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RL Consulting Inc. is an expert electrical control design company, specializing in PLC programming, controls training, and CAD drafting. Located in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, RLC has almost two decades of control design experience, implementing industrial automation solutions with PLCs. We can develop new control systems or add to pre-existing designs.
We also develop custom applications using programmable languages including Visual Basic, C++, and .NET. Many times the customer needs to convert these control systems into another platform as new needs and requirements occur. For example, we can convert GE or Siemens systems into a new Allen-Bradley PLC.
We partner with top manufacturers such as Siemens, Allen-Bradley, Omron, Mitsubishi, GE and more. Our company manages your project from initial concept to installation and commissioning. No matter what your programming needs are, we complete the task in a timely and professional manner. Our PLC programming team has delivered control systems to our clients in a multitude of industries including food and beverage, automotive, packaging and more. We can handle any sized project, from plant-wide to line level programming solutions.
Through our project management, we can help your business with engineering tasks such as designing, technology integration, diagnostics, and security controls. We can even assist in testing on location, validating its functions and saving you very valuable time. We stand behind our work to be the best in the industry and strive to train our staff to be proficient in all of the most modern software releases in our partner network.
Benefits of Programmable Logical Controllers
The demand for PLCs is increasing due to their improvement of efficiency in complex industrial systems. If properly maintained and serviced, these units will save time and money. They provide solutions to very complicated logic operations in industrial environments that went without monitoring previously or were running on older legacy solutions. These diagnostic and control tools are increasingly important as automation becomes the priority in many industries. The other benefits of PLCs include:
- Modular in the creation and adaptation
- Provide tremendous flexibility for implementing solutions
- Bridging the gap between complex problems through visual interfaces
- High reliability and space efficient
Our PLC Programming Core Skills
- AB Controllogix Platform
- AB SLC500
- Automation Direct
- Omron CJ/NJ/CJ2
- GE RX3i
- GE VersaMax
- Siemens SIMATIC Platform
- Proface PLC
Industries We Serve
- Pulp and Paper – Paper, Tissue, Board
- Metal – Steel and Aluminum
- Pressing – Tandem and Single Stage
- Pharma – Tablets & Liquid Packaging
- Other – Biofuel, Cat and Dog Food, Feed Mills, Cooking Oil Refining, Plastic Pipe etc.
Benefits Of PLC Installation
PLC control systems allow you to streamline and merge many different operations. It’s the latest advancement in automation control and with it comes several different benefits including:
- Increased Process Speed
- Improved Efficiency
- Custom Tailored Coding & PLC Programming Options
- Cost-Effective Solution
- Space-Efficient Alternative To Other Systems
- State-of-the-Art Technology
RL Consulting is highly experienced when it comes to the design, installation, and programming of PLC control systems. We work closely with your organization to understand the commercial or industrial functions and processes that are expected. Our expertise doesn’t stop there, we also offer ongoing support for our clients, so if you run into any issues, we can work with you to resolve the problem as quickly as possible.