Complete Process Systems


Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. can bundle your milling, grinding, sifting, metal separation and other process equipment into complete process systems with our controls and automation. Our skilled engineers have in-depth knowledge of the equipment required to properly operate your process from raw material feeding to the final product destination. Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. has developed strategic partnerships with industry-leading equipment manufactures to be able to provide our customers with complete process systems design and integration.

Why struggle with sizing air movers, filter receivers, piping, separation magnets, and other process equipment while dealing with multiple suppliers when you can get it all from one source? Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. systems and controls integration with process equipment is second to none in the industry.

Complete Process Systems Design and Development
  • Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc.’s available Testing and Tolling Facility is one of the largest in North America. Our extensive knowledge of processing various materials from Ash to Zinc allows us to properly identify the requirements for your application.
  • We are pleased to have been serving a wide range of industry systems needs for more than 50 years, and we continue improving our process knowledge, systems and controls to effectively handle current and future customers applications.
  • When we test run your materials, we can support our system calculations and identify the parameters ahead of time that are needed to operate your system correctly, rather than guess or assume what is needed after the fact in the field.
System Implementation and Management
  • We have the process and technical product knowledge, experience and expertise to provide the auxiliary equipment to make it all work together, as one complete process system.
  • We thoroughly understand what is needed to make your equipment function properly and to monitor it for maintenance and performance purposes.
  • Our Process Controls and Automation team has the expertise to ensure your project is done on time, accurately, and within budget.
  • Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. provides complete project management services to assist you on all aspects of your needs. From design and complete equipment layout drawings to Gantt scheduling charts, and through to system start-up after installation in your facility, our services are ready to fulfill your requirements.
  • We offer start-up assistance and training on all projects.
  • We offer mechanical and electrical installation services and supervision, and our technical services team is always ready to assist you.
Complete Plant Automation Systems

In addition to providing process control and automation systems for individual process equipment and the various segments of your manufacturing process, we can bring this all together in a single automation system.  This can include the automation of the following into a single cohesive system:

  • Raw material receiving
  • Material transfer or routing throughout the facility
  • Batching control systems
  • Mixing/blending
  • Grinding/milling and classifying
  • Sifting/screening
  • Partical extruding (feed pellets etc.)
  • Storage of finished product
  • Bagging/packaging in sewn bags, boxes or bulk bags
  • Loadout to trucks or railcars
  • Lot tracking, material traceability and validation (using RFID, Barcode, etc.)
  • Supervisory remote control
Equipment Partners

In addition to our equipment, we are partnered with Prater Industries, Inc. and Industrial Magnetics, Inc., to provide the best process equipment needed and available in the market.

Prater Industries, Inc.

Industry-leading particle size reduction, enlargement, feeding and separation equipment manufacturer.

Industrial Magnets, Inc.

Industry-leading magnetic material handling & metal separation equipment manufacturer.



Working With Us

Give us a call today to talk about your business and process objectives and see how Sterling Systems & Controls can provide a custom engineered solution.  You can reach us by phone at 1-815-625-0852, toll-free in the USA 1-800-257-7214, or by email at