Awarded the Chemical Engineering and Power Engineering magazine s Game Changer Innovation Award in 2020, Eastman's SEIGA (Seamless EPCOM Integrated Global Access) program utilizes breakthrough technology and leverages system integration to provide advanced Engineering, Procurement, Construction, with Operations and Maintenance solutions in alignment with Eastman s corporate specialty materials innovation strategy. The journey of SEIGA started several years ago focused on Engineering datasheets and continues to mature not only as Eastman's digital transformation of Engineering design but the entire Engineering, Procurement and Construction process for an asset as well as integrating into the Operations and Maintenance systems for the life of the asset. This session will outline Eastman's successes and preview future opportunities.
Keith Parker is the SEIGA Design Manager at Eastman where he leads Engineering design digital transformation within Worldwide Engineering and Construction. He has been at Eastman since 2005 and has held various leadership roles and responsibilities supporting Information Technology, Logistics & Order Management, and Corporate Technology before his current role in Engineering. Keith is a proud Virginia Tech Hokie having earned both bachelor s and master s degrees in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.