Methodworks

16096 N 20th Street
Nampa, Idaho 83687
USA
Phone: 208.371.4170
info@methodworks.net

Regions

  • Idaho

Signature Projects

  • City of Emmett Water and Wastewater Facilities
 

Partner Overview

Methodworks is an automation and information systems integration firm that specializes in creating solutions for the water and wastewater industries. We offer systems engineering, design consultation, system development, startup, and training. Methodworks develops integrated plant-floor-to-business-level solutions from the ground up, or we can help you with upgrades to existing control, SCADA, and business systems. Our industry focus has facilitated implementation of innovative ideas that enable operators, engineers and managers to run their facilities more efficiently.

Methodworks has over twelve years of experience working with industrial automation, instrumentation, and control systems, with the last eight years being dedicated solely to the water and wastewater treatment industries. Because of this industrial focus, we have a better understanding of your needs and therefore provide the high-quality products and services that are best suited for your types of applications.

Specific applications experience examples are:
  • PLC Programming
We have a wide range of experience with all types of programmable logic controllers and programmable automation controllers, including Modicon, Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Opto 22, and SCADAPack, just to name a few.
  • Human-Machine Interface
Methodworks designs all kinds graphical interface systems ranging from simple equipment-specific touch screens to feature-robust SCADA systems, using products like ClearSCADA and Wonderware. Methodworks is a SCADAPartner with Control Microsystems for the ClearSCADA product. 
  • Onsite Startup, Commissioning, and Testing
Methodworks installs, commissions, and provides one year of warranty support on all software and hardware systems we deliver. This includes point-to-point and loop checks, control hardware configuration, network configuration, operational readiness testing, process startup, and follow-up support.
  • Engineering Audits and Specifications
Our tried and true method to system integration is to work with the client at the start of the project to create a Control System Description (CSD). This document includes such information as: process descriptions, sequence of operations, code block diagrams and a project data base. All of these parts are necessary to ensure a successful and easy startup.
  • Custom Database and Software
Methodworks has completed a number of projects where our client required specialty hardware and software to accomplish their goals. We are well versed in tools like Visual Basic, SQL, Access and technologies that allow us to proficiently build custom solutions for nearly any application.
 

Applications Experience

  • Industrial Automation: 20 years
  • Remote Monitoring: 20 years
  • Data Acquisition: 20 years
  • Machine 2 Machine: 20 years
See the Partner Overview for more Applications Experience information.
 

Solutions

Methodworks' preferred automation hardware platform is the Opto 22 SNAP PAC. We have numerous installations in the water and wastewater industry but have installed Opto 22 PACs in other industrial applications as well. 

We have used Opto 22 PACs in applications such as:
  • Wastewater liftstations
  • Water treatment
  • Water pumping facilities
  • Raw product batching and processing

Product Experience - Hardware

  • SNAP PACs

Product Experience - Software

  • PAC Project/ioProject
  • Custom software
  • 3rd Party Integration
  • Database/enterprise

Industries

  • Remote Monitoring
  • Water/Wastewater