System Controls and Automation

Building a Complete System for Process Optimization

Hapman's Engineers Design Automated System Controls for Your Equipment


Proper equipment sizing and selection is key component to your dry bulk material processing. The proper integration of the equipment into existing operations and automation systems is critical toward process optimization. We offer every customer the level of controls engineering support you need to make your project successful. Our electrical and controls engineering team supports industry standard configurations as well as custom packages.


Hapman Control PanelOur Full-Service Controls Packages Range from;

  • Included with equipment are smaller panels with on/off and alarm notifications
  • Design and build, fully integrated packages that incorporate multiple pieces of equipment
  • Range of hardware options from off-the-shelf Allen Bradley with HMI interface to customer specified components and notification requirements
  • DCS integration support and project management
  • UL Certified panels
  • Remote Support – using trusted Ewon router known for the highest-level of security and only under approved access
  • Complete packages that support;
    • Control system upgrades
      • Control panel design
      • HMI & SCADA development
      • Motion control and drives – Servo, VFD
      • Industrial communication protocols: EtherNet/IP, ControlNet, Modbus, Legacy, DeviceNet, Profibus, PROFinet, and more
    • Safety systems
    • Manufacturing execution systems
    • Operator notification and field support

Control System Engineering & Implementation

PLC – Whether your needs are binary I/O or more complex processors that control broader plant processes and utilities, our experienced team can custom design an architecture to meet your communication requirements. Programmable logic controllers are the foundation of knowing what is happening within your plant and evaluating operations against output goals. We have worked with a wide array of PLC manufacturers;

  • Allen-Bradley
  • Seimens
  • Schneider Group
  • GE
  • IDEC
  • Omron
  • Keyence
  • And more

21st Century and Beyond – Communication for Manufacturing 4.0

Our Ideas that Move philosophy is the driver behind our innovation and collaboration. We understand our customers in food, chemical, nutraceutical, building materials, power generation, pharmaceutical, minerals processing, and wastewater treatment are looking for the next level of automation and productivity. We are prepared to deliver communication that extends beyond simple event and notification. Your people and facilities need predictive maintenance capabilities and real time, actionable data. Talk to us – we can discuss a data model that can be effectively applied in your plant.