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PDA Performs Wonderware Infrastructure Upgrade

Recently, PDA upgraded two servers that were comprised of obsolete/insufficient hardware running outdated software versions of Wonderware System Platform, Wonderware InTouch, Wonderware Historian, and Wonderware Historian Client. Due to this existing configuration, there were limitations for full network communication of devices with varying software versions, and system expansion limitations due to hardware requirements being exceeded. If one or both servers were to fail, the client did not have precautions set-up for system back-up.

Industrial Ethernet Training Opportunity

Join Process and Data Automation & Grant Industrial at the Belden Industrial Ethernet Roadshow for Foundation Training & Troubleshooting Techniques

Grant Industrial and Process and Data Automation invite you to come learn the basics of Ethernet, helpful troubleshooting techniques, as well as best practices in network design and segmentation.

CCCNA/CCN Security Certification Boot Camp at Process and Data Automation this August

Join us at Process and Data Automation for the award-winning 7-Day Cisco CCNA/CCNA Security Certification Boot Camp that covers the knowledge and skills required to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network, and prepare for the latest CCNA exam requirements. 

‚ÄčWHEN: Monday, August 14th through Sunday, August 20th

Process and Data Automation Share Their Perspective on Leveraging Capstone Design Projects to Enhance Their Business

Process and Data Automation (PDA) President, Joe Snyder, and Electrical Design Manager, James Carrucci, have contributed as authors in the June issue of American Journal of Engineering Education. The article’s focus is Capstone Projects and how to best get industrial companies like PDA to support them.

PDA Data Services Group Finds Answers Out Of Production

Process and Data Automation's Data Services Group, connects automated equipment and systems to the business system environment including protected recipe systems, data collection and reporting, and data historian implementation. Our Data Services Group can provide the systems you need to set your systems up for proper operation and then provide the tools you need to make sure you execute as planned.

CSIA Interview with PDA President, Joe Snyder

Recently, CSIA interviewed PDA President Joe Snyder about numerous topics concerning the future of the industry. In the candid interview, Joe spoke about what lead him to a career in the control system integration industry as well as why PDA became a member of CSIA amongst many topics.


PDA is Now Ignition 7.9 CORE Certified

Process and Data Automation is proud to announce we have recently been Ignition 7.9 CORE Certified. Ignition by Inductive Automation is the industry’s only server-centric industrial automation software platform with unlimited licensing, built for connecting industrial devices, databases, and business data together in one central location.


Process and Data Automation Has Been Purchased By KRONES, Inc.

We are pleased to announce the sale of Process and Data Automation, Inc. to Krones, Inc. as
of February 14, 2017, Process and Data Automation, will officially conduct business as Process
and Data Automation, LLC, a Member of the Krones Group. Our headquarters will remain in
Erie at our existing location with a satellite office in Jamestown, NY. All contact information will
remain the same.


ISA Training Opportunity this March brought to you by Process and Data Automation and the NWIRC

Join us March 29 and 30, 2017 at Penn State Behrend for this ISA training. This course will present the methodology for the designing and developing control systems documentation. The development of piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs) and related ISA drawings are emphasized. This course covers both the development and the reading/interpreting of these documents, making it beneficial to engineers, designers, software programmers, system integrators, and technicians.



Process and Data Automation (PDA) has been included in the PBS affiliate’s (WQLN) new project, REACH INNOVATION, which highlights regional businesses who are injecting the area with capital through innovation, growth and business development.