Technology repair services lab opens

Intelligrated's new lab in Cincinnati, Ohio, offers product repair services and a hands-on technical support environment for electronics and computers, with hands-on access to VFDs, PLCs, and other devices and systems for faster troubleshooting.

08/10/2011


Intelligrated announced the opening of the Intelligrated Technology Repair Services Lab at the company's Cincinnati Customer Service and Support (CSS) center. The lab features five workstations dedicated to electronics and computer repair services, as well as a hands-on troubleshooting environment that provides up to 50 percent faster issue resolution time over traditional manual-based support.

The lab provides in-house repair services for Intelligrated’s Real Time Solutions pick-to-light devices, industrial BOSS controllers, enterprise-class InControlWare servers and various other system components. 

The lab’s troubleshooting environment reportedly gives Intelligrated’s technical support staff hands-on access to fully functional system components, such as variable frequency drives (VFDs), programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and other devices, that allow a support engineer to replicate a troubleshooting situation. When a customer calls, the technical support engineer can simulate systems or networks that mirror the customer’s operation and provide faster step-by-step guidance.

“Our goal for this lab is to provide the most efficient and cost effective service solutions for Intelligrated’s customers,” said Dennis Gates, senior vice president, customer service and support, Intelligrated. “This lab is the next step in the evolution of service, providing our technical support team with a dynamic, interactive troubleshooting environment that provides our clients with unparalleled, easy-to-access support.”

The lab also reportedly fabricates custom cables for both replacement or retrofit field projects, and features a programming service to load custom firmware and site-specific programs into industry standard field devices such as I/O interface boards, touch panels and PLCs. Additionally, Intelligrated offers free in-house bench testing and diagnostic services for authorized returns, where clients can receive a quote for repairs without incurring any upfront costs.

www.intelligrated.com 

Intelligrated

- Edited by Chris Vavra, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com



No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
Each year, a panel of Control Engineering editors and industry expert judges select the System Integrator of the Year Award winners.
Control Engineering Leaders Under 40 identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
Learn more about methods used to ensure that the integration between the safety system and the process control...
Adding industrial toughness and reliability to Ethernet eGuide
Technological advances like multiple-in-multiple-out (MIMO) transmitting and receiving
Virtualization advice: 4 ways splitting servers can help manufacturing; Efficient motion controls; Fill the brain drain; Learn from the HART Plant of the Year
Two sides to process safety: Combining human and technical factors in your program; Preparing HMI graphics for migrations; Mechatronics and safety; Engineers' Choice Awards
Detecting security breaches: Forensic invenstigations depend on knowing your networks inside and out; Wireless workers; Opening robotic control; Product exclusive: Robust encoders
The Ask Control Engineering blog covers all aspects of automation, including motors, drives, sensors, motion control, machine control, and embedded systems.
Join this ongoing discussion of machine guarding topics, including solutions assessments, regulatory compliance, gap analysis...
News and comments from Control Engineering process industries editor, Peter Welander.
IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.
This is a blog from the trenches – written by engineers who are implementing and upgrading control systems every day across every industry.
Anthony Baker is a fictitious aggregation of experts from Callisto Integration, providing manufacturing consulting and systems integration.
Integrator Guide

Integrator Guide

Search the online Automation Integrator Guide
 

Create New Listing

Visit the System Integrators page to view past winners of Control Engineering's System Integrator of the Year Award and learn how to enter the competition. You will also find more information on system integrators and Control System Integrators Association.

Case Study Database

Case Study Database

Get more exposure for your case study by uploading it to the Control Engineering case study database, where end-users can identify relevant solutions and explore what the experts are doing to effectively implement a variety of technology and productivity related projects.

These case studies provide examples of how knowledgeable solution providers have used technology, processes and people to create effective and successful implementations in real-world situations. Case studies can be completed by filling out a simple online form where you can outline the project title, abstract, and full story in 1500 words or less; upload photos, videos and a logo.

Click here to visit the Case Study Database and upload your case study.