aeSolutions has experienced 100 percent growth over the last 18 months. The company will consolidate multiple Upstate facilities into 24,000 square feet of office space at 250 Commonwealth Drive in Greenville, updating and upfitting the space to accommodate its corporate headquarters, engineering and research and development teams in a single, state-of-the-art facility.
aeSolutions held a ribbon cutting ceremony on August 23, 2012 for employees and guests at 250 Commonwealth Drive, Greenville, South Carolina. Brian Merriman, President & CEO, cut the ribbon with assistance from Ken O’Malley, COO, and Todd Mitchell, CFO. Amy Love with South Carolina Department of Commerce and Tony Smith with Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC) spoke on behalf of their organizations.
Automation.com featured aeShield—Powered by aeSolutions, in the ISA Automation Week Daily Update on October 20, 2011.
aeSolutions announces aeShield Safety Lifecycle Management System
aeShield is a comprehensive platform for executing a sustainable risk management program through the automation of the safety lifecycle process.
Alarm Management Principles Training Seminar: Two‑day training seminar on the principles of alarm management. It is designed to increase understanding of alarm systems and how implementation of those systems will affect both specific areas and the organization as a whole.
Alarm Management Principles Upcoming Dates:
ISA Training - Boiler/Burner Management Webinar Series
Pricing (per site/per webinar)
• $215 ISA Member
• $240 Affiliate Member
• $270 Community Member/List
Save up to 25% when you register for all four webinars in the series at one time! To take advantage of the series pricing ($645 ISA Member; $720 Affiliate Member; $810 Community Member/List), you must call ISA Customer Service at +1 919-549-8411 to register as this offer is not available online.
The ISA Boiler/Burner Management Webinar Series instructor is Mike Scott, PE, CFSE, Vice President of Process Safety of aeSolutions. He has over 25 years of experience in risk analysis, safety instrumented systems and control systems engineering, where he performed / implemented conceptual design, detailed design, configuration, and startup / commissioning exercises for the process industry. He has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Masters of Engineering for the University of South Carolina, Columbia with an emphasis on chemical process modeling, simulation and advanced controls. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Alaska, Georgia, South Carolina and Illinois. In addition, he is a Certified Functional Safety Expert. Mike is an ISA Member, is the current Assistant Subcommittee Chairman for Burner Management Systems for the new ISA Safety Division and an IEC 61511 committee member. Mike has facilitated several panel sessions and presented numerous papers at ISA events on Safety Instrumented Systems. In addition to ISA services related to Safety Instrumented Systems, Mike is a past member of Process Industries Practices (PIP) Safety System Task Team.
Boiler Control Fundamentals
6 November 2013, 2:30 - 3:30 pm EST
Course No. ES15W
When working with balance draft boilers, regardless of the basic process control system or fuel being burned, you must control six basic functions: furnace draft, drum level, feed water, fuel, air, and steam temperature. This webinar will teach you what must be controlled and how the control systems operate. This webinar will provide a basic understanding of boiler operation and control.
Is a Burner Management System (BMS) a Safety Instrumented System (SIS)?
13 November 2013, 2:30 - 3:30 pm EST
Course No. ES16PW1
This webinar presents and discusses the direction in which the industry is heading with respect to the classification of a BMS as a SIS. This webinar will overview the current codes/standards related to BMSs and how they relate to SIS standards, and present arguments as to why a BMS could be considered a SIS.
Is A Fire & Gas System A Safety Instrumented System?
20 November 2013, 2:30 - 3:30 pm EST
Course No. ES16PW2
This webinar will explore the current trends in the market place and industry in general with respect to Fire and Gas Detection Systems and their relationship to Safety Instrumented Systems (SISs). The concept of a Safety Instrumented Fire and Gas Detection System will be introduced and explained in detail. Design issues associated with Safety Instrumented Fire and Gas Detection Systems will also be addressed.
Introduction to the 61-511 Changes
27 November 2013, 2:30 - 3:30 pm EST
Course No. ES16PW3
IEC 61-511, Functional Safety - Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector, is currently undergoing a revision cycle. This webinar will provide an overview of proposed modifications to IEC 61-511 with an emphasis on those modifications that could have an impact on the specification, design, and operation of Safety Instrumented Systems.