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The expertise and technology to help you operate safely and optimize performance.

From installation, calibration, startup, turnarounds, and aftermarket repair, PML has you covered.

We work to create value for you by delivering services that support all aspects of the equipment lifecycle to help you operate safely, consistently, and economically. Through collaboration, we aim to understand your objectives, determine where support is needed, and align deliverables to meet your needs to achieve consistent and repeatable results.

Lifecycle Services


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Annual Cybersecurity Assessment

Secure your process control system from cybersecurity risks

Cybersecurity Assessments

Every day, there are new headlines proclaiming the current global malware spreading is the “largest ever” and that, despite any protections employed, multimillion dollar cyber-criminal organizations are working very hard to get to our assets. The good news is that each new revelation makes us re-think whether our systems are fully protected from these attacks.

The consequences of a cyber-attack can cause serious damage to your plant, reduce, or shut down production, and even have safety and environmental implications. Use Emerson and PML’s Annual Cybersecurity Assessment service to identify vulnerabilities, and remediate protection gaps, and secure your process control system from cybersecurity risks.

Our Annual Cybersecurity Assessment service will help you understand how secure your system is relative to best practices and provide guidance on how to make improvements. In addition, this service also identifies gaps in your control system security giving you the opportunity to remediate those weaknesses. With our help, you can strengthen your control system security protection and meet your system availability and operational integrity requirements.

The loss of revenue due to a cybersecurity attack can be extensive. Help prevent potential loss of revenue and brand reputation while reducing the risk of liabilities with our Annual Cybersecurity Assessment service.

Backup and Recovery

Backup and recovery service for peace of mind

Backup and Recovery

Your plant produces many things, including the data required to operate, manage and document your plant processes. How do you go about protecting this data and ensuring that a loss of data will not disrupt production?

1) Our field service engineers will work with you to determine what data needs to be backed up

2) We then work with your team to decide where to backup this data for disaster recovery purposes

3) A naming convention is developed with your team for the backed up data

4) We jointly determine the frequency of required backups

5) We determine the frequency required to perform periodic data verification tests of all backed up data to check for corruption, etc.

Commissioning & Start Up – Measurement

Ensure correct installation, commissioning and start-up

Commissioning and Startup Measurement

Specifying, selecting, and procuring an advanced measurement package is only part of the process. Tightening regulatory standards require the use of more complex measurement systems than ever before; correct installation, commissioning and start-up are vital.

PML’s measurement commissioning and start-up support team can collaborate with your installation team to ensure the highest possible measurement accuracy. Once the advanced measurement package is installed, a field service technician will commission and start-up the package while training your field operations personnel for successful operation.

Control Valve Service and Repair

Fisher-certified repair

Control Valve Service Repair Cert
  • Ensures that all Fisher brand valves are repaired to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)specifications and maintain all markings on valves and the associated instrumentation.

  • Provides Certified Repair Services with expedited repairs to address specific valve problems during a short repair window.

  • Delivers Quality Repair procedure for all control valve repair business in Fisher Lifecycle Services.

  • Offers standard final inspection criteria for all Fisher Lifecycle Services.

  • Provides formalized use of General Customer Specifications for all outages.

DeltaV Analyze Alarm Reports

Alarm performance and its impact on your operator effectiveness

DeltaV Analyze Alarm Reports make it easy to find the alarms that occur most frequently, are stale alarms, fleeting alarms, chattering alarms, alarms that experience long delays for operators to acknowledge and those that are most often suppressed. Proper Alarm Management implementation ensures that the correct alarms are annunciated to the operator at all times. This includes all modes of process operation.

Poorly configured alarms in the control system lead to millions of dollars of direct losses per year and even more in production losses. Alarm “floods” lead to unsafe conditions and increase the probability of incidents resulting in financial loss.

  • Deviation alarms in regulated industries $2,000 to $6,000/alarm

  • U.S. petrochemical industry losses $10-20 billion

  • Annual equipment damage over $2 billion

  • Typical cost of incident $100,000 to $1 million

  • Major refining incidents average $80 million

DeltaV Alarm Reports

Our reports can better identify gaps to help you to manage your alarm load, identify bad actor alarms, and help you meet regulatory compliance. By taking advantage of this service, you can obtain an assessment of your current alarm performance vs. industry standards, identify what DeltaV features are available to address problem areas, and implement the tools on your system.

DeltaV Lifecycle Consulting & Maintenance

With OEM factory-trained and certified specialists

DeltaV Lifecycle Consulting &  Maintenance

Emerson and PML have original equipment manufacturer (OEM) factory trained and certified field service specialists with the expertise and experience to help our customers maintain their DeltaV installations and offer the following lifecycle consulting and maintenance services:

  • Provide on-demand DeltaV troubleshooting and emergency maintenance services

  • Provide troubleshooting and maintenance on DeltaV Virtualized systems

  • Perform Knowledge-Based Article (KBA) review consulting services

  • Prepare and implement a DeltaV Health Score Improvement program

  • Implement a validated and tested backup and recovery solution to protect your system data

  • DeltaV Mobile consultation and implementation

  • DeltaV Logbooks consultation and implementation

DeltaV Loop

Know how well your control loops perform on your DeltaV System

DeltaV Loop

The Control Performance Score in the DeltaV Dashboard is intended to make you aware of control performance improvement opportunities to help improve plant operations by improving Safety, increasing Production, and lowering Costs. With DeltaV Loop Service, you will have additional resources at your disposal to help improve your Control Performance Score.

