AUTOPILOT – Continuous Diagnosis & Optimization of Industrial Systems 

A Powerful, Modular, Monitoring & Management Tool  Est. 1979, Cloud-Based Since 2008

Are you an Industrial Contractor ?

Are you an Industrial Owner or Manager ?

Are you a Facility Professional ?

Do your diagnostic tools  include sophisticated analytics ?

Are you notified as soon as a fault occurs on a system you are maintaining ? 

Are your rewarded for saving the owner money  by running systems at peak efficiency ?

Can personnel watch the performance of any system in all plants in Real-Time ?

Do you know your production efficiency by machine by shift ?

Do you know your production cost per widget ?

Still using dataloggers? Wasting hours making calculations ?

How do you verify that your solutions worked, in 1, 2, or 3 years ?

Like to have a tool to enable you to produce continuing value for your clients ?

We developed AutoPilot to help us run facilities more efficiently. We can help you do the same.

We will Customize Panels for your Production, Compressed Air, Chilled Water, Hot Water, Pumping, Hydraulics, Electrical, Lighting & Other Systems.

We Provide

You Can Provide

Or We Can Do It All

  • Preconfigured Panels
  • A List of Monitoring Points & Sensors
  • Drawings & Specifications
  • Training & Support
  • Wiring & Sensors
  • System Installation
  • Sensor Connections to Panels
  • Power & Web Connections to Panels
  • Your System will be Online & ready for you to:
  • Login to Your Secure Portal
  • View Your System
  • Optimize Your Plant

Testimonials & Results

Plant Engineer, General Electric Appliance Plant

“Through operating changes alone, we have improved our system efficiency 20% which will cut our costs between $200,000 and $300,000 a year. We had no way to do it before we had the AutoPilot System”


  • Reduced annual Air Compressor electric costs by 20%
  • Payback on investment: 3 months

Manager of Maintenance, RCA Thomson Consumer Electronics

“We evaluated several systems and selected AutoPilot because it was easier to install and the software development and support could not be matched by anyone else. … With AutoPilot you get the whole package, they have tailored the programs to our specific needs. We have assigned accurate dollar figures on what it costs to generate compressed air, chilled water and produce steam and have been able to allocate costs among three departments.”


  • Reduced Air Compressor costs 20%
  • Reduced Injection Molding Press costs 50%

Engineer, GenCorp Automotive Components Plant

“Using the AutoPilot System for my Six Sigma Project, I identified, implemented, documented and maintained annual cost savings of approximately $125,000. My project was identified as the # 1 cost savings opportunity corporation wide and my company plans to install the AutoPilot System in all of our plants.


  • Reduced Peak Demand 500 KW
  • Reduced electrical consumption 100,000 KWH per month
  • Payback on investment: less than 1 year
  • Project won top award in Six Sigma Program
  • Identified as the No. 1 opportunity to improve profits Corporate-wide

Vice President, Manufacturing, Golden Castings

“We have, for the first time been able to understand and begin to manage our electric costs effectively. Before AutoPilot we had no way to track and evaluate the overall performance of our compressed air system”


  • Reduced annual utility costs by 21%
  • Payback on investment: 3 months

General Manager, Mariah Meat Packing Plant

“Knowing the utility costs associated with specific systems within out plant helped us to determine that it was no longer competitive in our industry. We shut down one energy-intensive operation and have realized considerable savings by subcontracting that portion of our business.”


  • Identified annual utility costs savings opportunities of 40%
  • Found 400 ton false load in the refrigeration system

Plant Engineer, Kosmos Cement Plant

“By detecting high amperage on a 3,000 Hp motor, we avoided a catastrophic failure and the AutoPilot System paid for itself (more than $100,000) in one day”


  • Reduced Peak Demand 2,250 KW
  • Reduced electrical consumption 200,000 KWH per month
  • Payback on investment: less than 1 year
  • Saved more than $100,000 in one day by averting catastrophic failure of 3,000 Hp motor.

Other Clients



  • Monthly SaaS Subscription
  • Hardware Purchase
  • Free 30 Day Customization
  • Training & Support

Google Cloud Platform

  • Flexibility & Scalability
  • Data Fully Encrypted
  • Unlimited Data Storage
  • Unlimited Users

Software & Analytics

  • Custom Reports & Graphs
  • Predictive & Proactive Maintenance
  • Optimization, Fault Detection & Alarms
  • View All Systems, Facility or Enterprise-Wide


  • Digital & Analog Sensor Inputs
  • Accepts Pulses, 4-20 ma, 0-5 or 0-10 VDC, Modbus & more
  • Permanent or Portable Installation
  • Ethernet Connection Standard, Cell Modem Optional


  • Utility Meters
  • Sub-Meters
  • Production Equipment
  • Compressors
  • HVAC


  • Hydraulics
  • Chilled Water
  • Boilers
  • Cooling Towers
  • Lighting


  • Gas & Water
  • Steam
  • Pumps/Motors
  • Electrical Systems
  • Custom


Expose Waste, Generate & Document Immediate Savings

Optimize Sequencing, Performance and Efficiency

Trend & Diagnose Changes in Equipment & Systems

Generate Custom Reports & Graphs in Dollars, kWh, Widget & more

Measure & Manage Peak Demand, Night & Weekend Loads

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