Canadian water treatment plant to get $23M in new controls

JMP Engineering Inc. won an upgrade task, including plantwide Ethernet and wireless radio.

03/12/2008


JMP Engineering Inc., an industrial system integration company, has received a $23 million contract for water treatment controls for a new plant in Smith Falls, Ontario, Canada. The upgrade includes a plantwide Ethernet network with a wireless radio component.

The solution addresses a range of services. The project will include control design, supply, and integration for high-lift and low-lift pumps, UV system, high-rate clarifier, generator, filters, and a Wonderware SCADA system. JMP is to supply and configure plant network hardware, which includes a plantwide Ethernet network with a wireless radio component, an intercom system, and a closed caption TV monitoring system.

 

“We were pre-qualified for this project because of our industry experience and ability to understand and deliver on the customer's specific needs even in this price-critical market,” added Paul Wilson, JMP vice president, sales and marketing. “Working with our solution partners, we are confident that the township will get the plant they have been waiting for.”

Work will begin on the project at once; commissioning is scheduled for spring 2009.

In separatecturers in achieving operational excellence by maximizing equipment utilization and operational effectiveness. According to Frost & Sullivan, Wonderware InTouch 10.0 HMI and System Platform 3.0 software solutions are likely to emerge as a benchmark for innovative approaches to real-time operational challenges faced by customers in the discrete, hybrid and process industries.

"Wonderware continues to have a solid understanding of challenges faced by companies in the expansive automation and information industry and continues to develop solutions that successfully integrate automation systems with business applications," said Frost & Sullivan industry analyst Sivakali Prasad Dasari. "Wonderware has consistently stayed ahead of competition by quickly identifying new trends and developing innovative approaches that go beyond customer expectations."

Mark Davidson, Wonderware vice president of global marketing, added, "Being recognized again by Frost & Sullivan continues to reinforce the Wonderware strategy of developing software that's easy to use and provides outstanding business benefits by solving some of our customer's toughest operations management challenges."

Frost lists other 2008 winners

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—Edited by Renee Robbins, senior editor
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