Process Controls and Automation

We can match your specific equipment or process with the best automation system for your application. Whether you need to upgrade your present system to meet changing requirements, or need a fully automated system for a new process application, we have the expertise in designing and building automation systems for customers worldwide.

Batching and weighing systems applications are the foundation of our expertise; however our experience is diverse in many other facets of the process, such as automation of the pneumatic material handling systems, grinding systems, mechanical conveying equipment, truck/rail loading and unloading systems, and compaction systems.

Automated Solutions features include:

  • Dry and liquid material handling systems
  • Bulk, minor, and micro ingredient automation
  • Batching and blending automation
  • Complete plant process control systems
  • Micro and minor material weighing systems
  • Pneumatic Conveying (Pressure, Vacuum & Dilute)
  • Mechanical Conveying Systems (Augers, Drag Conveyors, Elevators…)
  • Particle Reduction Systems (Fine Grinders, Classifier Mills…)
  • Agglomeration Systems (Compaction)
  • Grinding Systems (Hammermill & Rollermill)
  • Pellet Mill Systems
  • Truck & Rail Filling & Unloading Systems
  • Tank Filling & Unloading Systems

Software

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. provides software development, configuration, and programming services in house designed by an engineering staff that has many years of hands on experience working directly with plant floor operators, maintenance, and supervisors in a variety of manufacturing disciplines and a variety of automation platforms. From large distributed control systems containing supervisory databases and ERP/MES/MOM integration to machine level HMI and PLC programming, we have the experience and expertise to address your automation programming needs. All software is developed with Ease-Of-Use at the core and real-world flexibility to adapt to quickly changing production needs and unexpected equipment situations, all of which combines to support our number one priority of keeping you informed and helping to keep your process running at its best!

Industrial Grinding System 5089By following common standards and utilizing industry accepted technologies, such as Microsoft Windows, SQL Server, Rockwell Automation FactoryTalk, Microsoft .NET technologies, and RSLogix, you can be assured that your control software will be top notch quality, dependable, and supported for many years to come.

Fine Grinder Automation 5980What’s more, since Sterling Systems & Controls follows a strict internal design and review policy as well as utilizes and maintains a high quality library of tried-and-field-tested “building blocks” of code, you can rest assured that even if your main point-of-contact engineer is not available, any one of our trained engineering staff will still be able to help at any time you need assistance. Software that is flexible, easy to use, top quality, and well supported…..that really is a perfect fit!

Pneumatic Conveying Automation 1 5746Our experience includes process control and data handling, proportional feeding, batching, blending, bulk weighing, bagging and liquid control. In addition, we offer end user and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) customers the advantage of single-source responsibility from concept through manufacturing, eliminating the high overhead costs of handling it themselves. The result is a complete system that is ready to integrate into their operation, and saves considerable time and cost in the process.

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. offers in house control panel and motor starter panel engineering and fabrication. Customized control panels designed for specific applications on a single or multiple production bases. We offer services for OEM and end users alike.