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Welcome to Cole Controls Website! 

 
Automation and Control Solutions

 

 Engineering – Retrofit - Installation – Service - Repair

 

 Over 25 years of Automation, Software, and Controls Experience working for you!

 

Software Engineering, Testing, and Installation
    - PLC, MMI, Custom Soft and Hard Motion control solutions
    - CNC Machine retrofits using standard CNC controllers or open source PC based systems (LinuxCNC)
    - CNC motion control software development

Electrical Engineering Design and Installation
    - Control Panel Design, Layout, Fabrication and Installation
    - Custom PC design and assembly for specific needs

Mechanical Engineering Design and Installation
    - 3D Cad prototyping design and documentation
    - Weldment design and fabrication

System Drawings and Documentation

 

Expertise in Diverse Industries:

General Machine and Machine Tool/Robotic Cells

Food and Pharmaceuticals

Metals Processing

Paper/Web Converting

Welding and Fabrication

Oil and Gas

Packaging

Transfer Line

Assembly Line

Automotive

Plastics and Rubber

Expertise in Diverse Control Technologies

Process Controls – Continuous control – PID, SCADA
Discrete Control – PLC, Ladder Logic, IEC 1131 PLC languages, HMI
Motion Control – Soft Servo, CNC, Electric Servo and Stepper, Hydraulic Servo
Drive Control  - VFD, Vector AC, DC

 

Experience with the following Major Automation Suppliers:  

Siemens Simatic
Allen Bradley
Automation Direct
Texas Instruments/CTI PLC 500/505 based PLCs
Parker Compumotor, 6K, ACR9000, etc
Galil
Exor
Yaskawa
and many others.

 

Also offering these Specialized Services:  

Custom CNC Retrofit Solutions utilizing standard CNC controllers or custom PC based controller running on Linux.

Siemens S5 System debugging and repair

Siemens S5 and TI/Siemens 305/405/505 PLC System conversion to newer equipment (several projects completed)

HMI, MMI, Industrial/Commercial Video Screen Interface development using commercially

available software or standard software tools such as Visual Basic, C++.

Realtime, Soft PLC, PC based control solutions

Industrial Computer Solutions, custom design, configuration and programming

Industrial and office PC integration with industrial controllers and peripherals using OPC, DDE, and NetDDE via Ethernet, and Profibus via copper, wireless, or fiber networks.

Software solution implementation, with products such as WinCC, WinCC Flexible, WinAC, C++, Visual Basic, and many others.

A PLC/PC based system integrator for Industrial Control Systems.

Located North East of Fort Wayne, Indiana.    We are a half days drive to Detroit, Chicago, Columbus and  Cincinnati.