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Our Staff of Experienced Upgrade Engineers Have Completed Hundreds of Conversions

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About Us

Your PLC Migration Services Will Be Performed by Expert Upgrade Engineers  

When you take advantage of our PLC Upgrade Program, the experienced staff of engineers at Cates Control Systems (CCS) will perform your PLC migration services. A certified Rockwell Automation systems integrator, Cates partners with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and end user manufacturers to develop and implement automation solutions. Since 1978, we have successfully completed over 15,000 automation projects. We help our customers become more profitable by:

  • Increasing production
  • Improving quality
  • Reducing costs


Industries We Primarily Serve

Food & Beverage

Building Materials

Material Handling

Water & Wastewater

Oil & Gas

Product Manufacturing

PLC-5 System Conversions

1771 Series Chassis Conversions

I/O Points


Why Choose Us for Your PLC Conversions

Benefit from our experience with large-scale migrations, regardless of the size of your PLC upgrade.

Using a blend of conversion kits and rewire swing arms, our engineers have executed complex PLC upgrades and conversions for Fortune 500 companies with stringent deadlines. This experience allows us to meet your specifications and deadlines if you already have a migration plan, or to work with you to develop the plan. We are here to guide you through the process at whatever points you need assistance. Our upgrade experts will ensure your migration project is completed on time and within budget.

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15 Upgrade Experts

Over 200 PLC-5 System Conversions

Over 400 1771 Series Chassis Conversions

Over 63,400 I/O Points


Complete System Integration


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