Avalon Controls & Instrumentation

Year Founded:1987
Annual Revenue:$1-5 million
Listing Last Updated:6/28/2012

Contact Information
Name:Gerald Guy - President
12 Panther Place
Mount PearlNL A1N 5B1 Canada
Phone:(709) 364-5111
Fax:(709) 364-6616

Industries Served
pulp/papernuclear power

Areas Served

Engineering Specialties
human/machine interfacesinstr/data acquisitionPLCspower systems engrprocess control
alarm and monitoring systems

Product Experience
ABBAllen-BradleyEmerson Process MgmntFoxboroHoneywell
Phoenix ContactRittalRockwell AutomationSchneider ElectricSiemens

Corporate Affiliations
ABBPhoenix ContactRockwell Automation

Professional Affiliations
CSAISAProfessional Engineers & Geoscientists of NfldNfld Offshore Industries Association (NOIA)Workplace Health, Safety & Compensation Commission
Encon Professional Liability Underwriters

Corporate Resume
Avalon Controls & Instrumentation is a provider of automation, controls and instrumentation engineering services, systems integration and technical support in the heavy industrial, offshore and marine sectors of Atlantic Canada. Avalon Controls has assembled and trained a team of engineers and technicians who deliver a broad range of design consultancy and engineering support services to virtually all major industries in the region. Their operations in Atlantic Canada have amassed an array of expertise in oil and gas controls and instrumentation systems, both onshore and offshore; drilling instrumentation and control systems; Diesel power generation systems; hydro power generation systems; crane and hoisting controls; marine vessel power generation, propulsion, and machinery controls; power distribution systems; AC/DC drive systems; heat tracing systems and controls; alarm and monitoring systems; ground fault detection systems; ballast control systems; UPS systems; battery and charger systems; gas detection systems; public address and communication systems; tank gauging systems; PLC & DCS systems; hazardous area equipment audits; analytical systems; and ESD systems. Avalon has completed turnkey design/build projects for processing facility owners. They have also partnered with other engineering and construction firms and provided technical support personnel - design engineers, engineering technologists, electricians and instrumentation technologists - for major project teams. They have been engaged by Exxon Mobil to provide engineering services to implement the Facility Integrity Management System for all the Hibernia and Sable offshore oil & gas production platforms’ electrical and instrumentation systems. Avalon provides electricians, instrumentation technologists, engineering technologists and engineers to a wide range of industries. These services are provided on an as-needed basis and also on short and long term service contracts for electrical and instrument repair service, calibration service, engineering design work, DCS and PLC programming, system configuration and technical studies. Avalon has been providing personnel for regular service and replacement services for the electrical and instrumentation team on the Hibernia platform for many years. Avalon Controls is equipped to provide both hardware and software support for a variety of PLC and DCS-based control and instrumentation systems as well as pneumatic and relay-based controls. Avalon operates a field service group and a CSA-certified panel assembly shop in addition to PLC and DCS software support provided by their Controls and Instrumentation Engineering Group. Avalon Controls is a vendor-neutral company that has partnered with many major suppliers to provide local support both for new installations and existing systems. The company is a registered permit holder with the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists licensed to provide consultancy services in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. They hold professional liability insurance consistent and in compliance with good engineering practice.