Year: 2019

SCADA Basics: Cellular vs. Radio?

[vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1648565144628{margin-bottom: -130px !important;}”]So, you need a SCADA system. Or perhaps you have an unreliable system that’s in need of an upgrade. Maybe you’re just curious about what’s out there. Whatever brings you to this post, if you’re thinking through a SCADA system, few decisions you make will be more important than the telemetry communication…
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SCADA Basics: What are SCADA and Telemetry?

How do you manage a network of remote substations without letting the cost sink you? This was the question that faced power and natural gas companies in the early 1900s. The eventual solution to this problem created the foundation for automation as we know it: SCADA. SCADA stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. At…
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What Not To Do

By Greg Graves In my role, I get to talk to customers about what went well on projects and what could have been done better. In most of these conversations, I’m trying to figure out what we did that created the result, whether good or bad. Recently, one of our new customers explained to me…
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Do You Need PLC Redundancy?

Recently, we worked with a client suffering from substantial downtime issues primarily due to I/O failures. They had a redundant PLC system, and though it hadn’t malfunctioned, it was at end-of-life, so they contracted us to modernize their entire plant. As part of that process, they asked whether they should continue to use a redundant PLC…
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How Do You Talk About Your Company?

By Greg Graves, VP of Sales and Marketing   Did you know that Kodak invented the digital camera in 1975? By 1989, they’d created the first DSLR camera. However, they refused to sell it because they were afraid it would cannibalize their film business. The problem is that Kodak fundamentally misunderstood the value they provided…
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Hire the Passionate Person

By Greg Graves, VP of Sales and Marketing   I started to call this post, “Leelon Loves Wastewater”, but that wasn’t quite it. I changed it to “Leelon Loves the Wastewater Industry”, but that didn’t sit right either. The truth is, Leelon Scott loves people who happen to work in the wastewater industry. Colin Powell…
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Lakeland Job Fair – June 18th, 2019

Looking for a chance to advance your career? Revere is excited to announce a chance to do just that at our job fair in Lakeland, Florida! When: June 18th, 1:00pm until 8:00pm Where: Revere Control Systems 3810 Drane Field Road, Suite 7 Lakeland, FL 33811 Positions available: Engineering Manager Project Engineer II Project Engineer III…
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“Creative” Control Solutions: Slam Dunk or Risky Scheme?

One of the things we love at Revere is having the chance to come up with creative solutions for our customers. Unfortunately, when it comes to automation and control systems integration, some people view creative solutions as a “risky scheme”. This feeling is understandable, because above all else, a business needs their equipment up and…
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Wood Products Statement of Qualifications

Revere’s wood products industry experience spans decades, and we’ve created and implemented control systems throughout the Southeast. Industry-specific services for wood products enterprises include Design-Build capabilities for custom equipment, process automation systems, and engineering solutions for superior efficiency and operational optimization. The Revere team has decades of experience working in every aspect of free sheet…
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Power Generation Statement of Qualifications

The power generation industry is dynamic and will continue to evolve as more and more renewable energy projects come online. Revere has a long history of engagement on the traditional power station market. In recent years, Revere has become more engaged in renewable energy segments and is well-positioned to support clients in the ever-evolving Power…
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Oil and Gas Statement of Qualifications

Services provided to the hydrocarbon production, processing, storage and transportation industries account for a significant percentage of Revere’s business each year. Oil and gas production and processing have been a foundational part of our business for many years. Refining and petrochemical manufacturing facilities typically require the integration of many technologies to provide efficient and effective…
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Mining and Specialty Minerals Statement of Qualifications

Our mining and quarrying industry experience spans decades, and we’ve created and implemented worldwide control systems. Industry-specific services for mining and mineral processing enterprises include design-build capabilities for custom equipment, process automation systems, and engineering solutions for superior efficiency and operational optimization. We also offer FEED+© studies that incorporate the needs of both design and…
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