Automation Services

An electrical industry leader since 1913, our Automation line of business has the knowledge and experience to complete virtually any project. From process modifications to Cybersecurity As-A-Service, we deploy cutting edge technology and adhere to current industry standards and best practices for safety and quality to deliver superior services on time and on budget.

We are a vendor-agnostic provider of both Professional Control System Engineering Services and System Integration Services. Our offerings are based on over 100 years of collective experience of delivering successful consultative and professional services in a variety of industries.

I.B. Abel brings to market the process knowledge, unbiased control system platform expertise, with competence in Industrial Automation best practices to deliver reliable, secure, cost-effective solutions to address your most pressing operational needs. This mix of capabilities provides a sound foundation to address any of your system analysis, design, management, maintenance, or integration needs.

We provide solutions to:

  • Water/Wastewater Utilities
  • Food & Beverage
  • Government/Public Works
  • Industrial
  • Energy
  • Military

Locations served:

  • Mid-Atlantic Region
  • New England
  • Ohio
  • West Virginia
  • Michigan
  • Arizona
  • California

We specialize in these Automation Services:

  • Automation and Controls
  • Standards Development
  • Engineering and Design
  • Management Services
  • Cybersecurity
  • Construction Support
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AIM – Our full scope of Automation Services


  • SCADA Assessment
  • SCADA Master Planning
  • SCADA Organizational Assessments
  • Cybersecurity Assessment
  • Telecommunications
  • Platform Study & Selection
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • OT/IT Network Design
  • Process Validation
  • As-Built Documentation
  • Panel Design
  • Bid Package Support


  • Standards Development
  • PLC/HMI Programming
  • Hardware/Software Configuration
  • System Integration
  • Construction Admin
  • Cybersecurity Remediation/Implementation
  • Factory Acceptance Testing With In-House Simulation
  • Retrofit and Upgrades
  • Field Commissioning and Startup
  • Process Modifications/System Enhancements
  • Panel Fabrication


  • Standards Maintenance
  • Platform Optimization
  • Alarm Management
  • Remote Monitoring
  • Maintenance Agreements
  • Patch Management
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Health Check-ups
  • On-Call Support
  • Cybersecurity As-a-Service
  • Owner’s Engineer