Control Automation

SCADA, DCS, HMI and PLC Experts.

Control System Design, Engineering, Implementation and Support

IDM process automation professionals combine a broad range of process experience and technical knowledge together with a disciplined execution methodology to deliver robust automation solutions across all industries. IDM works with clients on batch and continuous process projects ranging from a single loop to plant-wide systems of 100,000 points or more. Services include:

  • Defining control and related process automation needs.
  • Designing systems using proven methodologies and the best available technologies to meet your needs.
  • Providing complete control systems engineering, implementation, training, service and support for your project.
  • Real-Time Process Historian applications.
  • HMI and alarm management.
  • Collaborating on ongoing process and control improvements.
  • Targeted use of Advanced Control and Optimization Software.

IDM delivers solutions using the best available systems and components. Whenever possible, we design primarily DCS-, PLC- and PC-based control solutions using widely marketed open-systems components. Such systems cost less to purchase, implement and maintain. And nearly all IDM’s systems can be supported by you in-house, by us or through providers in addition to IDM.

IDM’s standard services include factory acceptance testing and simulation, installation management, start-up/commissioning and where required validation and qualification activities. 


Process Controls capabilities include:

  • Project Management
  • Specification Documentation
  • Electrical Control System Design
  • Hardware and Instrumentation Specification
  • Control Panel Design
  • PLC, DCS and HMI Programming
  • Legacy System Migrations/Cross Platform Migration
  • Computer System Validation and Life Cycle Documentation
  • Software Development to integrate enterprise management systems
  • SME Consulting


IDM Process Control System Integration services

  • Evaluation, including the technical and business impact of control system choices
  • Design and implementation
  • Project management
  • Specification and commissioning of field instrumentation
  • System testing and start-up
  • Training
  • Complete systems support
  • Ongoing control, integration and automation collaboration


Industries and expertise