Industrial Process Controls Specialist

Rich Forrester is an industrial process controls specialist with more than 25 years expertise bringing to life automated systems for clients in the plastics, pulp and paper, food and beverage, water and wastewater, pollution control, chemical and metal industries.
As a technician and consultant with the firms of Honeywell-Measurex, the Thompson Rosemount Group, HSB Engineering, Rideau Gate Engineering, Stirling Engineering and PLCGuy Process Automation, Rich has achieved results for major manufactures such as Domtar, BASF, Nestle, Morbern, Johns Manville, Chinook Chemicals, Air Canada, Goodyear, Armstrong Flooring, Alltech Biotechnical, Valspar, Supply Chain Management, Montebello Packaging and Atlantic Packaging.
Rich brings expertise in project design and planning, installation, troubleshooting and commissioning, and is highly skilled in programmable logic controller (PLC) programming, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) integration, human machine interface (HMI) configuration, Digital Control Systems (DCS) installation and commissioning, control loop tuning, sensors technology, motion control, oven control, networking and AutoCAD.

Successful Projects with:

  • Domtar
  • BASF
  • Nestle
  • Morbern
  • Johns Manville
  • Chinook Chemicals
  • Air Canada
  • Goodyear
  • Armstrong Flooring
  • Alltech Biotechnical
  • Valspar
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Montebello Packaging
  • Atlantic Packaging