Markets

Markets

We have experience in most major industries, with the vast amount of our project experience coming from the mining and metals, consumer products, and pharmaceutical sectors.

Mining + Metals

Mining + Metals

Consumer Products

Consumer Products

Pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceuticals

CORE INDUSTRY PROJECT EXAMPLES

Core Industry Project Examples

  • Designed, programmed, staged, tested and commissioned control systems for iron and steel companies internationally.

  • Coal preparation conveyor control systems upgrades.

  • Coke ovens by-products control system installed to remove ammonia from flushing liquor.

  • Blast furnace control systems upgrades and replacements. PLC/DCS controls being consolidated to a single control platform using modern PLCs with HMIs.

  • Iron desulphurization control systems and optimization models. Provided Level 2 desulphurization models for several steel companies in China.

  • Hot strip mill reheat furnaces control system replacement specification.

  • Finishing mill control system upgrades(galvanizing lines, pickle lines, tinning lines, etc.)

  • Cold mill drives control system upgrades.

  • Tube mill control systems installations.

  • Water treatment facility control systems.

  • Designed, programmed, staged, tested and commissioned control systems for consumer products and packing companies internationally.

  • Conceptual design and development of the global control system architecture and programming standards for a major international consumer products company.

  • Hair care manufacturing and packaging control systems.

  • Dentifrice manufacturing and packaging control systems.

  • Stand-alone warehouse control and inventory management, with remote communications to central office.

  • PLC control systems for ordering and queuing of tasks within the warehouse, with reporting to the inventory management system.

  • PLC control systems on-board each warehouse crane, for position control of the cranes and communications with the on-board drive system, and positioning lasers.

  • Laser distance monitoring and control of the crane positioning systems, to an accuracy of +/- ½”.

  • On-board systems to verify product locations within the facility.

  • Designed, programmed, staged, and commissioned control systems for the pharmaceutical industry in Canada.

  • PLC systems designed and installed to communicate with existing closed-protocol systems, feeding the batch materials to the various production lines.

  • Batch recipe handling and continuous process control systems for tablet production.

  • Programming provided to meet 21 CFR Part 11 standards for data validation and storage. ISA standard S88 used as the basis for modular process programs.

  • In partnership with equipment supplier and process specialist to provide vision systems which monitor lot numbers, and barcode verification of pharmaceutical products, and automotive parts to different suppliers.

  • Worked with customers to determine optimum locations for sensors and lighting systems, as well as interface of vision systems data with existing control systems, to integrate into the production control system.

  • Systems installed on presses and packaging lines to verify quality data to customer’s ISO standards requirements.

EXPERIENCE WITH ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS (OEMs)

  • Siemens

  • Rockwell Automation

  • Schneider

  • ABB

  • Invensys Foxboro

  • Modicon

  • Microsoft

  • Toshiba

  • Toshiba GE

  • General Electric (GE) Fanuc

  • Borland

  • Sybase

  • TB Wood’s

  • Omron

  • Allen Bradley

  • Cleveland Motion Controls

  • Reliance Electric

  • Wonderware

  • Wonderware Southeast

  • Honeywell

  • Intellution

  • Moore

  • Sew Eurodrive

  • Citect

  • Oracle

  • Beck

  • HP Invent

  • TMEIC

  • TMEIC GE

  • Endress+Hauser

  • Teco Westinghouse

Experience with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)

  • Siemens

  • Rockwell Automation

  • Schneider

  • ABB

  • Invensys Foxboro

  • Modicon

  • Microsoft

  • Toshiba

  • Toshiba GE

  • General Electric (GE) Fanuc

  • Borland

  • Sybase

  • TB Wood’s

  • Omron

  • Allen Bradley

  • Cleveland Motion Controls

  • Reliance Electric

  • Wonderware

  • Wonderware Southeast

  • Honeywell

  • Intellution

  • Moore

  • Sew Eurodrive

  • Citect

  • Oracle

  • Beck

  • HP Invent

  • TMEIC

  • TMEIC GE

  • Endress+Hauser

  • Teco Westinghouse