Cogent Automation Ltd - Industrial Automation & Process Control Systems, Cambridge

Cogent Automation, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Hello, We Are Cogent Automation

We design and deliver high-integrity process automation solutions to the utilities, manufacturing, refining and service industries.

Who We Are

Based in Cambridge, we design and deliver high-integrity process automation solutions. From small, mobile machines to Lighthouses, Water Treatment Plants, Aircraft Manufacturing Facilities, Hydro Electrical Generation Plants and Metal Refineries, our control systems are deployed across a vast spectrum of industrial and utility sites.

Our Services

With over 40 years of experience our services include Project Management, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering and Instrumentation Engineering along with Consultancy for all aspects of Functional Safety and Safety Related Control of Machinery.

From the smallest to some of the largest control schemes around, we can tailor and deliver your new automation system to bring you immediate and long-term results. Equally we can modify your existing control systems to cater for changes in your process or to facilitate your expansion.

Our Valued Principles

Any business can proclaim sterling values but these are valuable to no-one unless they are founded on practiced principles.

Cogent has evolved from the ground up around what we actually believe in –

  • Our commitment and integrity
  • Steadfast determination
  • Creative problem solving

Taking Responsibility

A successful automation project relies on many things, one of these is an absolute understanding of your requirements. From the outset our engineers will inspire your confidence in their grasp of your application. From there we will work with you and your suppliers calling on experience and creativity to deliver highly operable, robust control systems perfectly suited to your needs.

We have an enviable reputation for solving complex and often illusive technical problems and have formed long term professional relationships with our clients by embracing their Process Automation challenges and working side by side to deliver permanent solutions.

What We Do

With decades of experience across sectors and continents, we’ve built up an enviable reputation for delivering outstanding automated systems. These are our core services.

  • Specification Development

    Automation Consultancy

    Working with clients to develop project URS, FDS, SDS and system architecture documents & providing consultancy for HAZOP, LOPA and FMEA studies

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  • Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering

    Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering

    All aspects of electrical and instrument engineering for a wide cross section of industrial projects and users

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  • Software Engineering

    Software Engineering

    Generation of all PLC, HMI, SCADA, Batching, Trending and Reporting Systems

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  • Functional Safety Engineering

    Functional Safety & Machinery Safety Engineering

    Functional and machinery safety compliance with IEC 61508, IEC 61511, EN ISO 12100, IEC 62061 and EN ISO 13849-1

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  • Project Management

    Project and Supplier Management

    Bid Package Development, Tender Analysis, Procurement, Subcontractor Management

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  • Post Commissioning

    Post Commissioning Support & Hardware Distribution

    Training, Breakdown Support, Maintenance

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Case Studies

Take a look a closer look at the selection of case studies from Cogent Automation clients, across a number of different industries.

  • Control system replacement

    Johnson Matthey Case Study

    June 2018

    Leading speciality chemicals company relies on Cogent to replace an ageing control system in a tight shutdown window, as part of their obsolescence management program.

    A legacy Allen Bradley installation of...

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  • Trinity House, London

    Trinity House Case Study

    June 2018

    General Lighthouse Authority upgrades systems with Cogent Automation.

    Working with Trinity House, the General Lighthouse Authority for England, Wales, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar, our engineers were integrated into their project...

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