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02 Mar

Make These 5 Changes to Increase Plant Efficiency

Posted by Mark Adair |
Mar 02, 2016

Tags: Process Industry, In The News, Articles

Chemical makers are always looking for affordable ways to increase the sustainability of their operations. Fortunately, there are a number of inexpensive steps you can take to improve the triple bottom line of people, plant, and profit.

07 Dec

How to Work with an Integrator During the Bid Process

Posted by Andy Robinson |
Dec 07, 2015

Tags: In The News, Performance, General, Our Company, Culture

As seen in Automation World, relationships work best when both parties operate from a common understanding and shared goals. When this occurs between a client and integrator, it usually involves execution of a successful project that is on time and budget.  But, this can be a challenge for a

03 Nov

Avid Solutions Hosts Successful Oktoberfest

Posted by Scott Childress |
Nov 03, 2015

Tags: In The News, Security, Our Company

More than 70 people from tech and manufacturing companies in the Southeast attended our second-annual Oktoberfest at the Avid Solutions’ office in Peachtree City, outside of Atlanta, earlier this month. The event featured both education and entertainment.

16 Oct

Why a Parts Survey is Vital Before the Execution of a Systems Migration Plan

Posted by Mark Adair |
Oct 16, 2015

Tags: In The News, Articles

For obvious reasons, system migrations vary in size, complexity, and vendor but without fail, those implementing this taxing process, despite the variety, share a common theme: they must get the plant back to producing as quickly as possible. 

21 Jan

Justifying Cyber Security

Posted by James Cage |
Jan 21, 2015

Tags: Process Industry, Power Generation Industry, Life Sciences Industry, In The News, Security, Archestranaut

“SIs are responsible for system designs, and like it or not, security is a part of every system.” – Jeff Shearer, Principal Security Architect for Rockwell Automation.

For the last several months, I’ve had the privilege of working with Jeff Shearer, one of a handful of genuine security experts with deep knowledge of industrial control systems.

11 Dec

Could This Remote Terminal Unit Replace Your Small DCS or PLC Application?

Posted by Avid Solutions |
Dec 11, 2014

Tags: Process Industry, Power Generation Industry, Life Sciences Industry, In The News

Terminal Units (RTUs) were basically dumb devices, with a limited set of data acquisition features. Modern RTUs can replace PLCs and even DCS controllers in many applications. Today, Avid begins a new video series on YouTube with a review of Honeywell’s RTU2020.

26 Nov

ISPE-CaSA Automation Forum - December 3rd

Posted by Avid Solutions |
Nov 26, 2014

Tags: In The News

DECEMBER 3RD 5:00-8:00 PM REGISTER HERE Chris Darwin, Project Manager with Avid Solutions, has been selected to lead an interactive presentation, Risk-Based Validation Strategy Case Studies: 'Leveraged' versus 'Risk-Based' at the upcoming ISPE, Carolina South Atlantic Chapter's Automation Forum.

11 Nov

Spotlight on Business Development Manager, Eric Mayer

Posted by Avid Solutions |
Nov 11, 2014

Tags: In The News

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, Carolina-South Atlantic Chapter is a not-for-profit volunteer society of technical professionals who apply their practical knowledge in the regulated pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industries.

21 Oct

Avid Solutions Inc. Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Posted by Avid Solutions |
Oct 21, 2014

Tags: In The News

Avid Solutions announced today that John Benger has joined the company to continue to expand and strengthen its financial infrastructure, which in turn will facilitate Avid Solutions' ability to satisfy and exceed the expectations of its customers.

09 Oct

Oktoberfest Is Here!

Posted by Avid Solutions |
Oct 09, 2014

Tags: In The News, Culture

Looking forward to an awesome day with clients, partners, and team members today at Avid Solutions in Peachtree City! Should be a very informative workshop on Virtualization and a ton of fun at Oktoberfest to celebrate our Growth!

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