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Control System Integrators

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Electrical Controls Design

RL Consulting Inc. specializes in Electrical Controls Design in the areas of Machine Safety, Automation Controls, and Data Reporting with an expectation of maximizing equipment efficiency and precision.

RL Consulting Inc. is dedicated to the concept that every accident is avoidable with the proper application and implementation of up-to-date safety systems. Each Engineer responsible for Electrical system design carries a TUV certification and has ‘real world’ experience with system design and an intimate comprehension of OSHA standards and guidelines.

RL Consulting Inc. has a strong tie to advancement of Automation controls throughout all the industries currently serviced. RL Consulting Inc. focuses on opportunities to remove risk and improve quality control by implementing the most state of the art controls hardware with the industry best practices and trusted programming methods.

We have established strong relationships with the industry leaders for Automation hardware and constantly keeping the latest controls components in front of the Designers and their respective customers to ensure the best possible hardware options are utilized in all designs. We are committed to providing a system that surpasses the expectation of each customer by committing the necessary time to fully understand the system functions and electrical requirements for every design.

RL Consulting Inc. invests the pre-engineering time required to properly design a safe and reliable electrical control system of which our customers can rely. RL Consulting Inc. understands the importance of Data Collection and Historization of process level data. Our company has implemented multiple tier 3 level reporting systems as well as lower level detailed reporting. This respect for the importance of Data Integrity and the advent of predictive analysis drive us toward a more robust and secure data collection system. RL Consulting Inc. maintains a clear mission to offer our customers a complete electrical solution by following NFPA-70E, ISO9001 and CE standards and practices. In July 2020 RL Consulting became ISO9001 certified and continues to maintain our Quality Management System where we constantly strive to provide our customers with the highest quality Electrical Controls system while constantly seeking out opportunity for improvement. RL Consulting inc is dedicated to the pursuit of the best hardware solutions to achieve our customers highest expectations.

Project Management

RL Consulting Inc. has a proven track record of success with regard to managing our customer’s requests and delivering quality results.

RL Consulting Inc. has the respect of our customers for taking on tasks and executing with precision and efficiency. It is important to have a complete understanding of each customer’s expectation to be able to properly service the responsibility of managing our customer’s projects. We treat each project task with professionalism regardless of size and/or scope.

RL Consulting Inc. utilizes our Quality Management System to provide a solid roadmap to the successful completion of each project. As part of our commitment to assisting our customers with their needs, we are often called upon to assist in writing a project Scope of Work of which preliminary Engineering/Project Management time will be heavily invested to ensure a full comprehension of the project scope is defined. On occasion, a customer has contacted us to assist with a project already started by an outside vendor. Once engaged in a project, the skills and expertise ensure that each customer receives the desired outcome. Our Mission is to provide the Customer with the most reliable solution possible while maintaining our focus on Safety, Controls improvements and reliability in order to exceed our customer’s expectations.

RL Consulting has been deeply involved in writing Contractor Scopes of Work that outline in detail the expectation for a sub-contractor to complete a task. We have had opportunities in the past to manage large scale projects spread over 3 continents and coordinating with remote location teams to ensure the full completion of the project. RL Consulting Inc. strives to take the stress off our customer and provide the customer with a fully functional solution on time and under budget. RL Consulting Inc. Project Managers have a proven track record of successful project implementation and experience to handle the needs and requests of our customers. Our expert team is here to identify and solve technical issues, assist with project conception, development, and planning, and help with the technical, regulatory, and operational aspects of each Control System.

Controls Programming

RL Consulting Inc. specializes in advanced Controls Programming, Drive Programming, System Integration and Safety Implementation.

RL Consulting Inc. carries a strong focus on providing a software solution to many of the modern challenges that affect manufacturing and processes throughout our serviceable industries. We take great pride in identifying our customers’ processes in order to deliver the best possible design and controls package to meet their needs. RL Consulting Inc. recognizes that the success of a Control System is measured by the performance and quality of the outputs for the system and specifically that our customers are completely satisfied with the end result.

