Here at Warren del Caribe, Automation is viewed as "the creation and application of technology to monitor and control the production and delivery of products and services throughout plant by converged ethernet systems. Automation encompasses many vital elements, systems and job function and provides benefits to virtually all of the industries work with for example Automation provides benefits to virtually all of industry. Here are some examples:
- Manufacturing, including food and beverage and pharmaceutical, chemical and petroleum, pulp and paper
- Transportation, including automotive, aerospace, and rail
- Utilities, including water and wastewater, oil and gas, electric power, and telecommunications
- Facility operations, including security, environmental control, energy management, safety, and other building automation
Automation crosses all functions within industry from installation, integration, and maintenance to design, procurement. Automation involves a very broad range of technologies including robotics and expert systems, telemetry and communications, electro-optics, Cybersecurity, process measurement and control, sensors, wireless applications, systems integration, test measurement, and many, many more.