Tolland, CT, August 01, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Control Station today announced that Rick Bontatibus has joined the Company’s leadership team as Vice President of Global Sales. Mr. Bontatibus is responsible for transforming the Company’s sales operations and for extending its market leadership beyond regulatory control software. His arrival corresponds with growing market demand for intuitive supervisory level capabilities particularly in the areas of performance monitoring and asset management.
Mr. Bontatibus brings over 20 years of experience in sales management within the automation industry. Prior to joining Control Station, he was instrumental in building Computational Systems into a market-leading supplier of asset management technologies. The company was acquired by Emerson Electric in 1997 and integrated into the asset optimization division of Emerson Process Management. During his tenure with Emerson Mr. Bontatibus held various sales management positions culminating in responsibility for the North American region. More recently, he served as Vice President of Sales at Integra-Cast where he successfully directed significant increases to revenue and profitability.
“Rick’s background combines extensive experience in complex, consultative sales with proven capabilities in sales management. Those are precisely the traits needed as we take PlantESP to the global market,” shared Dennis Nash, President of Control Station.
PlantESP™ is the Company’s recently expanded and differentiated platform for performance monitoring and predictive analytics. It addresses the growing need among process manufacturers for advanced diagnostics that can be used to both increase production output and avoid equipment failure. Unplanned downtime costs manufacturers an estimated 5% annually in lost productivity.
About Control Station
Control Station equips process manufacturers with innovative and intuitive solutions that enhance plant production and profitability.
Founded in 1988 the Company has consistently introduced software-based technologies that simplify the identification, isolation, and correction of production-related issues. Control Station’s Loop-Pro™ PID controller tuning products accurately model oscillatory and noisy process data, and are widely considered best-in-class. The Company’s PlantESP™ technology platform provides real-time monitoring and advanced diagnostics. Loop Performance Monitoring isolates issues that negatively impact production control systems. Predictive Analytics provides advance warning of conditions that lead to equipment failure and costly production downtime.
The portfolio of products is available from Control Station, its channel partners, and as OEM solutions through leading automation vendors.