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Now Hiring: Panel Technician

Trident Automation is looking for a Panel Technician to join our team! The Panel Technician is  primarily responsible for the on-time assembly and quality of electrical control panels.  Responsibilities • Safe assembly of electrical control panels. Complete point to point wiring. Installation of a wide variety of electronic and electromechanical components (of a non-repetitive nature). Work from schematics, bills of material, handwritten notes, written and verbal instructions. May have to determine the method and sequence of assembly operations. • Work […] Read More

2023 Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo

Attention Ethanol Producers—if you’re attending the Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo, make plans to visit us! The FEW is the largest, longest running ethanol conference in the world—and will be held June 12-14 at the CHI Health Center at booth #1819. The FEW delivers presentations on a range of issues facing commercial-scale ethanol production –we’ll be there to talk about control systems and the most effective products from Trident Automation. Trident Automation specializes in control systems innovation for a range of industries, […] Read More

Siemens PCS 7 Training Course | June 5 – 9, 2023

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 PCS 7 course for June 5 – 9, 2023! Check out full information about the course below. PDF version here: PCS 7 Training Flyer June 2023. Can’t make this course date? Complete our our Training Notification Request Form to be informed of our next training course date. 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

2023 Ethanol Plant Manager’s Meeting

If you’re attending the 2023 Ethanol Plant Manager’s Meeting next week? If so, make plans to visit us! Manning our table will be Shane Seif our Director of Software Development. Also attending, Ryan Kuper our Process Control & Automation Specialist. They will be more than happy to discuss your plants needs. We hope to see you there!   Read More

Rockwell Automation Fair

Trident Automation is attending the Rockwell Automation fair November 16-17 in Chicago, Illinois! The Rockwell Automation Fair brings together industrial automation experts and leaders to guide through the latest breakthroughs, strategies, and proven best practices, and to work with our plants on how to enhance their operation and achieve results. 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

Siemens PCS 7 Training Course | December 5-9, 2022

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 PCS 7 course for December 5-9, 2022! Check out full information about the course below. PDF version here: PCS 7 Training Flyer December 2022. Can’t make this course date? Complete our our Training Notification Request Form to be informed of our next training course date.   Read More