Automation System Design & Engineering
Effectively automating production processes can help companies save money by reducing labor and minimizing human error. Whether you are looking to automate a single process or an entire facility network, Gettle offers comprehensive automation system design and engineering for manufacturing and industrial companies of all sizes.
Gettle’s automation group provides the efficiencies of a single source of contact able to deliver automation and motion control solutions from start to finish, from initial concept through hardware and software design, to installation, programming, training and documentation.
- Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
Where interaction between humans and equipment occurs. The goal of this interaction is effective operation and control of the equipment on the user’s end, and feedback from the equipment, which aids the operator in making operational decisions.
- Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
A digital computer, programmed in ladder-style logic, used for automation of the electromechanical processes, such as the control of machinery found on a factory assembly line, equipment used in mines, amusement rides, traffic signaling, and lighting. Every day items controlled to simplify our daily lives.
Highly-trained individuals that utilize application software allowing the entry and editing of the ladder-style logic used for PLC’s. Generally the software provides functions for debugging and troubleshooting the PLC software.
- Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
Dedicated systems used to control manufacturing processes that are continuous or batch-oriented, such as food and beverage manufacturing, cement production, and papermaking.
- Industrial Control System (ICS)
Computer-controlled systems that monitor and control industrial processes.
- Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Large scale processes that can include multiple sites.
Gettle’s team of experienced engineers and system integrators use the latest technology in hardware and software platforms to deliver efficient automation solutions. Our in-house UL-listed panel fabrication shop provides complete panel fabrication services including custom I.D. engraving for all of our client’s labeling needs. Our multi-faceted capabilities and in-house datacom and electrical expertise ensure seamless integration across your company’s existing framework.
System Monitoring and Remote Diagnostics
When it comes to your company’s efficiency, knowledge is power. Identifying production gaps and collecting plant data are crucial to minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity. Gettle offers clients the latest technologies in remote system monitoring, diagnostics and data collection that provide real-time information that is crucial in detecting plant variances and avoiding costly downtime.
Gettle offers detailed coordination and ArcFlash studies that serve as the foundation to develop solutions that will most effectively address a client’s needs. We also provide a variety of preventative maintenance and cleaning services to ensure your systems are operating at peak performance.
24-Hour Service & Support
Gettle’s automation team understands that manufacturing is a round the clock process that requires immediate response. We offer 24-hour service support to help minimize costly production downtime.
Gettle is committed to ensuring a safe working environment for our team and clients. All Gettle team members participate in comprehensive company-wide educational safety programs and have experience working with a variety of on-site customer-specific training and safety programs.
Contact Gettle today to discuss your project needs and how automation and data collection systems can help improve your company’s bottom line.