Main Automation Contractor (MAC)


Richard Automation is uniquely qualified to deliver a vendor-independent Main Automation Contractor (MAC) solution. Objective expertise encompassing a wide range of automation and control platforms is essential when assisting clients with the selection of the best solution for their specific business and budget requirements.

The MAC offers a single point of contact for a total automation solution, delivering standardization and consistency across the entire project. In today’s business environment, this requires experience coupled with proven project methodologies, strong team work, and the drive to uncover and realize efficiencies in all areas.

RAI assembles the required expertise to ensure the seamless integration of diverse, complex automation solutions. We understand the overall success of a project is critically dependent on the consistency of personnel starting with front-end engineering design activities and continuing through plant commissioning.

We offer the following benefits not typically provided by other automation contractors who have ties to one particular automation platform:

Control System Evaluations
Front End Studies
Detailed Control System Architecture Design
Detailed Functional Design Specifications
Configuration and Graphics Development
Process Control Strategy Enhancement and Improvement
Distributive Control Systems
Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)
Legacy System Migration
Factory and Site Acceptance Tests (FAT / SAT)
System Installation, Start-up, Tuning and Commissioning
On-going Maintenance and Support

The Richard Advantage:

As a member of the RIG family of companies, RDS drives and coordinates with our related companies to implement your project. This provides reduced project risk, improved cost management seamless execution, and focused safety benefits of working with a single company. We invite you to view our sample projects and speak to our clients regarding our quality, performance and ability to finish a job safely, on time and on budget. Let us show you the Future of Engineering and how we can provide you with a unique level of flexibility and responsiveness to meet your engineering needs. We look forward to sharing more about how we can assist you when you contact us.