  • Gain insight from industry experts into your DeltaV Control Performance Score

  • Get recommended actions to improve your Control Performance Score

  • Receive regular feedback from PML and Emerson Control Performance Experts

  • Minimize Operator interventions on Site

  • Maximize number of Automatic and well performing loops

  • Identify Bottlenecks

  • Investigate Instrumentation and Tuning issues

  • Improve safety, product quality and throughput

DeltaV System Health Management

Improve your DeltaV system’s availability and reduce your risks

System health management, defined here as the systematic elimination of risks to system reliability, security and performance, is an ongoing process. The system health score in DeltaV measures how well risks to your system’s safety, security and process are being managed. The fewer the number of open or unaddressed risks to your system, the better the score. Change is constant, and so is the need for an effective, sustained and measurable program of system health management.

  • Address technical concerns mentioned in each customer specific KBA

  • Increased cybersecurity protection through updated software patches

  • Identified action plans for the next Preventive Maintenance service

  • Identify and replace hardware that are changing lifecycle statuses to Supported and Retired

  • Scheduled recurring review of the DeltaV Dashboard to maintain health score gains

DeltaV System Health
  • Minimize Operator interventions on Site

  • Maximize number of Automatic and well performing loops

  • Identify Bottlenecks

  • Investigate Instrumentation and Tuning issues

  • Improve safety, product quality and throughput

Gas Chromatography Maintenance

Ensure continuous and optimum performance

Gas Chromatography Maintenance

Regular service and calibration of gas chromatographs are key. PML provides important regular service and calibration of gas chromatographs.

  • Quarterly service

  • Review maintenance procedures with operating/maintenance personnel to ensure proper chromatograph operation

  • Address operational maintenance issues or questions

  • Perform configuration checks, diagnostic tests, verification of system components, and full calibration

Instrumentation Field Services

Complete field services for valve and instrument products

Instrumentation Field Services

Automated valves and instruments are very sophisticated, intelligent devices comprised of sensitive electronics, complex materials and intricate designs.

This complexity coupled with a shortage of technical work force in the field increases the risk of improper installation and maintenance of your instrumentation assets.

We have a fully staffed team of technical specialists focused on specific product families to provide the best support necessary for the products we’ve supplied.

  • Utilize fast response to field trouble calls

  • Rely on our factory trained product specialists

  • Save time and money for your operation

Instrumentation Calibration Services

Keep operations running efficiently, reliably, and safely

Instrument Calibration

PML can help you keep your measurement instrumentation calibrated, configured and functioning.

Inaccurate process measurements can adversely impact your quality, reliability and profitability. Our local technicians are able to calibrate any type and model of measurement device to ensure your operations are running efficiently, reliably and safely. If scheduled calibration frequencies is a requirement in your industry, entrust the work to our service personnel to ensure it’s done properly – and promptly. This added support allows your maintenance staff to focus on other more important tasks.

  • Early identification of instrumentation issues to prevent long-term problems

  • Utilize advanced device diagnostics tools to quickly and accurately assess asset health

  • Ensure proper calibration procedures, frequencies and documentation

  • Calibration management programs available for all your measurement instrumentation and control valves

Safety and Pressure Relief Valve Testing & Repair

An authorized provider of Emerson pressure management products

Safety Valve Repair

Our technical expertise and experience with valve repair, being an Emerson Authorized Service Repair Facility and a National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors “VR” and T/O Certified Workshop would ensure that we provide quality end product and services without compromising the health and safety of personnel and the environment.

  • Inspection, Overhaul / Test Only And Certification Of Pressure Relief / Safety Devices.

  • Supply of trained and certified pressure relief device technicians and inspectors

  • One (1) fully equipped and functioning PRD Mobile Unit (To conduct on-site services)

  • Availability of three (3) test benches

• Two (2) NBBI Approved J-Tube Test Benches to facilitate air, nitrogen and liquid test medium at 3,500 PSI
• One (1) Ventil test bench to test to facilitate air and liquid test medium at 4,350 PSI / 300 BAR
• In-house paint shop

Remote DeltaV Preventative System Maintenance

Preserve the DeltaV DCS system availability and reliability

Remote DeltaV Maintenance

Improve business performance and protect your automation investment with one of the largest global services and support organizations in the industry.

Emerson factory trained and certified service specialists will perform a prescribed set of maintenance tasks using a standard and proven procedure. This expertise is supported by more than 40 years of process systems industry experience and thousands of customers worldwide. DeltaV Scheduled System Maintenance and Preventive Maintenance provides site services to proactively maintain and continually advance and enhance your Emerson control system installation.

With this program, you can keep your control system hardware and software maintenance requirements up-to-date while maintaining a flexible path forward to new technology.

  • Improve process availability

  • Reduce operations and maintenance costs

  • Receive services executed by Emerson experts

The execution of this service can be done remotely by enabling a cybersecure remote connection between PML and the customer’s ProPlus station following all Emerson cybersecurity guidelines. This will allow our service engineer to run the data collection and Analysis tools to capture the system health parameters used for analysis. In case this remote connection is not available, our office can provide instructions to the customer about how to access and execute the standard tools.

Site Evaluation

Achieve maximum operational performance and reliability from DeltaV DCS

Site Evaluation

An innovative, proactive evaluation process to get the maximum operational performance and reliability from the DeltaV distributed control system (DCS).

The Site Evaluation Service will enable customers to assess the configuration state and performance of the main elements of their system against Emerson’s best practices, determining areas for improved performance and highlighting potential issues to process performance and uptime.

  • Assesses the site across several dimensions

  • High level revision of installed hardware, software and power and grounding system

  • Product lifecycle and reliability status

  • Status of cybersecurity protection for optimal performance

  • Performance of alarms against industry standards and best practices

  • Performance and synchronization of control loops

  • Workforce training and development

  • Make better, more informed decisions

  • Lower operating costs for the system

  • Improve safety, security and asset reliability