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…

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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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