We have many years of experience in a variety of manufacturing industries which we utilize to ensure our customer receives the best possible control system. Systems that consist of just a few IO points to large sequenced control systems require the precise focus and dedication our team can offer to produce the best possible functioning system.

RL Consulting Inc is a Silver Level Systems Integrator with Rockwell Automation. Recently, RL Consulting received recognition as a Small to Medium frame drives integrator. We have a passion for drive controls and integration into control systems. Industries such as Paper, Automotive, Food and Beverage, and Metal Foundries utilize our exhaustive experience and expertise to implement multiple improvement capital projects to improve control, reduce cost, or expand capabilities.

RL Consulting Inc. specializes in System Level upgrades. Our team of Engineers spend diligent effort meticulously scouring the available details of an existing Control System to fully understand the controls scheme as well as understand the system requirements to ensure a quick and efficient Control System conversion. Through this diligent effort, RL Consulting Inc. has developed strong relationships with our existing customers and maintains the trust and confidence of our customers to handle vast system upgrades. RL Consulting Inc. dedicates the proper Field Survey and Engineering Design time to ensure all aspects of the scope are fully documented and understood in order to minimize any issues that arise during a full system conversion. RL Consulting Inc treats each opportunity for a system upgrade as a chance to improve the process and increase the Safety of every machine. RL Consulting Inc. is a Recognized Safety Integrator with Rockwell Automation and boasts that all Engineers on staff carry at minimum the TUV Technician certification. Our specialty is represented by our constant push to better implement the most up to date and current safety components and proven programming practices.

Our dedication to the proper implementation of Safety PLC Controllers and PLe SIL 3 devices has driven us to become a leader our respective field. RL Consulting Inc. maintains the belief that every injury is avoidable by proper implementation of a Safety system without being at the cost of production.

CAD Drafting of Electrical Systems

RL Consulting Inc. specializes in AutoCAD Electrical drawings and Electrical Design. Our staff of Draftsmen also serve as System Designers which provide a much more concise package to deliver to our customers.

We have many years of experience with Electrical systems, and we help clients understand and meet the challenges of NFPA-70E code and Arc Flash studies. RL Consulting is ISO 9001 certified and constantly evaluates our performance and adjusts accordingly. Our expertise lies in the details of any design we generate. Our drive to deliver the most accurate design requires us to constantly acquire demo equipment and test everything thoroughly to ensure we fully understand the capability and reliability of any control system. Each drawing package is reviewed 2 to 3 times as required by our QMS system which reduces the possibility of our customer receiving incomplete or inaccurate design packages. During the install phase of any project, it is the responsibility of the Project Manager to ensure proper Red Line updates are delivered back to the design team and a complete set of prints is delivered to our customer at the conclusion of the project. Both a hard copy and .ACD files are delivered.

RL Consulting Inc. takes pride in developing drawings or modifying drawings from our customer’s existing drawings sets and adheres to the desires of the Customer. Our Designs deliver the best possible solution to meet the needs of the customer while reducing the complexity and provide a world-class, reliable and cost-effective solution.

Panel Build and Design

RL Consulting Inc. provides industrial control panel solutions for packaging, process, facilities, utilities, and other industrial applications. We strive to earn repeat business by offering quality, value, and service above and beyond our competitors. Our technicians bring extensive experience to the design and implementation of control panel solutions for a wide range of industrial applications.

We pride ourselves on building high quality control panels and electrical control systems, and maintaining long-standing partnerships with leading technology suppliers. We offer technology solutions that best meet our customers’ needs.

