AES Controls has been implementing Automation and Controls projects since November 1988. The following are brief examples of project experience with some of our clients.
AES has implemented multiple projects for a major Food Manufacturer. The projects included Control Panel Design and Build, ControlLogix Programming, VFD Configuration, Servo Configuration, Wonderware System Platform Programming, InTouch Screens, Historian Programming, Info Server, Dream Reports, and Thin Manager Configuration.
- Ammonia System E-Stop & Shut Down
- Control Systems Network Drawings
- RMAU and Refrigeration Thin Clients
- Packaging Controls Design
- Material Recovery for Recycle
- Ammonia Detection
- Info Servo Implementation
- Conveyors Upgrades
- Wonderware Security
- VFD Upgrade to PF 525
- Evaporators Upgrades
- Ammonia to Glycol Monitoring
- HVAC Automation
- Cooler Surge Tank
- RMAU Heat Exchanger Controls
- Oven Conveyor Upgrade
- Refrigeration Alarms
- Wastewater Controls Upgrade
- Thin Clients Implementations
- Energy Monitoring
- Evapco Controls
- HVAC Security
- Ammonia Controls
- CIP Dream Reports
- Cable Tray Designs
- Light Curtains Implementations
Fiber Barrel Plant – Barrel Fabrication/Indexer Controls Upgrade & Safety Mats Integration
Provided Control Panels Design & Build, Controls Engineering, S7 Programming, Comfort Panel Programming, Safety Mat configuration, and Electrical Installation. Project was to automation multi-station Fiber Barrel indexing/fabrication and integrate Safety Mats and light curtains to protect operators while barrels were indexed. Implementation was for two plant locations.
Technology: Siemens S7 315, Siemens Comfort Panels, Banner Light Curtains, and Schmersal Safety Mats
Food Plant - Energy Monitoring
Upgrades to Electrical, Gas, & Water Systems for tracking Historical Data and Trending.
Operating System: Windows Server Windows 2008 incorporating Wonderware System Platform
Food Plant - CIP Upgrade Project
Provided Control Panel Design & Build, Controls Engineering, ControlLogix programming, Wonderware System Platform programming, InTouch screens, Thin Client configuration, and Historian configuration.
Technology: Wonderware System Platform, Historian, ControlLogix, Ethernet Managed Switches, DeviceNet, and Wonderware/Arista Thin Clients
Pharmaceutical Plant – Batch and Filtration System Controls
Provided Control Panels Design and Build, ControlLogix Programming, and PanelView Plus Programming. Consisted of two projects, initial installation in 2012 and expanded in 2013. Projects included Batching Tanks, Ultra Filtration, and CIP.
Technology: ControlLogix and PanelView Plus
Food Plant - Base Installation of Wonderware System Platform and Thin Clients
Provided Control Panel Design & Build, Controls Engineering, ControlLogix programming, Wonderware System Platform programming, InTouch screens, Thin Client configuration, and Historian configuration. This project was the initial implementation of System Platform at the plant.
Technology: Wonderware System Platform, Historian, ControlLogix, Ethernet Managed Switches, DeviceNet, Arista Thin Clients/Wonderware screens
Brewery – Fermentation Expansion and CIP Programming
Provided ControlLogix Programming and Siemens S7 Programming for Fermentation Tanks, CIP, and Product Tanks. Projects consisted of re-programming and interfacing existing systems with newly installed systems.
Technology: ControlLogix, SLC 5, PanelView, Siemens S7, and Citect SCADA
Chemical Plant – Resin Reactor Controls Upgrade
Provided Control Panels Design, Controls Engineering, ControlLogix Programming, & iFix consulting. Project was to create and implement new Batch Phase Logic in a ControlLogix PLC that was previous controlled by an obsolete Provox DCS system.
Technology: ControlLogix and Intellution iFix
OEM – Dust Collectors Controls
Provided Control Panel Design & Build, Controls Engineering, ControlLogix programming, and PanelView Plus programming to develop standard models and customization of standard designs of Dust Collectors that are shipped worldwide.
