Control Systems



Interstates Control Systems offers the following programming services:

  • PLC Programming
  • Human Machine Interface
  • Distributed Control System
  • Custom Programming
  • Database Programming

PLC Programming

Interstates will customize a solution to meet your automation needs. Our experienced engineers and technicians work with you to incorporate the latest technology in your plant control system.

Our staff works with your team to determine the unique characteristics of how your discrete or process control system needs to function and will incorporate those ideas into the overall control system design.

Whether you wish to retain familiarity with your existing control system or start over with something new, Interstates is ready to meet the challenge!

  • Interstates PLC Hardware Expertise Includes
    • Allen Bradley ControlLogix, PLC 5, SLC, MicroLogix, CompactLogix
    • Modicon Quantum and Premium lines
    • Siemens S5, S7
    • GE 90/30, 90/70
    • And more…
  • System Design and Implementation
  • System Checkout, Commissioning, and Startup
  • Process Optimization
  • PID Loop Tuning

Human Machine Interface

A simple to operate, reliable Human-Machine Interface (HMI) is a must for every control system. Our software experts will use today’s latest HMI packages to design the interface that is right for you.

From easy-to-understand graphics to advanced features such as data logging and trending, batching, and production reporting, Interstates will provide a control system that will make your plant a pleasure to operate.

Interstates Control Systems has a wide variety of expertise in all the major brands of HMI software used in the marketplace today.

As we work to understand your needs, Interstates will do what is needed to ensure you get the best control system solution to fit your needs.

  • Interstates Software Expertise Includes
    • Rockwell Software RSView32, RSView SE, RSView ME
    • Intellution iFix, Fix32
    • Invensys Wonderware In-Touch, System Platform
    • Siemens FactoryLink
    • Allen Bradley ControlView
    • Allen Bradley PanelView
    • Siemens WinCC
    • GE Cimplicity
    • And more…
  • Realistic Plant Views
  • Highly Functional Design
  • Intuitive Screen Navigation
  • Application of Alarm Mitigation Techniques to Provide Operators with Actionable Alarms

Distributed Control System (DCS)

Some clients need distributed control for their process control system.

Interstates offers a DCS solution using an Emerson DeltaV digital automation system. This is well suited to both process and discrete manufacturing environments, offering seamless integration for applications of any size.

The system features easy-to-use graphics as well as advanced features including data logging, trending, and special reporting features.

Your DCS system will bring you the best of both worlds and allow the needed flexibility.

Our software experts can help you determine if this system is right for your needs.

  • Hardware / Software Platform Expertise
    • Rockwell Software Process Logix
    • DeltaV
  • System Design and Implementation
  • System Checkout, Commissioning, and Start-up
  • Process Optimization
  • Historical Data Presentation and Reporting

Custom Programming

Interstates Control Systems provides a variety of custom integration choices with development ranging from Microsoft Visual Basic to Microsoft C#.Net.

Our software development team can build custom interfaces with unique pieces of hardware as well as build custom connectors to data in other parts of your operation.

We have the ability to move data to and from any number of formats using industry standard protocols.

Our in-depth knowledge of OPC and OLEDB allows us to utilize a wide variety of data collection and data storage devices, including integration with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

  • Programming and Design
    • Custom Code Development
      • ActiveX & COM
      • OLEDB
      • OPC
    • System Integration
    • Custom Device Driver Development
  • Employee Training
    • Software Application Training
  • Technical Support
    • In-house Troubleshooting Hardware Repair and Maintenance