Posts by Aaron Pfeifer

3G Retirement Impacting Remote Sites and Failover

3G network retirement starts 2021

The beginning of the end for 3G starts in just a few weeks which means some significant challenges for those using cellular networks for their SCADA systems. Verizon will be the first to retire their 3G network at the end of this year, with AT&T following just 14 months later. Many facilities utilize 3G cellular…

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Phoenix Contact adds Convergence as System Integrator Partner

Denver Based Firm Partners with International Leader in Industrial Automation Littleton, CO – Denver based Convergence Controls & Engineering (Convergence) and Phoenix Contact have partnered together to provide Industrial and Commercial Automation customers with world-renowned electrical and control system products that includes outstanding local system integration and support. As a member of the Phoenix Contact…

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Overnight Success – A SLC to CompactLogix Story

Sometimes our customers provide us with unique challenges. The truth? We thoroughly enjoy these challenges that require us to think creatively and out of the box. In this case, a PLC modernization with a tight window so that sewage literally didn’t overflow into the streets. For those that aren’t aware, usually, a PLC conversion requires…

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Promotion! Aaron Pfeifer – Vice President of Operations

We are excited to announce the promotion of Aaron Pfeifer to Vice President of Operations for Convergence Controls & Engineering. Over the last year onboard with Convergence, Aaron has played a critical role in expanding our brand recognition, reputation, and enhancing business operations to create even more value for our customers. As Vice President of…

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Crimson 3.2 Released from Red Lion

Red Lion Tuesday formally released version 3.2 of Crimson which adds many potent advanced networking capabilities, expanded symbol libraries, easier web server development, Automated SQL Server data population, and all with Crimson Control IEC 61131 programming languages. All of these new features, while still supporting over 300 protocol drivers – an industry best for gateway…

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Welcome Tyler!

We are excited to welcome Tyler Franzen to the Convergence Controls & Engineering, LLC team! Tyler joins Convergence with over 8 years of experience in #DeltaV Distributed Control System (#DCS), Visual Basic (VB), and Computer System Administration. Tyler is one of less than 10 Emerson Control Performance Champions in North America, a leading expert in…

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Welcome, Kevin!

Please welcome Kevin King to the Convergence Controls & Engineering, LLC team! Kevin brings over 23 years of controls engineering experience across industries including #oilandgas #watertreatment #wastewater #manufacturing #mining #pharmaceuticals to name a few. His platform knowledge spans across DCS, PLC and SCADA systems such as Wonderware Inductive Automation Rockwell Automation Citrix ClearScada and Intellution…

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Welcome, Steve!

We are excited to welcome Steve Jozwiak to the Convergence Controls & Engineering, LLC team! Steve brings over 13 years of experience in controls and automation engineering with experience across platforms including Rockwell Automation, Emerson, Schneider Electric, ABB, Inductive Automation, and more. Working in #energy, #oilandgas, #powergeneration, #foodandbeverage and other industry, Steve has done full…

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ROKLive – June 2020 Overview

One silver lining to travel restrictions – saving thousands on travel, hotels, and time going to conferences. ROKLive is a Rockwell Automation Virtual event happening June 10-19th delivering training, labs, presentations and thought leadership. Registration is free, but required to attend. Can’t attend the scheduled sessions? Register anyways and get access until November 2020 for…

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