Improving OEE/Uptime with a PLC-5 Conversion to ControlLogix

A large cosmetic manufacturer hired Pacific Blue Engineering to migrate a PLC-5 control system to ControlLogix. The PLC-5 system controlled a critically important water batching process and without it, the plant simply could not operate. The main problem with the existing PLC-5 control system was obsolescence and its failure would shut down the plant. In […]

Safety Makes Cents!

Pacific Blue Engineering is an established industry expert providing “Turn-Key” machine safety solutions…

Another exciting turn-key solution!

Getting ready to assemble and wire a large double-door stainless steel control panel. Another exciting turn-key solution! Pacific Blue is executing the electrical design, panel assembly to UL508A specs, PLC & HMI development, and factory commissioning. Had to get creative on this one with enclosure sizing constraints.

Pacific Blue provides Turn-Key automation solutions!

Pacific Blue provides Turn-Key automation solutions. Electrical design, development of BOM, UL508A panel assembly, PLC programming, electrical installation and onsite commissioning. This particular project involves designing, developing, and commissioning a completely custom automated welder. So fresh… clean!

Client Success Story: Saving on Capex by Recapitalization and Commissioning of a Prepeg Line

A client in California had purchased a previously commissioned prepeg machine from a manufacturer’s storage, where it had been idle for several years. Pacific Blue Engineering was hired to re-commission the machine, but the initial investigation revealed that an operator interface had not been included in the original purchase. It then became necessary to reverse […]

Pacific Blue partners with manufacturer to save millions!

Pacific Blue partners with manufacturer to customize a decommissioned fully automatic line at a fraction of the cost if the line were to be purchased brand new. Millions were saved on this fully customized solution! Our customer acquired a decommissioned automated processing line with the intention to repurpose it for the manufacturing of their specific […]