June 27, 2018 – Control Station Leverages Association to Access Global Community of System Integrators

CSIA Membership Facilitates Domestic and International Outreach Efforts

Manchester, CT – June 27, 2018 – Control Station today announced its membership with the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA). Through this membership Control Station aligns with the automation industry’s leading not-for-profit trade association for system integrators. Control Station gains access to the organization’s global community of over 450 system integrators.

System integrators play an instrumental role in the deployment and configuration of industrial automation solutions. According to Markets and Markets global demand for integration services is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.0% through 2022. The growth projection is based on steady deployment of traditional industrial control technologies and increased adoption of analytical solutions associated with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Collectively these offerings enable manufacturers to automate complex production processes and to achieve more optimal plant-wide performance. With its portfolio of controller tuning and controller performance monitoring technologies Control Station has become a leading supplier of solutions that enhance regulatory control.

“Pulling together experts from across the industrial automation landscape is central to CSIA’s mission,” shared Jose M. Rivera, CSIA’s CEO. “Not only does this partnership allow CSIA to expand its community of best-in-class technology partners, it also provides our members with preferential pricing to Control Station’s award-winning tools.”

Control Station’s LOOP-PRO software simplifies the modeling of complex process dynamics and the tuning of PID control loops. It is the only PID tuning software equipped with the proprietary Non-Steady State (NSS) Innovation which enables users to accurately model oscillatory and noisy processes. The NSS Innovation supports the full range of industrial applications including open- and closed-loop, integrating and non-integrating processes, as well as those characterized by long dead-times. LOOP-PRO is also the only software product that has been twice recognized with the Vaaler Award. It is ideal for use by system integrators who routinely tune PID control loops during system configuration as it reduces the time needed to tune individual controllers while providing optimal parameters and documenting the decision-making process.

“System integrators have been key to our success as they are often tasked with tuning a manufacturer’s PID controllers,” shared Dennis Nash, Control Station’s President. “We’re pleased to align with CSIA and offer its members discounted access to our toolkit options. Our software has been proven time and again to help integrators tune loops more efficiently and optimally than by other methods.”

Control Station first launched its toolkit licensing program in 2010 in conjunction with Rockwell Automation. The program provides select system integrators with discounted licenses to the company’s LOOP-PRO software. Licenses are limited to one (1) year in length. Through the combination of reduced licensing fees and shortened license duration the program aligns with purchasing practices that are typical of system integrators. In recognition of its new partnership with CSIA Control Station has extended preferred pricing associated with its toolkit program to all certified members of CSIA.

Through its partnership with CSIA Control Station looks to continue the expansion of its global reach. The company has successfully licensed its products to manufacturing sites located in over 50 countries and proudly supports nearly one-half of all industrial manufacturers listed among the Fortune 500. Earlier this year the Small Business Administration recognized Control Station as the Exporter of the Year for the State of Connecticut.

Control Station has agreed to license its LOOP-PRO technology at a discount to active CSIA members. Membership will be assessed by Control Station and based on the integrator’s active status on the Exchange portal hosted by CSIA. Contract Control Station for additional details about the LOOP-PRO toolkit licensing options.

About Control System Integrators Association

Founded in 1994, the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) is a not-for-profit, global trade association that seeks to advance the industry of control system integration. Control system integrators use their engineering, technical and business skills to help manufacturers and others automate their industrial equipment and systems. CSIA helps members improve their business skills, provides a forum to share industry expertise, and promotes the benefits of hiring a certified control system integrator. CSIA has over 500 member companies in 40 countries. www.controlsys.org

About the Exchange

“The Industrial Automation Exchange is the premier supplier guide featuring control system integrators who provide industrial process automation integration solutions. This is the first place to search for industrial automation answers and the right technology teams to implement your next integration project. Make informed decision about our CSIA systems intergrators. Find a CSIA Member, the mark of a quality integrator!”

About Control Station

Control Station empowers process manufacturers to increase production efficiency and throughput. The company’s software-based solutions actively monitor and optimize plant-wide control loop performance.

The company’s products are both highly innovative and award-winning. PlantESP™ is the leading CLPM solution for identifying and isolating issues that negatively affect control loop performance. Control Station’s portfolio of LOOP-PRO™ products is recognized as the process industry’s leading solution for PID controller tuning. It is the only controller tuning software that accurately models oscillatory and noisy process data.

Control Station’s solutions are licensed to leading process manufacturers worldwide and they are available direct from Control Station and through its network of distribution partners. The company is headquartered in the United States.


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