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Bilfinger Digital Next increases plant efficiency with TrendMiner analysis software

  • Powerful tool for optimizing plant performance now available for Bilfinger customers
  • Integration into digital platform Bilfinger Connected Asset Performance (BCAP)

With Bilfinger Connected Asset Performance (BCAP), Bilfinger Digital Next offers operators of industrial plants a modular digitization solution. At its core is a cloud-based platform on which all data from the areas of engineering, operation and maintenance of a plant is brought together.

Bilfinger Digital Next now also makes the TrendMiner software available in the BCAP Solution Store. Its diverse functionalities for analyzing data can be fully used in the BCAP environment and combined with other modules.


„By integrating TrendMiner into BCAP, we are providing our customers with a powerful tool for intuitive data analysis.“

Franz Braun, Managing Director of Bilfinger Digital Next GmbH and Chief Digital Officer at Bilfinger.

BCAP self-service analytics powered by TrendMiner is an advanced yet easy to use data analytics solution for all workforce dealing with operation, processes and plants. BCAP integrates all different data sources and allows for advanced analytics, automatic monitoring and alarms of critical plant conditions by TrendMiner. The advanced analytics provide intuitive functionalities such as similarity search, “golden batch” analysis, anomalies detection and so on. Overall, the software supports the operators to reveal potentials for increasing the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) of plants, reducing energy consumption and forecasting necessary maintenance measures.

„The integration of TrendMiner and BCAP provides end users the remote monitoring they need with self-service industrial analytics that will help them run their production lines more efficiently“

Niels Verheijen, SVP Sales at TrendMiner

TrendMiner also allows analyses to be performed quickly and easily to support the development of data models to increase productivity and optimize operating costs. These models are developed by Bilfinger Digital Next's specialists using special tools and are made available via the BCAP Solution Store. Additional functions in conjunction with other BCAP solutions are also possible, such as the integration of virtual sensors.

About TrendMiner

TrendMiner, a Software AG company and part of the IoT & Analytics division, delivers self-service data analytics to optimize process performance in industries such as chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, metals & mining and other process manufacturing industries. TrendMiner software is based on a high-performance analytics engine for time-series data that allows users to question data directly, without the support of data scientists. The plug-and-play software adds immediate value upon deployment, eliminating the need for infrastructure investment and long implementation projects. Search, diagnostic and predictive capabilities enable users to speed up root cause analysis, define optimal processes and configure early warnings to monitor production. TrendMiner software also helps team members to capture feedback and leverage knowledge across teams and sites. In addition, TrendMiner offers standard integrations with a wide range of historians such as OSIsoft PI, Yokogawa Exaquantum, AspenTech IP.21, Honeywell PHD, GE Proficy Historian and Wonderware InSQL.


Founded in 2008 and now part of Software AG, TrendMiner’s global headquarters is located in Belgium, and has offices in the U.S., Germany, Spain and the Netherlands.