Automazioni Industriali Capitanio s.r.l. (AIC) is a global system integrator, which designs, manufactures and markets automation systems, primarily for the metals industry.
For almost forty years it has successfully designed, produced and commissioned industrial automation systems for the management of process automation in the iron and steel industry.
This success is thanks to its deep expertise in various system typologies, including melt shops, continuous casters, long products rolling mills for bars, wire rods and sections, water treatment plants and dedusting systems.
It offers a broad range of capabilities based on numerous electrical technologies, including medium-voltage switch gear, medium- and low-voltage transformers, AC & DC drives panels, motor control centres (MCC) and distribution Panels and PLCs and safety PLC automation panels.
In addition it can also undertake the design, build and installation of main control desks and local control stations, SCADA & OP Systems, CCVE Systems, totally integrated PLC safety systems, electrical erection, commissioning and turn-key electrical projects.
Products are always tailored to match the precise requirements of customers all over the world.
Today AIC is one of the leading suppliers of electrical & automation solutions for the world's metals industry – long products steel rolling mills in particular – with more than 700 installations in more than 40 different countries – many of which use Rockwell Automation solutions.
The company's headquarters is in Brescia, Italy and can offer support to its customers all over the world. In addition to its Italian operations, AIC North America Corp, New York, USA and AIC India Ltd., Kolkata, India support the local markets.
In a recent greenfield rolling mill project in India, it combined its own expertise with the product and domain experience of Rockwell Automation to develop a completely integrated control solution within incredibly tight time constraints.