Professional Service Contract With City of Auburn

Late last month, the City of Auburn issued a resolution authorizing a SCADA professional service agreement with Revere Control Systems for ongoing support, including emergency callout services, on control system equipment at the H.C. Morgan Water Pollution Control Facility, as well as for other instrumentation and equipment needed within the wastewater treatment and collection system…

Water-Energy Co-dependence

It takes water, lots of it, to produce energy, regardless of the process. A thermoelectric plant consumes 400 gallons or more per megawatt; producing a gallon of oil or gas uses 1.5 gallons of water. Biofuels are even more demanding, requiring 4 gallons to process a gallon of fuel; oil shale needs 2 to 3…

Revere Named Information Solution Provider by Rockwell

Revere is officially a Member of Rockwell Automation’s FactoryTalk Information Solution Provider program. This program connects manufacturers with specialists who, using their significant and relevant industry and process knowledge, can apply a family of software tools to generate operational returns and help them integrate their manufacturing and enterprise information. FactoryTalk includes a suite of products made…

Smarter Conveying System

We recently completed a control system that improves the conveying process at a regional distribution center for a major supplier of industrial parts for maintenance, repair, and operational replacement. The original system had one conveyor moving parts to a manual sorting process prior to shipping. Each sorting employee wore a wrist-mounted scanner which would inform…

Legacy Control Systems LinkedIn Group Formed

End users of industrial legacy control systems now have a LinkedIn group to turn to for help. The LinkedIn group site (Legacy Control System Strategies) allows individuals responsible for maintaining, upgrading, or replacing older DCS and PLC systems a place to go for discussions and to ask questions. According to John Forlini, group administrator, “There…

Network Security

Automation World article on network security reminds us that control system network security is a situation end users should be keenly aware of. Revere offers IT services that include network security analysis and network performance optimization. Click here for more information about our IT Services.