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PLC Control Panel Shipping & Transportation pre Covid-19

A Courier loading a PLC Control Panel ready for shipping

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 »

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 »

From Drilling for Oil to Wind Turbines

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

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 »

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 »

Twit twoo! We’re now on Twitter!

We’re now on Twitter! You can now keep further up to date with the goings on at Acquire Control by visiting us on Twitter. You can find our page at We’re really looking forward to engaging and connecting with users on this exciting platform. As well as Control Systems we’ll also be focusing on… Read more »

We’re now on Facebook!

We’ve finally done it and are going social! Acquire Control now has a Facebook page where you can also keep up to date with what we’ve been up to. Please feel free to drop by and ‘like us’ if you get chance! Cheers! You can find our page at

Merry Christmas Everybody and Happy New Year 2013

Just a quick message wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year for 2013. We’d especially like to say a big thank you once again to all of our customers who kindly accepted our help throughout 2012, we are truly grateful for the opportunity of working with you and look forward very much… Read more »