Who We Work With
Brock Solutions works with Manufacturers, Airports, Airlines, Water Authorities and Warehousing/Distribution centres all over the world. We provide industry-leading automation projects, software solutions, sustainment and consulting services that reduce operating costs and extend the life of existing systems, universally improving operations in a way that drives measureable value for each of our customers.
Brock Solutions’ co-CEO John Southcott served on the MESA Board of Directors from 2008 to 2010 and has served as Chairman of the International Board of Directors. Brock Solutions’ Manufacturing Operations Management Practice Leader – Stephanie Mikelbrencis – is currently Chair of the MESA Americas Board. In 2016, Brock Solutions reached the highest status within MESA’s certification process as a “MESA-Recognized Business”.
International Society of Automation
ISA is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation and software by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities (www.isa.org). Brock often incorporates ISA-95 and ISA-88 standards in our project deliverables.
The United States Department of Homeland Security
The United States Department of Homeland Security has certified Brock Solutions’ In-Line EDS Baggage Security Screening System technology, a solution used in over 40 U.S. airports for automating the processing of passenger’s checked baggage, which is a National security initiative for the U.S. Government every year.
International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering
ISPE is the world’s largest not-for-profit association dedicated to educating and advancing pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals and their industry (www.ispe.org). Brock contributes both white papers and formal presentations on automation and MES-related topics in annual ISPE forums.
Association for Iron & Steel Technology
Brock is a member of AIST, often contributing white papers and presentations on automation and real-time IT solutions to the Steel community. We are often asked to share our perspectives on how to design real-time solutions that deliver value to a steel manufacturer’s bottom line based on our experience in the real-time area.
International Air Transit Association
Part of simplifying the business initiative, which is primarily IT executives from airlines and airports all over the world (93% of industry represented). Brock is involved in 3 technical working groups and is an IATA Strategic Partner.
Brock Solutions is an authorized Rockwell Automation Solution Provider and a Rockwell Automation Recognized Systems Integrator. For 15+ years, Brock has been engineering solutions that automate process and discrete industry operations globally using a broad range of Rockwell/Allen Bradley products.
Brock Solutions is an Enterprise Integrator of Ignition by Inductive Automation, the unlimited platform for SCADA, IIoT, MES, and so much more. Brock Solutions’ extensive experience in delivering large-scale enterprise projects qualified us to be the first integrator to be recognized as an Enterprise Integrator in the Inductive Automation Integrator Program. Brock has engineers across our various offices who’ve reached the highest level of certification for the latest version of Ignition software, and has successfully delivered numerous mission-critical Ignition implementations for their enterprise customers.
Brock Solutions is recognized as a certified Siemens Solution Partner and has been implementing Siemens’ products as part of full-scale technical solutions for over 20 years. Our experience involves the design, development, and deployment of projects for a variety of industries, and includes application of the complete breadth of products and systems that are part of Siemens’ Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) suite/common-solution technology platform.
Registered System Integrator
Brock Solutions is a Wonderware (by Schneider Electric) Registered System Integrator. Wonderware is recognized as a global leader in industrial software such as HMIs, SCADAs, MES, Data Historians, Batch Management software, and Energy Monitoring and Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence applications. For 10+ years, Brock has been applying Wonderware technology as the foundation for real-time automation solutions.
Strategic System Integrator Partner
Brock Solutions is an ABB Strategic System Integration Partner. ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies. Brock’s business relationship with ABB spans 15+ years.
Brock Solutions is a recognized Solution Partner of PTC ThingWorx, an industrial innovation platform designed to rapidly deliver IIoT applications. Brock and ThingWorx are actively engaged in delivering IIoT solutions to customers looking to kick-start their digital journey, providing visibility and actionable insights to manufacturers in a number of industry specific verticals including automotive.
Brock Solutions is a certified OSIsoft Partner. OSIsoft is the manufacturer of the PI System software suite recognized as a global-industry standard for real-time data infrastructure solutions. For 15+ years, Brock has been applying OSIsoft PI technology on big data projects across multiple industries.
Brock Solutions employs 70+ software designers/developers experienced with Microsoft platforms and related components. Where Microsoft software is the foundation for projects, we specialize in drafting loosely-coupled, service-oriented architectures (SOAs) based on SOAP/XML web services, with associated development work utilizing Microsoft VisualStudio 2013 or .NET Framework, XML/XSL. Additionally, high availability is achieved using technologies best suited to each customer situation, and include Windows Clustering, Virtual Machines, among others.
Brock Solutions is a Gartner client, and has been working with Gartner for several years as both a contributor to and consumer of Gartner research, consulting and advisory services. We have been featured in research and advisory papers related to MES/MOM implementation services, and have deep relationships with the advisory group focused on the Manufacturing space.
Brock Solutions is a valued iBASEt partner for highly regulated aerospace, defense and discrete manufacturers. With decades of experience integrating both the automation and ERP/PLM layers with MES, Brock Solutions has expertise in scoping requirements, building practical business cases, and providing implementation roadmaps that drive value while balancing quick wins, risks, and readiness. Our unique methodology, industry knowledge, and best practices help customers effectively and pragmatically start their digital journey.
Brock Solutions has extensive expertise deploying the latest Apriso tools and product suite for our Manufacturing clientele. Our expertise covers typical S95 functionality, as well as integration to both plant-floor/machines and ERP systems. Our deployments have been based on an Agile approach, bringing value quickly to our customers, while ensuring buy-in by operational and IT stakeholders.
Brock Solutions is a member of the GE Digital Solution Provider program, where we have engineered, deployed, and sustained GE iFix systems. The most recent installation involved 10 manufacturing plants in a regulated environment with 1.2M tags, 200+ mission-critical client workstations, 3,000+ screens, and over 50,000+ alarms. Our approach involves investment in SCADA libraries (dynamos) and other proprietary rapid development tools to ensure we are efficient, consistent, and organized.
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