Kontrol Automation is a supplier of automation and computer products and services. Kontrol is your source for Automation services including plant, process and machine automation development, PLC programming, HMI development, CAD services, process automation development, automation trouble-shooting, and project management. Kontrol services all types of industry including pulp & paper, sawmill, energy, oil refinery, food production and processing facilities, refrigeration systems, mining and ore processing, asphalt plants, and chemical manufacture. We have experience with most hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and pneumatic systems. Kontrol has recently been involved heavily in the sawmill industry and have supplied systems from tally systems to complete mill controls. Kontrol also has experience with designing refrigeration control systems and optimizing refrigeration systems for energy efficiency.
Kontrol offers instruction and programming training for your plant maintenance personnel on many PLC’s and HMI packages. Kontrol also builds and supplies CSA approved electrical enclosures and panels you will need to complete the job. Let us provide a competitive quote for your automation and control panels, from single panels to full plant needs.
A Brief Overview
Kontrol’s Automation integration products and services have evolved from in the field best practices. Producing QPS certified panels, Kontrol focuses on developing standards for automation solutions to all industry segments. All automation elements including controllers, motor control, instrumentation and interface are provided with the upmost value and reliability for your automation solution.
Having a focus on preventing downtime for your process, Kontrol has developed and retro fitted programming strategies to reduce automation systems trouble shooting and downtime. Kontrol holds regular training sessions for customer to better equip on site staff with troubleshooting skills. Coupling this with phone & on-line support, Troubleshooting and downtime are drastically reduced in your Kontrol provided automation solution.
Kontrol’s programming is not just a generation of code, but a development of a “holistic” approach to programming. In weather a PLC, PAC or DCS system, repeatable routines and functions are developed into standards to lessen the cost of implementation into your automation solution. Lines of code become functional blocks of logic, easy to implement, add and maintain, databases move across PLC, PAC, DCS and Interface with ease.
HMI Development and Integration
Utilizing the most up to date technology and communications, Kontrol produces interface solutions from standalone systems to full plant wide or multiple plant wide SCADA Solutions. Experts in adapting ISA Alarming Standards, reduction of nuisance alarms and presentation of process critical dashboards, create smoother operations, reducing downtime.
Is your plant facing “end of life” notices from your automation suppliers, Are you missing critical production data due to proprietary systems and databases? Kontrol excels in system retrofitting. Kontrol focuses on paralleling the existing system with the newest, high value system so that switch over downtime and issues are reduced. Standalone or plant wide retrofits are managed with the same planning and care to get you updated and up and running in an appropriate time frame.
Document & CAD Services
After project services such as drawing clean-up and document organization are as critical as producing a working system. In event of an issue in the production world, at minimum lack of proper historical information will cost production, in the worse case becomes a safety issue. Kontrol’s document and CAD services help ensure that the most up to date information is available at any time, for your personnel.
The success of any project is directly linked to the planning and maintenance of a project schedule. Utilizing programs such as Microsoft project and building great working relationships with field construction and installation crews is one of Kontrol’s strengths. From the initiative budget and scope development, to the hand-over stage, Kontrol offers services to bring your project home.
Industrial Communications & IT Services
Paramount to all systems today is communications. From the plant floor, with intelligent instrumentation busses to the CEO’s office with KPI driven dashboards, Kontrol can structure your facilities production network. Working with your IT department, Kontrol integrates layers of networks to optimize the transfer of system information from origin to target at the best possible speed and accuracy.