News

The most relevant news at Zeus Control are listed in chronological order.

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Project at Trillo Nuclear Power Plant

In June, Zeus Control was awarded a project to migrate water demineralization control systems at Trillo Nuclear Power Plant. In the plant there are two redundant water treatment lines that producce demineralized water using ion exchange resin technology. Each treatment line has a control system based on a Simatic S5 …

24. Vigésimo aniversario

Twentieth anniversary

Zeus Control turns twenty. An excellent age to face enthusiastically an uncertain future. Twenty years of hard work, setbacks, solutions, growth, disappointments, commitments, difficulties, advances, challenges, development and tough competition. The comparison between the company in 1997 and the company in 2017 is equivalent to the comparison between a new born …

Enlargement and renovation of the electrical workshop

The Zeus Control electrical workshop was expanded during the first half of 2017. The expansion has meant an increase of 200 square meters for production tasks and is the first phase of a larger project that includes both the enlargement and the renovation of the facilities. The implementation of this …

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Collaborative Robots

Collaborative robots provide new possibilities to increase productivity in manufacturing lines. Simple and repetitive tasks, those that involve no manual difficulty but are extremely boring, will be the most likely to be transferred to collaborative robots. They have important limitations such as the load that they can manipulate, or the movement …

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Integrated business management in Zeus Control

Zeus Control has started the implementation of SAP Business One to manage the whole company more efficiently and comprehensivily. The process of choosing between different management systems available on the market has taken place for almost one year being a close race until the very end. SAP Business One has …

Artificial vision

Zeus Control believes in artificial vision systems, which are thriving, becoming more and more important in the field of automation technology for industrial production. Evermore powerful hardware and software increase demand for this technology as the chosen solution for the automation of many industrial processes. There is not doubt about …

19. Sorolla Centre (616x410)

New Zeus Control office in Valencia

Since March 25, the new Zeus Control office in Valencia is officially open. Address and telephone are: 58, Avenida de Las Cortes Valencianas, 46015 Valencia. Sorolla Center, office 501. Telephone +34 960454168. The new office specializes in artificial vision, a specific automation technology. Artificial vision is applied in a growing …

18. Daniel Ariño (616x410)

Daniel Ariño joins Zeus Control

Daniel Ariño joined Zeus Control in early days of 2015. He had just completed his Degree in Industrial Electronics and Automation Engineering in Pori (Finland) after defending his degree thesis on “Improving the safety of Gantry robot”. Nordic universities are traditionally considered thorough in automatic control. We appreciate that thoroughness …

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In the five continents

Zeus Control has, for the first time, provided services or undertaken projects in all five continents in 2014. Our activity has taken place mainly in Spain but also in places as remote as New Caledonia (Oceania). Zeus Control has also developed and implemented projects in Brazil, Tunisia, the Philippines, Algeria, Chile, …

16. Oficinas renovadas

Renewed offices

Zeus Control has renewed its offices in the first half of 2014. From 1997 to 2014, Zeus Control offices were only updated to meet the needs that a growing company has. Lack of deeper renewal to standardize and modernize facilities has been felt in recent years. Finally a complete renewal …

15. Autorización UL (616x408)

UL mark

Underwriters Laboratories International has again granted Zeus Control permission for UL marking on electrical cabinets designed and built in compliance with its current standards & regulations. Zeus Control electrical cabinets, designed and built in compliance with UL 508A, may, therefore, be labelled whenever so requested by the client. Zeus Control …

14. Desmantelamiento de Zorita (618x407)

José Cabrera nuclear power plant dismantling

Zeus Control will carry out the maintenance on the supervision and control system (PVS) in the José Cabrera nuclear power plant in Zorita, Guadalajara, for 2014-2017. Since 2010, the estate-owned company ENRESA is dismantling what was the first nuclear power plant in Spain. A mobile control room had to be …

13. Celebración de fin de año (616x403)

Christmas meeting

The 2013 Christmas meeting was held at the Holiday Inn Hotel in calle María Tubau on 20th December. As on other occasions, the year´s provisional results and 2014 forecast were presented. All the staff, with a few exceptions due to work-related issues, attended and so did some of our business …

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Carrera de las Empresas

The 15th Carrera de las Empresas (Company Race) was held in Paseo de la Castellana, Madrid on 15th December. On this occasion there was a 6 Km circuit and a 10 Km circuit. Attendance was very high, with more than 8.800 runners from 2.700 different companies. Zeus Control participated with …

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Return to Elcogas Power Plant

We have re-started our activity with Elcogas. Zeus Control engineer Alberto Guerras was relocated to the Elcogas (Power) Plant in Puertollano on 11th November for a few months to participate in control system maintenance. Elcogas processes and work atmosphere are very appealing. It is a real pleasure be back with …

10. Llegaron los refuerzos (614x407)

Reinforcements

2013 has been a difficult year due to the amount of projects. Workforce reinforcements have not arrived until the last part of the year. José Antonio Orgaz, Natalia Gutiérrez and David Antón joined Zeus Control last November. Staff has gradually grown during the year, but not as much as was …

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Indra in Morocco

More than one year has passed since we started the first project for Indra. It was in Morocco in September 2012, modernizing and standardizing control systems in ten Moroccan hydroelectric power plants. This project is of special importance to Zeus Control due to: First important project for Indra, a Spanish …

8. Clase de inglés (616x405)

More classes from our “teacher”

We want to improve our English. This wish has spread throughout Zeus Control over the past year. The figures speak for themselves. Currently, there are 14 students, on average, attending classes. A year ago, there were 4. English Classes at Zeus Control are free, weekly and optional. Different groups to …

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Antonio Criado: Welcome!

Zeus Control welcomed  Antonio Criado on 9/10/2013. It was in the Environment Department where the welcome was the warmest. More than one month had passed since Juan Santaolalla had declared the imperative need for reinforcements in the Environment Department, which he leads. Work was piling up at such a rate …

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Visits on our revamped website

Zeus Control website appeared completely renovated last 1/09/2013. Over the years, several clients and associates have suggested an update, but it has, without a shadow of a doubt, taken too long. It is also true that the publishing deadline was strictly met. During the first days of September we had …

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Javier Farto rejoins Zeus Control

Javier Farto started his everyday work at Zeus Control on 19/08/2013. Five years had gone since he had last done so. During these five years he worked in important thermal power plant projects in Técnicas Reunidas and ABB, in Spain and abroad. This experience will greatly benefit Zeus Control. Welcome …

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New Basf Coatings order

On 12/08/2013 we received a purchase order from our good client Basf Coatings regarding distillation tanks’ control system in their Marchamalo plant. An important project: design, construction and supply of control panels, Siemens PCS7 programming, digitalized communication with other parts in the plant and the implementation of an SMS notification …

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Record orders

Zeus Control accumulated orders at the end of July 2013 reached a historic 2,215,378€. Never before had we reached such an amount. At the beginning of 2012, accumulated orders was at one of the lowest points we have ever known, increasing, since then, nearly uninterruptedly, to current status. By  “accumulated …

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New addition: Manuel Domingo

Manuel Domingo Gavilán, engineer with 8 years experience in industrial automation and excellent academic record, started work on 09/08/2013. He will be warmly welcomed in Zeus Control Food-Pharmacy Department, currently under heavy workload, and in need of  immediate reinforcements. Welcome Manuel!