GPA is participating in the 2018 aTAPPI Papercon convention in Charlotte, NC April 15 – 18, 2018. GPA will be showcasing our services of process automation and information technology. We will be located at booth #704 in the Charlotte Convention Center. Our automation team will have an interactive PLC simulation attendees can watch and our information […]
GPA is happy to announce its partnership with Aspen Technology, Inc., the asset optimization company. GPA will be integrating Aspen Mtell® predictive analytics and Aspen DMC3 Adaptive Process Control software into their process control and automation offerings. GPA, headquartered in Wilmington NC, has delivered modern process automation and control platforms to the pulp & paper, […]
Wilmington, NC — After 22 years at the helm of GPA, Roel Harsta is announcing his retirement. Dan Lee will assume the duties of President & CEO at the beginning of 2018. Mr. Lee joined the company in 2000. Mr. Harsta states, “During Dan’s time at GPA, he has emerged as a leader with an […]
GPA’s Southwest Regional Engineering Manager, Pat Dixon, serves on the College of Engineering and Computing Advisory Council at the Miami University in Ohio and is Chair of the Pulp and Paper Foundation Academic Committee. Pat recently visited the University and gave presentations to Seniors of the Chemical Engineering Department on process control.
Global Process Automation (GPA) is pleased to announce that Daniel Lee, VP of Operations, will speak at the Pulp & Paper forum for the second time at the upcoming 2017 Automation Fair held by Rockwell Automation in Houston, TX. This forum is scheduled for Thursday, November 16 from 9AM until 11AM. Mr. Lee will be […]
Our own Scott McNeil was invited to give a presentation at the Industrial Controls Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG) Fall conference in Pittsburgh, PA. He spoke about his experience with malware cyber incidences in Industrial Controls Networks including an analysis of malware type, attack vectors, east/west network movement and remediation.
Cleveland, TN – The Career Exploration class at Bradley Central High School in Cleveland, TN recently hosted Dave Maddux to discuss career opportunities in the technology field. Along with increasing technology which has changed the dynamics of the job market, skilled labor plays an integral part as well. Maddux discussed the growing demand for skilled […]
GPA’s Virginia office was able to donate items for adults, children and babies impacted by Hurricane Irma. Many thanks to Pastor Scott Tischler and others at Life Church (Colonial Heights, VA) for the opportunity.
We’re growing again! GPA is excited to announce their new relocated office in Chester, VA. GPA has been expanding up the East coast from their home office in North Carolina, picking up a number of new projects in the Mid-Atlantic. After being in the Richmond area for five years, the office size needed to expand. […]
GPA is proud to announce the successful completion of a legacy DCS migration to Rockwell’s PlantPAX control system platform at the International Paper facility located in Riegelwood, North Carolina. The control system migration of the mill’s Flakt Dryer machine from a mixture of legacy ABB MOD300 and Allen Bradley PLC’s to PlantPAX was the fifth […]