A Courier loading a PLC Control Panel ready for shipping

PLC Control Panel Shipping & Transportation pre Covid-19

Here’s a quick look back at a PLC Control Panel we shipped to a customer before the arrival of Covid-19. However we continue to design, manufacture and ship panels as required during the Coronavirus pandemic. Although it seems a world away now, certainly before face coverings, masks, frantic hand sanitising and the social distancing we’ve… Read more »

Liquid Filling Machine

Liquid Filling Machine PLC Software Design

We’ve recently provided the necessary Siemens PLC Software Design for a Liquid Filling Machine that’s now up and running in a large European Brewery. The Liquid Filling Machine Control System included an Ethernet Enabled Siemens S7-1200 PLC and associated IO Modules. The filling machine manufacturer required our assistance with the PLC Software Design based on… Read more »

An Automation IoT System for a HMI using an iPhone and iPad

Automation IoT and why you should embrace it!

Automation IoT is here to stay and offers huge advantages to companies who embrace it. IoT or Internet of Things is no longer just a fancy buzzword being banded about by the uber cool startups of Silicon Valley, but a fundamental revolution that’s taking place all around us. In essence it’s about connecting technology and… Read more »

A Siemens LOGO 6ED1 052-1MD00-0BA8 Controller

From Drilling for Oil to Wind Turbines

I recently blogged about a project we’ve been involved with in the Oil Industry. This was the PLC Upgrade of a Top Drive Control System used on an inland Oil Drilling Rig, which turned out to be not only of huge benefit to our customer but a truly wonderful experience for us, despite the challenging… Read more »

A Control Panel Legend plate that we recently supplied with a Controls Panel

Flow Loop Control System

A major global company in the Oil and Gas industry approached Acquire Control to provide a complete Control System for a new prototype system which they had developed, and naturally we were more than happy to help. The prototype ‘Flow Loop System’ has all it’s mechanical aspects firmly in hand, however the customer required a complete… Read more »


Cradle Maintenance Schneider PLC Support

A spot of Schneider PLC support ensured Acquire Control reached new heights in the services that we offer, literally. A troublesome cradle needed some TLC and as always we were keen to help. These cradles are used by window cleaners and building maintenance crews to service tall buildings such as office block, apartments and major city landmarks where… Read more »