RL Consulting Inc. offers high value panels, short lead times, and exceptional quality. Our systems are designed utilizing industry proven components that can stand up to the harsh environments they are intended to be subjected to. RL Consulting Inc. focuses on Safety in all of our control systems and as a result, our designs reflect the desire to provide the safest Electrical Enclosures as possible while maintaining easy access for Maintenance and Engineering trouble shooting. Often, as a result of our desire, our panel designs will include segmented sections to isolate the higher, potentially dangerous power levels into a separate section. Our team strives if at all possible to implement a 24V DC control system to reduce the risk of Arc Flash and reduce the overall Arc Flash rating to eliminate risk. We take special care to test and validate every component and connection within our panel builds in order to provide our customer with a fully vetted system upon delivery of any hardware we supply. Our Engineering team participates in the panel checkout and complete an internal Factory Acceptance Test prior to delivery to our customer.

RL Consulting Inc. provides complete turnkey Electrical systems, line upgrades, and experienced professionals to complement the Engineering team.

Controls Training

RL Consulting Inc. is passionate about sharing the knowledge and experiences we have each gained over the vast years in service to the multiplicity of industries we serve. Our own personal goal of getting better every day drives our own ambition to grow our knowledge and refine our skills. As a result of our determination to grow and expand our knowledge, we offer Controls Training as a benefit to our customers and our Engineers.

RL Consulting Inc. has offered training classes to our customers to aid getting their support team up to speed on the methods and control scheme employed for their specific equipment. Knowing how important it is to be able to troubleshoot a system, RL Consulting Inc. sees this as a huge benefit and advantage to offer to our customers.

We are proud to continue teaching and showing how the systems work and gain that helpful feedback from our customers during the training. RL Consulting Inc. strives to maintain a close connection to rising technologies as well as industry best practices. We invest in our engineers with training and opportunities for growth which we also desire to share with our customer base. Often, the training courses our customers desire coincide with training we desire for our Engineers and a collaboration of Training is the best option.

We are here to help our customers in whatever way we can to ensure the success of their operation and aid in the growth of the support team. 

Drive System Support

RL Consulting Inc. is dedicated to supporting our customers with their technical needs. On occasion, RL Consulting Inc Engineers are requested to assist our customers troubleshoot and/or replace components of their Drive Systems. Often, when a drive fails, a direct replacement drive is not at the proper firmware revision, or even the drive is not the exact same.

RL Consulting Inc. has the skills and training to handle the replacement of a drive and integrate the control as required. We are here to assist our customers with the struggles of managing this replacement. Our team of Engineers have extensive experience in design and specifying the proper Drive for the process requirements. Often a Drive may fail due to poor design, excessive increased load, external power fluctuations or hardware failure. It is our desire to evaluate a route cause for the drive failure to ensure the replacement unit has the best performance and will prevent future downtime or equipment failures.

We strives to respond to our customers within a 4-hour window of the request for assistance. We pride ourselves on our response time and our ability to pool resources to ensure our customers and their equipment are up as soon as possible without sacrificing safety along the way. We are proud to offer system level support and assist in whatever the need may be.

Service and Support

RL Consulting Inc is dedicated to supporting our customers with their technical needs. On occasion, RL Consulting Inc Engineers are requested to assist our customers troubleshoot and/or replace damaged or inoperable equipment. Often, when a customer’s machine is down, direct replacement parts are not available on-hand.

RL Consulting Inc. has the skills and training to handle the On-site Engineering required to integrate a proper replacement to maintain the safety rating as well as the function of the original device. We are here to assist our customers with the struggles of managing this replacement. Our team of Engineers have extensive experience in design and specifying the proper components for the process requirements. Often a device may fail due to poor design, excessive increased load, external power fluctuations or hardware failure.

We are experts in Electrical troubleshooting and problem solving. It is our desire to evaluate a root cause for the equipment failure to ensure the replacement unit has the best performance and will prevent future downtime or equipment failures.

RL Consulting Inc strives to respond to our customers within a 4-hour window of the request for assistance. We pride ourselves on our response time and our ability to pool resources to ensure our customers and their equipment are up as soon as possible without sacrificing safety along the way. We are proud to offer system level support and assist in whatever the need may be.