Controls & Automation


Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. excels in several core areas, with process controls and automation being a standout strength. Renowned for custom engineering and manufacturing process controls and automation modules, as well as complete control systems for a wide range of applications, Sterling Systems & Controls sets the standard. We offer custom-engineered process controls and automation tailored to specific equipment such as mixers, grinders, milling equipment, and more. These controls can include VFD electrical control panels, either as standalone units or integrated into an overall control and automation system. Furthermore, Sterling Systems & Controls specializes in custom-engineered HMI and PC-based process automation and control systems. These systems cater to various applications, including batching, pelleting, mixing, and other process control needs in industries such as Baking, Food Processing, Pet Food Manufacturing, Animal Feed Milling, Rubber Compounding, and other agricultural and industrial sectors.

AUTOMATION SOFTWARE UPGRADE: automation software upgrades are designed specifically for Sterling Systems & Controls legacy PC-based software. These upgrades move to the Microsoft .NET framework platform and provide many advantages and benefits over legacy systems.

DATA MANAGEMENT: an example of data management capabilities is the Sterling Systems & Controls SandTrack™ software application. It provides data management for fracturing sand facilities, including inventory and activity tracking for hydraulic fracturing sand storage and distribution facilities. Our data management capabilities are employed in many other ways as well, not the least of which is our signature ingredient batching systems with ingredient lot tracking and batch validation.

FEED MILL AUTOMATION: can simplify operation and improve the efficiency of cost and throughput for almost any Feed Mill.

PROCESS CONTROLS & AUTOMATION: can match your specific equipment or process with the best process controls and automation system for your application. Sterling Systems & Controls process experience and knowledge combine with intimate familiarity with the latest control and automation components and software.

PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE: is a robust standalone Preventative Maintenance Planning Software Application. PMPlanR™ allows you to “Build Your Plant”. Within each Plant, you can enter all Equipment Components (Areas or Machines) and Assets that should be monitored.

Get a Quote