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Hima-Sella Ltd

Carrington Field Street
Stockport
Cheshire
SK1 3JN
United Kingdom

Telephone : 0161 429 4500
Fax : +44 0161 476 3095
Email : jsmith@hima-sella.co.uk
Web : http://www.hima-sella.co.uk/


Editorial archive;

Alarm system upgrade 28/09/2015
Safety Instrumentation Systems provider Hima-Sella has received an order for the design, manufacture and installation of an upgrade to a large Norwegian oil and gas refinery’s P1 alarm system. Full Story...

Functional safety considerations on modification projects 17/03/2015
A new Emergency Shutdown system is being developed for use on a North Sea oil platform to ensure that process modifications still adhere to IEC 61508 requirements. Full Story...

New MD at Hima-Sella 27/01/2014
UK-based systems integrator, Hima-Sella has appointed John Blackwell as its new managing director. Blackwell has served as the company’s finance director for the past seven years. He takes over from Ian Wright, while also retaining his responsibility for finance and administration. Full Story...

Fire & gas detection system for the Kittiwake oil platform 21/01/2014
Hima-Sella has been awarded a contract from oilfield services provider, Petrofac, for the provision of an upgraded fire and gas detection system for the Kittiwake oil and gas platform in the North Sea. Full Story...

Increased levels of functional safety lifecycle management and support 25/09/2013
In a recently awarded contract, safety systems company Hima-Sella is to supply two dual redundant SIL3 High Integrity Pressure Protection Solutions (HIPPS), built around its Planar4 solid state logic solver, as well as independent SIL3 assessment services. Full Story...

Two-tier, fail-safe IPS 20/08/2013
Systems integration company, Hima-Sella has announced that it is set to develop and provide a two-tier, fail-safe Instrument Protection System (IPS), for use in the nuclear industry, with the primary level of protection implemented using HIMA’s Planar4 solid-state logic solver. Full Story...

Solid-state logic module approved by Sellafield Ltd 14/02/2013
Solid-state logic solver modules from Hima-Sella have secured approval from Sellafield Ltd for use in safety systems. Sellafield Ltd is the company responsible for safely delivering decommissioning, reprocessing and nuclear waste management activities on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority in the UK. Full Story...

ESD and HIPPS projects for gas applications 28/08/2012
Safety systems company Hima-Sella is providing emergency shutdown and automated overpressure protection systems for one of the UK’s most important gas fields. Full Story...

SIS replacement project at refinery 10/01/2012
An order for the end-of-life replacement of Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) within two processing units at Petroplus’ Coryton Refinery in England has been received by Hima-Sella. The facility is a fluid catalytic cracking refinery with a throughput of 220,000 barrels every day. Full Story...

Upgraded emergency shutdown systems at Lucite’s Cassel Works 04/10/2011
Hima-Sella, has started work on the upgrade of Emergency Shutdown (ESD) systems for Lucite International at its Cassel Works site in Teesside. The upgrade applies to MM7 - one of the site’s two methacrylate-based monomer plastics processing plants - and will see the gradual replacement of around 24 legacy ESD systems with a solution implemented using eight HIMA HIQuad H51q programmable electronic systems. Full Story...

Protecting remote valve stations on an ethylene pipeline 14/06/2011
Safety system integrator, Hima-Sella has provided 20 programmable electronic systems to protect valve stations along the 250km long Wilton-Grangemouth ethylene pipeline owned by SABIC UK Petrochemicals. Full Story...

GrowHow overhauls ESD at UK plant 14/05/2010
GrowHow is set to upgrade an emergency shutdown system (ESD) as its Teeside Billingham plant in the UK. The new system, a TÜV certified H51qHS solution, will be implemented by systems integrator Hima-Sella. Full Story...

DSM gets Hima safety solution 27/10/2009
DSM Nutritional Products (UK) has turned to Hima Sella for safety instrumented systems (SIS) and human machine interface (HMI) status indication matrices for its Vitamin C and Calpan production site in Ayrshire on the west coast of Scotland. Full Story...

Software Specialist Joins Hima-Sella's Expanding Transport Team 07/04/2009
Systems integration specialist Hima-Sella continues to strengthen its transport team with the appointment of skilled senior project engineer Amir Rafsha. A graduate of Coventry University, Chartered Engineer and Derbyshire resident Rafsha joins the S Full Story...

Hima-Sella in triple celebration 24/02/2009
Hima-Sella celebrated its 35th birthday, announcing two contracts worth millions of pounds. The safety, control and automation specialist says it is defying the global economic downturn. Full Story...

Nonstop safety 07/07/2008
In large process control applications, safety systems must maintain a difficult balance between two completely contrasting requirements: safety and availability of the plant. Full Story...

Safety Spotlight 01/02/2008
Urenco Capenhurst has appointed a safety engineering specialist to design, manufacture, inspect, test and install control system panels at its Chester facility. Full Story...