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Improve your cybersecurity. Expand your IO online.

Become more cyber secure, just add the AS410 CPU and meet for IEC 62443-1 compliance including access control which blocks unauthorized connections and logs all activity. Adding new IO online is possible.  This is an added benefit of using the AS410 CPU with PROFINET built in.  Learn about the products and project experience from Trident Automation.   Read More

Siemens APACS OS Training Course | June 24-27, 2024

We talk about it all the time — training is an investment in your plants productivity.  This is why Trident Automation is happy to announce we are offering a Siemens APACS OS course for June 24-27, 2024! Check out full information about the course below. PDF version here: Siemens APACS OS Training Flyer June 2024. Can’t make this course date? Complete our our Training Notification Request Form to be informed of our next training course date. Read More

Innovation In Automation

“There is no shortcut to experience,” says Trident Automation CEO Yogesh Maheshwari. In a job where the need to adapt and problem solve is a constant reality, Trident Automation’s engineers have built up experience to handle the complex challenges of installing and maintaining ethanol plant distributed control systems (DCS) over the past 22 years. Trident was founded in the early 2000s to facilitate the needs of the burgeoning—and increasingly automated—ethanol industry, installing DCS in plants alongside the well-known designers and […] Read More

Siemens PCS 7 Training Course

        We talk about it all the time — training is an investment in your plants productivity.  This is why Trident Automation is happy to announce a Siemens PCS 7 course for January 2024!    Check out full information about our course below:   January 22-26, 2024     Can’t make this course date? Complete our our Training Notification Request Form to be informed of our next training course date.     Read More

Trident Training: An investment in productivity

You’ve had it happen before: your systems upgrade is installed and operational, until your team has to fine tune a process or train a new operator. That’s when you dig out the manual and forget everything you learned when the system was installed. That’s why Trident Automation invested in a networked Learning Center designed to keep customers updated with the latest information on their DCS. “Our philosophy is to give our customers comprehensive training so they understand all the parts […] Read More

Product Spotlight: FlamePAC© Burner Management System

    Trident Automation’s burner management system, FlamePAC©, gives you a robust tool to assure the safe operation of the burners in your plant with exceptionally easy to understand trip and diagnostic information. The burners in your dryers and TOs are critical to the operation of your plant –that’s where FlamePAC© comes in. FlamePAC© is a powerful, feature filled solution, with concise and easy to understand graphics that significantly improves the ability to start, operate and troubleshoot burners. FlamePAC© alarming […] Read More

Hardware lead times cost time and money

When you least expect it, something will break. In a highly customized production environment, broken or missing parts cost time and money—especially now with vendors continuing to have long lead times on products. At Trident, we have a large inventory of legacy DCS components ready to integrate into your control system, including hardware from our online store. Increasingly, we are working with customers to identify critical path components and build a spares list on the most needed items. “Looking at […] Read More

Product Spotlight: Trident Workbench

        Trident Workbench–a product that aggregates data across your organization into one spot. Easy to access. Available to your entire team. Allows you to maintain the pulse of your company with real time feedback. All from Trident Automation. This suite of products includes modules that can be integrated or stand-alone. Each product allows you to customize data collection according to your needs–and share data with team members or vendors. Lab & Data Collection Module: Our data collection […] Read More

Ditch the black box and increase diagnostics!

Wherever fuel is burned – furnaces, ovens, kilns, dryers, boilers and other kinds of facilities – there is burner management system (BMS) in play. The basic nature of these systems with the use of explosive gases and extreme temperatures makes safety paramount. Historically the control systems running these processes have been “black box” solutions that are expensive and tough to troubleshoot. A recent revision to NFPA standards now allows the use of SIL3 capable off the shelf PLCs in place of […] Read More

Trident Automation Marks 20-year anniversary

Right now, ethanol plants are fermenting on schedule, manufacturing processes are running efficiently, and new technology is being switched on with the assistance of Trident Automation. This year, the controls automation firm celebrates 20 years in business designing process controls for manufacturing environments. “We like to think of ourselves as ‘in the pipes’ type of guys,” says Jason Hurst, CEO of Trident Automation. “Our job is to regulate and control anything that flows through a pipe or requires measurement in […] Read More