Compliant Automation

SL Controls are specialists in the development, programming and validation of Automation solutions.  Our Software Engineers have the ability to provide solutions across all industrial platforms, both mainstream and bespoke.  Our Engineers, through a structured and proven approach, conceive and develop ‘Automation Solutions’ specific to each client’s needs.

Our scope of work comprises:

Line Clearance

Our Line Clearance and Batch Execution Systems are designed to provide a secure, auditable and rapid changeover between products on integrated equipment. We manage the interactions in partnership with the user by:

Creating line clearance interlocks and product changeover controls for batch management.
Interacting with and controlling all printer details, vision verification systems, Batch parameters and machine recipe changeovers
Performing all data logging from the line for process parameters and OEE calculations.

Our Systems are fully integrated into the site Enterprise Resource Planning ends of production and are 21 CFR Part 11 compliant.

Machine Procurement Services

We provide vendor independent support to clients to ensure they acquire the right technology for their manufacturing requirements. Our line-specific, comprehensive and holistic design plan reduces costs for clients and ensures the best possible Overall Systems Effectiveness (OSE).

Bespoke Software Development

Our software development team are experienced in the design and implementation of bespoke and unique validated applications for clients that provide automated manufacturing, testing, logging, reporting and visualisation functions within regulated environments.

Sample platforms utilised for the development of bespoke code include: NI Labview, VB .Net, SQL, C++, Wonderwear, Cimplicity, Zenon, Allen Bradley, Siemens, CoDeSys, and Elau.

Manufacturing Control Networks

A properly designed manufacturing network is critical to capacity, reliability, redundancy and equipment optimisation such as OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness). Our specialists both develop and implement the following;

Horizontal integration systems that facilitate communication between inline devices resulting in improved product traceability, machine utilisation and overall line performance.
Vertical Integration systems to provide full line analysis, reporting systems, Lot / Batch data logging and product tracking.
External Integration to allow secure remote support services to access your manufacturing process when required so that delays and disruptions are minimised.

Production Line Software System Support

We are committed to offering our clients the most efficient and professional Support Services available. Our ITIL Compliant Service Desk is web based so that customer tickets or service requests can be logged 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We tailor Service Level Agreements to meet a customer’s specific requirements and budget. This can comprise of both onsite support and remote support technologies.

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SL Controls has the ability to provide the bespoke reporting and
visualization each customer requires from their process.

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