Op-tec has, and always will be, an independent service supplier. Meaning we will always select the most appropriate technology based on your criteria for success, be that: cost, performance, reliability, or ease of integration.
In the course of working with suppliers, we endeavour to develop strong, lasting relationships. This benefits our customers, who rely on us to support their installations and recommend the best solutions - only possible with our established links to product manufacturers.
Earlier this year Robosoft become our latest collaborative partner. Robosoft's philosophy as well as it's data acquisition, reporting and mobile SCADA products fit well with Op-tec's outlook and expertise. Together Robosoft and Op-tec are able to provide a comprehensive solution for data collection, archive, analysis and visualisation which can be truly customised to your needs.
We can assist you in developing your strategy for embracing the opportunities Industry 4.0 provides:
- Asset optimisation
- Wireless communication and networks
- Deployment of intelligent robots and machines
- 'Big data' analysis
Robosoft is a solution partner that develops custom reporting and SCADA applications. The SCADA solutions developed by Robosoft, are compatible with a variety of systems, including web, mobile OS, and Windows.
Focusing on automation and digitalization since 2009, Robosoft serves many companies. The company serves to become one of the leading IT companies by providing efficiency reporting and data analysis support in the production of energy efficient and resource-saving technologies. Robosoft provides many activities such as reporting, productivity, MES, ERP projects and remote monitoring in many sectors including Energy (Wind, Hydro, Solar, Biomass, Petroleum etc.), production, food and beverage sectors.
- Cihan Arpa, Director
- Robosoft Control (UK)
- 86-90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE
- 07518 899741
If it ain't broke don't fix it?
Recently, a PLC controlled heating system failed, product went over temperature resulting in substantial consequential losses.
An engineer dispatched to deal with the problem found that the CPU was not reading inputs, and replaced the input module to no effect....
Management of Legacy Controls and Automation
In his first post for us, Peter lays out why you should actively manage legacy control and automation systems. We so often see systems which have not been updated to reflect the current plant configuration, hindering efficient operation. Targeted small, low-cost actions can bring significant improvements.
IIoT and Industry 4.0 Explained
Recently, I spoke to the Food and Drink Engineering & Processing Summit, at Ricoh Arena, Coventry. I wanted to explain in simple language the meaning of these terms, and suggest an approach to projects which intend to leverage the technologies. Below is the gist of what I said....
Op-tec's main office has moved to Stockport
We've moved! Things were getting a little tight where we were, and with customers throughout the UK locating ourselves more centrally makes sense as we continue to grow. Our new home is Broadstone Mill in Reddish, Stockport. More specifically, the Stockport Business & Innovation Centre (SBIC), located on the 3rd floor of this imposing landmark....
Different control system types
We often get asked the difference between DCS and PLC/SCADA-based systems, and where PACs come in to it. So here's an attempt to clear things up.
Op-tec achieves ISO 9001:2015 certification
After many years of operating with a compliant Quality Management System, we have now committed to regular external audits against the latest standard. This gives our customers and partners further reassurance that when they work with Op-tec they work with a company focused on delivering excellence through continuous improvement....
Time to upgrade?
We all have a favourite t-shirt, sweater, pair of jeans or trainers that have stood the test of time - in our own eyes at least. Comfortable, dependable and reliable, we only feel compelled to replace these items when they finally fall apart in the wash, or someone close to us takes drastic action and disposes of them on our behalf....