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Control System Integration

Control System Integration

The GCS Engineering Service team specializes in control, monitoring and protection system modernizations, and programming solutions. Our design and application engineers have decades of experience developing and supporting engineered system solutions for a wide range of industries: marine, offshore, utility/power generation, pulp & paper, chemical processing, refinery, pipeline, and wastewater treatment.

From off-the-shelf products to custom software, GCS engineers develop and support your project from initial site visit to installation, testing, commissioning, and training.

Complete turnkey solutions
  • Custom control upgrades & system integration
  • New product development: innovative designs adapt products to customer-specific applications
  • Engine protection & monitoring: synchronizing, paralleling & load sharing, voltage regulation, emission controls & monitors
  • Data monitoring & software: HMI, SCADA & DCS, PLC's from leading manufacturers plus Woodward's GAP? software
  • Web-based, remote support
  • Safety compliance, emissions, monitoring
  • Mechanical & electrical design, CAD drawings
  • Project management, installation, commissioning
  • Complete turnkey solutions


    Benefits of Control System Modernization

    GCS integrates plant subsystems with distributed control systems (DCS) to maximize productivity and improve overall efficiency. System integration and advanced process control solutions provide operators with relevant information to help make key decisions. While meeting environmental requirements, our goal is to keep operations running reliably, efficiently, and safely.


    • Increase safety

      -Integrated safety and protection

      Increase reliability and performance

      -More stability, optimized response time, redundancy
      -Repeatable, programmable start sequence

      Improve Support

      -Reduce or eliminate outdated components
      -Remote technical support

      Cost savings

      -Better fuel efficiency
      -Common hardware platforms; fewer spares
      -Reduce space requirements
    • Better fuel efficiency

      -Improved load sharing
      -Expand alternative fuel capabilities

      Reduce Emissions

      -Regulatory compliance
      -Less smoke at startup

      Improve communication to DCS

      -Network with external systems

      Easier troubleshooting, alarm logging

      -Advanced remote monitoring and control
      -Automate operation and reporting

    Case Studies

    The GCS engineering team has extensive experience providing power and propulsion control systems for all size prime movers. Applying industry leading products, we design effective, innovative solutions for a broad range of marine, power generation and industrial projects. Field proven designs are individualized to meet your requirements.