With aging comes the issue of obsolescence, threat of new technologies, and consistency of unit operation within facilities. To alleviate this situation, MECO offers upgrades to control systems and distillers to alleviate obsolescence, upgrade technology to today’s standards, or increase compatibility with plant-wide DCS systems.
Extended Equipment Life
Extend the serviceable life of equipment control systems.
Improved Plant Operation
Improve plant through enhanced operating control, higher equipment reliability, and reduced maintenance.
Meet higher quality assurance and validation standards.
With decades of experience and thousands of control systems in service today, MECO continues to provide excellent customer support for legacy control systems. As technology advances, HMI systems, industrial automation hardware, and software meet their end-of-life. MECO’s Automation Group is in a unique position to provide cost-effective upgrade options, minimize downtime, and extend the life of existing MECO equipment control systems.
MECO’s Automation, E&I, and Field Service Groups offer cost-effective upgrade options for Rockwell Automation and Siemens control systems. System upgrade services typically include the following:
New control panel drawings, MCC drawings, and updates
PLC Program conversions
HMI Program conversions
Industrial communication network upgrades and consulting
Instrumentation upgrades and consulting
Turnkey upgrades or coordination with local contractors for removal and installation.
MECO Automation Group offers consulting and system integration services for PLC-based control systems, SCADA Systems, and analytical instrumentation.
Our system integration services typically include the following:
Control System communication networks
Multi-Vendor control system interfaces and protocol conversions
Automation solutions implementation
SCADA and HMI System Virtualization
MECO’s Automation Group currently offers SCADA system packages using the latest Rockwell Automation or Siemens software and hardware platforms. Our systems are designed to integrate PLC’s, OIT’s, various process and analytical instrumentation as well as 3rd party control system devices, RTU’s, and more.
These systems typically include the following subsystems and are tailored to our client’s needs.
Human-Machine Interface (HMI) for process monitoring and controls
Supervisory system for acquiring data on the process and sending commands
PLC’s, RTU’s, various smart control system devices
Process Historian such as OSI PI, FactoryTalk Historian, and others
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