Argus Controls Company Snapshot

Founded
  • 1984
Products
  • The Argus System – an all-in-one hardware and software platform for instrumentation monitoring, data acquisition, data logging, alarms, and automated equipment control.
  • Argus Multi-Feed Nutrient Injection Systems for use with the Argus System in horticulture applications.
  • Custom Line Voltage Interfacing Equipment to support installation of the Argus equipment.
Control and I/O Capabilities
  • System hardware is highly modular and distributable
  • All control hardware is Class 2 low voltage
  • Controllers and I/O modules use simple two-wire power-over-network communications cabling
  • Each high-capacity controller operates a wired network of I/O modules. The number of I/O modules is expandable to suit the applications and processes being monitored and controlled.
  • A single controller can typically manage several climates and associated equipment systems.
  • High-resolution inputs.
  • Large installations (>100 controllers) can be configured.
  • Wired and wireless controller networks are supported.
  • Systems can range in size from a few control points to many thousands.
  • Systems feature multi-point lightning protection and superior electrical noise rejection.
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Areas of Expertise
  • Environmental control
  • Water management
  • Irrigation and fertigation
  • Custom process control
  • Equipment automation
  • Custom controls and monitoring
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Industries Served
  • Greenhouse Vegetable and Ornamental Plant production
  • Nursery production
  • Forest Seedling production
  • Conservatories
  • Agriculture and Bioscience research
  • Governments and Universities
  • Recirculating Aquaculture facilities
  • Commercial Aquaponics
  • Other specialty applications
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Major Benefits
  • Argus systems provide facility-wide central command and control capabilities and secure, full featured remote system access options.
  • Argus has a long established reputation for quality, capability, and excellent customer support.
  • Argus is a technology leader with continuous R&D since inception.
  • All major components are manufactured and fully supported by Argus.
  • End-to-end system integration for seamless installation and operation.
  • Argus typically supplies all of the control components including sensors.
  • Custom system configuration by Argus (no user configuration or programming is required)
  • Integrated data logging and user audit functions.
  • Highly flexible hardware deployment options.
  • Highly flexible software configuration to your performance specifications.
  • Long average system life: 25 years+.
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Regions Served
  • Installations throughout the world with the highest concentration of customers in North America.
Sales Channels
  • Factory-direct and through regional resellers, system integrators, and authorized installers.
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Customer Support
  • On-line remote technical support is provided direct by Argus (no call centers!).
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