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Shadi Wadi-Ramahi Joins ControlSoft

ControlSoft is pleased to welcome our newest team member, Shadi Wadi-Ramahi, as a Commercial Manager responsible for managing the sales for several of our major accounts, overseeing our channel partner program and for managing all of our inside sales activities.

Mr. Wadi holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Ohio University, and an MBA degree from Oakland City University, and comes to us with 23 plus years’ experience in industrial automation and process control. Prior to joining ControlSoft, Mr. Wadi-Ramahi held key positions at other well-known industrial automation companies, including Metso, Invensys Ltd., and Yokogawa. In his latest position at Metso, he was responsible for managing channel partners in North America and the Middle East. Mr. Wadi-Ramahi is fluent in both English and Arabic.

Joe Patella, General Manager said “Shadi’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge make him keenly qualified to assume a major role within the ControlSoft family.  The addition of Shadi strongly reflects our commitment to remaining a leader in our industry.  Our customers continue to demand technological excellence from every member of our team and we were fortunate to find someone of Shadi’s caliber to fill this position. I’m confident that Shadi will continue our heritage of providing and implementing quality solutions for our customers.”

We believe Mr. Wadi will be a great asset to our growing team, as we continue to expand ControlSoft software and services globally, and we welcome him aboard.

About ControlSoft

Since 1985, ControlSoft has been a global provider of platform-independent process control software and engineered solutions. Our products and services are sought by prominent companies in leading industries. By maintaining a focus on improving plant availability, production efficiency, operational safety and environmental compliance, we continue to deliver world-class control solutions for our customers.

INTUNE & INTUNE+

INTUNE and INTUNE+ v6.5.0.1 Available

We are pleased to announce that INTUNE and INTUNE+ v6.5.0.1 are now available. Highlights include:

  • Interface to PI System.
  • Performance Improvements.
  • Additional usability enhancements and bug fixes.

Connecting to a PI System

You can now use INTUNE+ CLPM Software to collect historical and real-time data from your OSIsoft® PI System®. Using the Auto Tune tool, you can interface to your PI System, query data and import queried data into INTUNE software to help optimize your plant performance.

INTUNE+ CLPM Software can analyze this data and make adjustments to process variables that will help your process run in a stable, predictable, and consistent manner, at or close to setpoint.

Performance Improvements

  • New Project Data Format – For improved performance when loading, executing, and saving projects, the INTUNE project format has been modified to a new data format. Projects saved in the new format can be reverted back to the original format.
  • Export/Import Loop Functionality – The Export/Import loop functionality has been updated for better performance.
  • Updates to Find Tags Dialog
  • Updates to Property Configuration Dialog
  • Report Metadata – Report Type properties containing Company information are now editable during runtime.
  • System I/O Reports – System IO reports have been discontinued.

For detailed information, please see the INTUNE Software v6.5.0.1 Release Notes, publication MN109A-EN, included with the software download.

INTUNE+ PI System OSIsoft

ControlSoft Joins OSIsoft Partner EcoSphere

ControlSoft is pleased to announce that we have been accepted into the OSIsoft Partner EcoSphere Program as an Application Partner.

The benefits of this partnership will be realized by customers who choose to interface the ControlSoft INTUNE®+ Control Loop Performance Monitoring (CLPM) with an existing OSIsoft PI System®. ControlSoft is developing software that allows INTUNE+ to connect like a client application at either the PI Archive or PI Asset Framework level. This enhanced method of data exchange between the INTUNE+ and the PI System improves usability and security beyond that available today.

OSIsoft’s PI System captures data from sensors, manufacturing equipment and other devices and turns it into rich, real-time insights for saving energy, improving productivity or developing new products. Over 1,000 leading utilities, 90 percent of the largest oil and gas companies and more than 65 percent of the Fortune 500 industrial companies rely on the PI System to get the most out of their businesses. Worldwide, the PI System manages over 1.6 billion data streams.

“Our customers are demanding that the exchange of information between applications related to their process control system be done in a reliable, fault-tolerant and secure environment” said Joe Patella, General Manager, ControlSoft. Inc. “We believe that the infrastructure provided by the OSIsoft PI System will help ControlSoft meets these demands. For over 30 years our customers have placed their trust in us to deliver process control solutions which optimize their plant’s performance while stabilizing and improving the safety of their operations. We will diligently work to earn that trust and believe that joining the OSIsoft Partner Ecosphere Program is evidence of our continual commitment to Customer Satisfaction.”

OSIsoft, the OSIsoft logotype, and PI System are registered trademarks of OSIsoft, LLC. INTUNE is a registered trademark of ControlSoft Inc.