Avid Solutions' robust methodology enhances each step of the process. We combine our firsthand plant floor experience with extensive process industry knowledge to solve complex systems challenges ranging from plant capacity expansion to multi-site, large-scale automation involving several thousand I/O.

Front End Loading (FEL)

  • Training
  • Maintenance
  • Emergency Response
  • System Support
  • Technician Services
  • Safety Reviews

Conceptual Design

  • Scope Development
  • P&ID Development
  • Budgetary Estimates
  • System Architecture
  • RFQ Development
  • URS Development
  • Validation Master Plan
  • Implementation Planning

Detailed Design & Documentation

  • Control System Design
  • Electrical Design
  • Functional Requirement Specification (FRS)
  • Detailed Design Specification (DDS)
  • Process Optimization
  • Hazard and Operability Reviews (HAZOP)

Configuration

  • DCS, PLC, HMI/SCADA, Historian, MES
  • Complete Program Documentation
  • Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT)
  • Simulation Development

Protocol Development (for regulated industries only)

  • Installation Qualification Protocol
  • Operational Qualification Protocol
  • Performance Qualification Protocol
  • Traceability Matrix

Installation

  • Project Management
  • Staging/Testing
  • Panel Fabrication
  • Installation
  • Calibration

Startup

  • Loop Checking
  • Downtime Coordination
  • Commissioning
  • Site Acceptance Testing (SAT)
  • IQ, OQ, PQ Execution

Support

  • Training
  • Maintenance
  • Emergency Response
  • System Support
  • Technician Services
  • Safety Reviews