Our vast collective knowledge and experience as system integrators in the Siemens automation field is often called upon to help our customers from the concept stage of their projects. This includes electrical design, mechanical machine design, plant topology planning, optimum PLC and drives hardware and software platforms for the application and issues like serviceability of the final solution.
Proper planning and the input of the right information at the right time can save large amounts of capital expenditure at the implementation stage or save future costs of a system that could have given higher performance or better reliability and serviceability.
We are called upon to consult to and on behalf of Siemens automation and drives, particularly in the OEM market or on projects where standard solutions fall short of the customer’s requirement on a technical or cost basis.
Analyzing systems that are unreliable or deliver low performance and advising on how to improve them is one of our strengths. In house expertise can advise on issues like electrical supply, motors and drives, PLC’s, SCADA, networking and software.
Our expertise in the upgrading of redundant control systems, HMI’s and variable speed drives (including servo drive systems) has come from hundreds of upgrade projects. Simatic S5 PLC systems can often be upgraded to Simatic S7 PLC with a minimum of down time or cost.
Several innovation awards from Siemens are testimony to our unique approach to a solution. High performance does not always have to mean high cost equipment. Sometimes just knowing the equipment well and understanding its full capabilities and restrictions means you will confidently use it for a task where others will not be sure and specify more expensive or more complex equipment.
Contact us early in your planning and let us be part of your team from day 1 or call us to consult on how to improve your existing systems.