Def: Automation

the use of largely automatic equipment in a system of manufacturing or other production process.

We offer varying degrees of automation that meet our customers needs and budgets. We work closely with all our Customers to ensure that their particular automation goals are met. We strive to provide cost-effective automation solutions that also meet our Customers budgets.

LEVEL I – Basic Control
Level I automation includes basic PLC control featuring Automation Direct PLC’s, Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMI). Basic control is provided that senses part presence and initiates the loading sequence into your process cell. Conversely, parts are sensed exiting your process cell and are provided to the next operation or accumulated for bundling.
LEVEL II – Intermediate Control
Level II automation features a significant upgrade to Level I control featuring Allen-Bradley PLC’s, VFD’s and HMI’s. Additionally, Level II adds recipe control and PID loops for accurate positioning control.
LEVEL III – Advanced Control
Level III automation is our most advanced solution for your process. Featuring not only upgraded Allen-Bradley PLC’s and VFD’s but also Allen-Bradley servo motors for extremely accurate positioning. In addition, Level III automation provides a substantial hardware platform for our Advanced Technology solution.