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Liquid Filling Machine PLC Software Design

Liquid Filling Machine

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 »

Automation IoT and why you should embrace it!

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

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 »

PLC Upgrade of Top Drive Controls System

An onshore Oil Drilling Rig

Here is a case study following a PLC Upgrade project we completed for an Onshore Oil Drilling Rig Operator whereby we completely removed and then upgraded the existing Control System of the Top Drive. A major operator of onshore Oil Drilling Platforms had a troublesome Control system on an existing Drilling Rig. Following further investigation… Read more »

Flow Loop Control System

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

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 »

Eurotherm Drives Support for Extrusion Machine


We’ve recently helped a midlands recycling company with a plastic extrusion machine which had stopped working. The fault though was thought to be with the on board Eurotherm 590 Series Analog Drive, so we were called to investigate and provide some Eurotherm Drives support. Looking through the electrical drawing and going through the machines ‘start… Read more »

It’s our 10th Birthday!

our certificate from companies house

Wow, where did the last 10 years go? It’s our 10th Birthday! The old cliché of ‘time flies when you’re having fun’ has never been more true. Today marks the 10th Anniversary of Acquire Control and we’d like to say a huge big thank you to everyone we’ve worked with over the years – your… Read more »