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We love all things industrial automation. It’s what we do. We are a team of smart people that have made automation a passion, not just a career. When it comes to automation, you want the best team of nerds you can find, and you’ve landed on the right web site.

We provide expertly engineered automation and information solutions for industrial clients. Automation assets are just that, assets, and we work with you to understand how to maximize the value for your business through reducing total cost of ownership and integrating your automation systems into your business systems to maximize efficiency. Our team works with you to understand your big picture including your business needs, your process needs, and your particular ways of doing things, and then we work our magic to design, program, build, and commission your world class automation system.

 

Vertech is a control systems integration firm providing world class automation solutions for industrial clients.

Using standard hardware components and intuitive software design, our team of engineers and programmers designs and implements complex yet elegant control systems to automate industrial equipment, processes, and data collection and analysis. Our systems are developed using industry standard PLC and HMI/SCADA products to maximize your long term return on investment.

While we are somewhat “jacks of all trades”, the majority of our projects tend to be in the following industries: water/wastewater, alternative energy, manufacturing, mining, baggage handling, and food & beverage processing. Our industry-specific knowledge allows us to provide better, faster, and more comprehensive control system strategies for your systems.

Our Services

Industrial Control System Design and Integration

Industrial Control System Design and Integration

Using readily available off-the-shelf components and software, we design custom systems to meet the unique needs of your automation project. Our systems are developed using industry standard PLC and HMI/SCADA products to maximize the long term return on your investment. Our systems incorporate network design, PLC panel design, PLC programming, HMI/SCADA programming, control panel fabrication, commissioning, and service of your system.

Systems Upgrade and Migration

Systems Upgrade and Migration

Unfortunately most automation systems only last 15-20 years. Fortunately, our team is experienced in the unique technical and logistical challenges of a control system upgrade. Our project experience will minimize the risk to your current operations, and our industry knowledge can help you take full advantage of new technology to bring additional value to your system, not just put lipstick on a pig.

UL-508a Panel Fabrication

UL-508a Panel Fabrication

Vertech’s 8,000 square foot panel fabrication shop offers unmatched quality and competitive pricing. We are certified to provide UL-508a (industrial), UL-698a (intrinsically safe), and UL-1203 (explosion proof) panels. Our facility is capable of power testing up to 480VAC, and we can handle very large enclosures as well as the more traditional two door and smaller size cabinets.

Field Service, Support, and Troubleshooting

Field Service, Support, and Troubleshooting

Our knowledgeable and friendly team provides field service, support, and troubleshooting services 24 hours a day, year round. We troubleshoot and service control systems and the related instrumentation. We do respond to emergencies, but we’re not cheap. Most of our service clients purchase an annual support plan that reduces costs and response times.

Latest News

Getting Started with Siemens MindSphere IIOT Platform

Siemens MindSphere is a cutting edge industrial Platform as a Service (PaaS) product that takes a lot of the work out of building and deploying IIOT applications. Siemens bills MindSphere as "the cloud-based, open IoT operating system from Siemens that connects your products, plants, systems, and machines, enabling you to harness the wealth of data generated by the Internet of Things (IoT) with advanced analytics." Vertech recently became a MindSphere Solution Partner, and here are a few beginners tips our developers learned as they got started using the platform.

Cloudy with a Chance of Security

How to Securely Get Plant Data into an Azure Database Via a Site-to-Site VPN. Data that is generated and resides in the plant can be extremely useful for the continued success of the company, but it often resides in a highly protected and regulated environment. Rather than pushing the information to a database on the enterprise network, many people are moving toward cloud-based data processing and analytics for greater accessibility and expandability. So how can we get the data out of that environment securely and allow the business to start further increasing the value of that data? 

Tips for Using Python in Ignition SCADA Software

Python is a popular high-level programming language known for its readability and performance. Typically, when you code in Python, you’re using the standard Python implementation – CPython – which is simply Python written in C. When scripting in the Ignition SCADA software by Inductive Automation however, you’re actually using Jython – a flavor of Python that runs in the Java Virtual Machine. With Jython come a few tips that you should know. 

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