As a business with critical processes you may need to modernise your installation within very short time periods, without major alterations to the system. The biggest benefit of automation is that it saves labour; however, it is also used to save energy and materials and to improve quality, accuracy and precision.
As well as undertaking projects ourselves, we also perform consultancy for our clients and partners. AAC’s primary integration consultancy focus is on mission critical control systems and process and control systems.
Siemens AG announced the end of life for FactoryLink in 2007 and although support continued until 2012, getting any help or support for FactoryLink now is very difficult. AAC have been working with and supporting FactoryLink since 2005, and continue to provide application changes and updates as customers require them. As a specialist AAC are also well placed to provide migration services to take the legacy SCADA applications to a new modern SCADA platform.
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) is a control system architecture that uses computers, networked data communications and graphical user interfaces for high-level process supervisory management that provides centralised monitoring and control
Maintaining and upgrading legacy systems is one of the most difficult challenges industrial and manufacturing managers face today. Constant technological change often weakens the business value of legacy systems, which have been developed over the years through huge investments. Managers struggle with the problem of modernizing these systems while keeping their functionality intact.
AAC have experience in an array of different industries including;