National Automation Services Inc. is establishing itself as a leader in the process controls and systems integration industry. By aligning with nationally recognized regulatory bodies, the company has gained significant marketplace credibility, product compliance integrity and the highest standards for service and products.

The company offers an incredibly wide array of capabilities and services to their clients which include:

PLCs – 25+ Years Combined Experience

NAS’s engineering department has highly qualified control engineers on staff with combined experience of more than 25 years across many platforms and industries. Their PLC (programmable logic controller) programming experience is diverse with the majority of their work is in the following industries: water/wastewater, substation automation, motion control, chemical delivery systems, semiconductor and pharmaceutical industries.

SCADA – 20+ Years Combined Experience

NAS’s engineers have over 20 years of experience working with the following SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) software: Iconics, Intellution, Lookout, RSView, WinCC and Wonderware. Their experience is with both stand-alone and networked SCADA systems. The company currently has many sites with remote access and dial-out options for timely support. NAS also has automated reporting and historical data collection functions using off the shelf and proprietary software.

Contract Manufacturing and Assembly

Over half of NAS facility capacity is set aside for assembly. The company can manufacture fully designed electrical control panels or aid in the design of a variety of panels ranging from process controls, security and others.

Communications

NAS has successfully integrated communication across many mediums such as fiber, wire and radio communications. The company is experienced in many protocols such as Ethernet IP, Modbus, Modbus TCP, Profibus, DeviceNET, PFI and DH+.

Radio Telemetry Studies

When a system requires testing for radio communications, NAS will do a survey to assure paths, elevations and frequencies for all sites in the network will meet operational standards for proper performance.

Processing Platforms

The company’s staff has worked with the following operating systems: Dos, Unix, Linux and all Windows operating platforms.

Programming Languages

NAS’s staff can program in the following languages: Visual Basic, Assembly, Structured Text, C/C++, Instruction List, Ladder Diagram, Function Block Diagram, Sequential Function Chart and Flowchart.

Troubleshooting

The company’s engineering staff has over 25 years of field experience troubleshooting hardware, software and communications. NAS has the staff and tools available for all types of automation field service from the SCADA and PLC systems down to the calibration of field devices.

Project Management

NAS engineers bring a half century of combined experience in control systems project management for both large and small companies.

CAD Drawings

The company utilizes AutoCAD and Promise E capabilities.

Panel Fabrication

NAS panel shops are capable of building standard, UL-508 and UL-689 panels. The company can build to a provided panel design or supply the design as part of the project.

Training

NAS engineers can provide training in Modicon and Allen-Bradley, Intellution and RSView, Control Design and Communications. The company is able to write custom classes for on-site training.

Engineering and Design

NAS staff has consulted for a number of public and private entities. These entities include: Chevron, Delta and Pine Land, Bechtel, Air Science, Carollo Engineers, Sundt Construction, Brown & Caldwell, Black & Veatch, ADP Marshall, Malcolm Pirnie and the city of Mesa, Arizona. The company’s assistance included specification writing, specification review, design consultation and integration assistance.

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