training material.

"We have piloted NAPCON Games Distiller with our largest customers and we have received excellent results. According to these results, 100% of the respondents stated that the learning experience was fun and suitable for their training needs. 75% stated that the gamified training solution decreased their learning time and the learning experience was very or extremely interactive. Furthermore, 88% of the respondents would like to use NAPCON Games Distiller in their future training", says Mika Neffling, Sales Manager, NAPCON Games at Neste Jacobs.

"Based on the promising feedback and discussions with our current and potential new customers, we are convinced that gamified solutions respond well into the needs of process industry training. NAPCON Games product portfolio is the answer for changing training needs. It offers a new, exciting and efficient way of training to complement traditional training methods in addition to full-scale training simulators. The first customers who have started using game licenses for their operator training include for example Neste Corporation and operator training organizations Edupoli and Sentria. Overall the gamified training has been well received and is awaited addition to our training solutions", tells Jyri Lindholm, Head of Product Management, NAPCON at Neste Jacobs.

Sponsor : 

Other News Items

Seminar | Graham Corporation VacAdemics Seminar in New Delhi

Graham Corporation will be holding their popular VacAdemics Seminar in New Delhi on 26 September 2018, the day after Refining India’s 2018 Conference. About ...

21-09-2018

Successful start-up of methanol plant using MegaMax® 800 catalyst from Clariant

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the successful start-up of its MegaMax 800 methanol synthesis catalyst at China National Offshore Oil ...

21-09-2018

Agreement for petrochemical industrial zone in Turkey

Rönesans Holding has signed a framework cooperation agreement with the Netherlands-based Port of Rotterdam for the Ceyhan Mega Petrochemical Industrial Zone in Turkey. Rönesans ...

19-09-2018

Samsung awards Mammoet new contracts for petrochemical sites

Mammoet is pleased to announce two new contracts with Samsung Engineering (Thailand) Co Ltd to provide transport and heavy lift works as part of two petrochemical projects ...

18-09-2018

Metso celebrates its 150th anniversary

In 2018, Metso celebrates its 150th anniversary. The story of Metso started in 1868 as a local ironworks, and is linked to the development of urban environments and the ...

18-09-2018

Graham Corporation awarded three orders

Graham Corporation, a global business that designs, manufactures and sells critical equipment for the oil refining, petrochemical, power and defense industries, today ...

18-09-2018

CVR refining announces intent to sell Cushing tank farm assets

CVR Refining, LP, a refiner and marketer of petroleum fuels, today announced that it intends to sell its Cushing, Oklahoma, crude oil tank farm and currently is entertaining ...

17-09-2018

Chart receives brazed aluminum plate fin heat exchanger order from Babcock

Chart has been awarded a contract by Babcock to provide brazed aluminum plate fin heat exchangers (BAHX) for its patent-pending ecoSMRT® LNG reliquefaction system ...

17-09-2018

Wison Engineering and Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat to collaborate

Wison Engineering Services Co. Ltd. recently announced that its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Wison Engineering Ltd. entered into a memorandum with Gazprom neftekhim ...

17-09-2018

Ergon BioFuels plans to close ethanol plant

Ergon BioFuels, LLC, a subsidiary of Ergon, Inc., has announced plans to close its ethanol plant in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in December 2018. The 56.5 million gallon ...

14-09-2018