Technology: ControlLogix, PanelView Plus, and PowerFlex 70s
Can Manufacturing Plant – Controls Upgrade on Four Presses
Provided Control Panels Design & Build, Controls Engineering, ControlLogix Programming, PanelView Plus Programming and Electrical Installation. Projects were to upgrade obsolete controls on four progressive punch-presses for aerosol caps.
Technology: ControlLogix, PanelView Plus, and AMCI PLS module (programmable limit switch)
Food Plant – Jelly System Controls
Provided Control Panel Design and Build, Controls Engineering, ControlLogix Programming, and FactoryTalk View Programming. Project was to automate (12) Jelly Kettles, Bredo Mixers, Batch Tank, Vacuum Kettle, and Hold Tanks.
Project Technology: ControlLogix and FactoryTalk View
Food Plant – Batching Systems
Provided Control Panel Design, Controls Engineering, SLC 5 Programming, ControlLogix Programming, PanelView Plus Programming. Project was to program new Flour, Paste, and Emulsion systems and integrate with existing Batch Tanks and new Batch Tanks.
Technology: SLC 5, ControlLogix, and PanelView Plus
OEM – Servo Gantries and Robots
Provided Controls Engineering, ControlLogix Programming, PanelView Plus Programming, Kinetix Servo Programming, and Fanuc Robot Programming. Project was for Robots to load wafers into servo positioned cassettes, pick up cassettes, transfer them to an oven, transfer back to original location, and unload the wafers. System had thirteen servos and two robots.
Technology: ControlLogix, PanelView Plus, Kinetix Servos, and Fanuc Robots
Food Plant - GE9030 PLC Conversion and Engine Room Compressor Controls Upgrade
Provided Control Panel Design/Build, Controls Engineering, ControlLogix Programming, and Wonderware/Arista Thin Clients
Technology: Wonderware System Platform, Historian, ControlLogix, Ethernet Managed Switches, Arista Thin Clients/Wonderware screens
Food Plant – Homogenizers and Tank Additions
Provided Control Panel Design and Build, Controls Engineering, and ControlLogix Programming. Project was to add Homogenizers and additional Batch Tanks to an existing system and interface to a Honeywell DCS.
Ice Cream Plant – Process Batching and CIP
Provided Control Engineering, ControlLogix Programming, and PanelView Plus Programming. Consisted of two projects, initial installation in 2009 and expanded in 2014. Projects included Processing, Batching, Flavoring, and CIP.
Technology: ControlLogix and PanelView Plus
Food Plant – Recipe Management and Historical Data Collection
Provided Controls Engineering, SQL Database Programming, SLC 5 programming, and ControlLogix Programming. Project was to create a Relational Database to download Recipe batch set points and batch sequencing parameters to PLCs, collect Historical Data, and create Reports
Technology: SQL Database, SLC 5, and ControlLogix
Candy Plant – Extruder Mixer Controls Upgrade
Provided Controls Engineering, ControlLogix Programming. Project was to upgrade a PLC 5 to ControlLogix, create a new Extruder Program, and integrate new Micro Motion Flow Meters
Food Plant - Heat Recovery and Boiler High Pressure Pumps
Provide Control Panel Design and Programming to recover hot water from the Kemco systems and to improve the control of the existing Boiler High Pressure Pumps.
Technology: MicroLogix, ControlLogix, System Platform, Historian, and Wonderware/Arista Thin Clients
OEM – Glue Application and Glue Inspection for Carton Machines
Provided Controls Engineering, Siemens S7 Programming, and Siemens Comfort Panel Programming. Project was to program Glue Application programs and Glue Inspection programs on carton machines for an OEM.
Technology: Siemens S7 and Siemens Comfort Panel
Truck Plant - Thermal Oxidizer Exhaust Fan VFD
Provided Design, Configuration, Integration, and Electrical Installation of 400 HP Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 750 Variable Frequency Drive. Project was to provide turnkey replacement of an existing obsolete VFD.
Technology: PLC 5 and PowerFlex 750