Process Automation

We specialise in process automation consulting, offering vital support to Global OEMs and System Integrators. Our core expertise spans the Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical, FMCG, and Utilities sectors, with a rich portfolio of over 900 successful projects conducted in collaboration with various global customers. Our proficiency extends to standard PLC/SCADA and DCS Systems, and we provide comprehensive solutions, including plant floor automation, MES, and reporting solutions. Furthermore, our strategic partnerships with System Integrators have yielded standardised libraries and software, optimising implementation efficiency across multiple manufacturing sites and delivering substantial cost and time savings.

Our Automation Services

  • PLC, SCADA & HMI Engineering
  • DCS Engineering
  • Electrical & Instrumentation
  • Safety systems & Drives Engineering
  • Onsite Engineering Services
  • Documentation & Specifications (FDS/ DDS)
  • 24x7 Support

We've achieved successful execution of over 900 automation projects worldwide, spanning various automation systems. Here's a glimpse of our expertise across diverse automation platforms and industry standards:

Industry Standards
  • Siemens - S5,S7-300 ,400 F/H, S7-1200,S7-1500, Fail-Safe Controller
  • Rockwell Automation - SLC -500 , PLC 5, Compact Logix , Control Logix, Guard Logix
  • Schneider Electric - Quantum, Premium , M340
  • GE - Versamax , Series 90-30 , Series 90-70
  • Siemens - Wincc , Wincc-Flexible, TIA Portal
  • Rockwell Automation - Factory Talk View SE/ME, RSView 32, Panel Builder 32
  • Schneider Electric- Vijeo Citect, Vijeo Designer
  • Wonderware - Intouch , Archestra, System Platform
  • Siemens - PCS7 , SIMATIC BATCH
  • Emerson - DeltaV
  • GEIP- Proficy Batch
  • Wonderware - Inbatch
  • Rockwell Automation - FT Historian, FT vantage Point, FT transation Manager
  • ISA-88
  • PackML
  • 21CFR Part11
  • GAMP
  • SIL2, SIL3
  • IEC- 61131
  • IEC- 61850
  • ISA-95

Design Engineering

Our specialised detailed engineering services encompass electrical and instrumentation solutions, catering to major OEMs, EPCs/EPCMs, as well as engineering and contracting firms across a wide spectrum of industries, including Food & Beverages, FMCG, Pharmaceuticals, Water, Chemicals and more.

Electrical & Instrumentation
CAD Tools & Software Competency

Preparation of load lists, Load distribution
Single line diagrams
Electrical Equipment specifications
Equipment lists & BOM
Layouts – Cable trays, Earthing & Lightening
Power System Studies
I/O schedules and logic diagrams
Hookup diagrams
Preparation of Electrical Schematics

Auto Cad
Auto Cad - Electrical
Smart Plant Electrical Detailed( SPELD)

Food & Beverages

Our proficiency in a range of products spanning from farm to packaging aligns seamlessly with our clients' diverse requirements. Furthermore, our in-depth understanding of ISA 88 standards enhances the quality of our engineering services.


  • Pasteurization
  • Homogenization
  • CIP/SIP Sanitization
  • Evaporator /Dryer
  • Separation/Filtration

Vegetable Oil/Margarine

  • Evaporation/Distillation
  • Deodorization
  • Hydrogenation
  • Neutralization
  • Fractionation
  • Dewaxing

Breweries,Beer,Malt House

  • Brew House
  • Fermentation
  • Batching
  • Mixing & Blending
  • Malting / Milling / Mashing
  • Evaporation, Filtration & Distillation
  • Lautering
  • Freezing – Crystallization, Re-crystallization ,Boiling , Conditioning ,Filling & Packaging, Dispatch

Material Handling

Our tailored automated systems and software ensures the smooth and dependable movement of parcel boxes as they pass through sorting machines, scales, scanners, and conveyor systems, optimising efficiency.

Our dedicated team relentlessly strives to provide an all-encompassing parcel sorting solution that efficiently arranges a diverse range of parcels swiftly and accurately. With Halston as your partner, customers can effectively address ever-evolving market demands while optimising supply chain operations and enhancing service levels at the point of sale. Furthermore, our team is committed to crafting customised solutions for automated storage and picking, encompassing stacker cranes, material handling systems, software and comprehensive services.

  • Automated storage & buffering
  • Picking Solutions
  • Order Consolidation & Despatching
  • AS/RS – Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems
  • Material Handling
  • AGV- Automated Guided Vehicles

Handle Customized logistics processes with WMS

  • Mapping Pallet movement
  • Logic/ Algorithms for storage
  • Material Selection / Picking
  • ERP Integration
  • Loading Activities

Few Custom Solutions

  • WebApp for Handheld devices
  • Smart Glass hands free solution
  • Shipment tracking App


The Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry demands exceptionally rapid product launch timelines to meet consumer preferences. Our proficiency in S-88 standards and batch modelling has proven instrumental in successfully delivering numerous FMCG projects.

Personal Care

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  • Shampoo & Conditioners
  • Soap
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash

Beauty Care

  • Perfume / Deodorant
  • Face pack
  • Moisturizers

Daily Care

  • Detergent
  • Disinfectants
  • Room Fresheners


We have leveraged our extensive expertise in pharmaceutical equipment, processes and compliance systems to provide dependable engineering services to our valued customers. Our experience extends to a wide array of industry standards, including GAMP guidelines, ISA-S88, ISA-S95 and more.


Vaccines/Bulk Drugs

  • Precipitation
  • Micro/Ultra Filtration
  • Fermentation

Pharma Process Equipment

  • Bio Reactors
  • CIP & SIP
  • Evaporators & Dryers

Pharma Packaging Machine

  • Line Integration
  • OEE

Commissioning & Validation Services

Halston offers comprehensive commissioning and validation support for installation and integration projects. Our documentation services are tailored to our clients' specific industry requirements and preferences at every level.

The following is a list of services we provide:

  • Master Validation Plan
  • Risk Assessment Matrix and Reports
  • Instrument Check-Out
  • Control System Hardware Configuration and Check-Out
  • Automation Equipment Start-Up
  • GAMP 5 Documentation Standards Development and Execution:
    • User Requirement Specifications
    • Functional Requirement Specifications
    • Detailed Design Specifications
    • Hardware/Software Factory Acceptance Test Protocols
    • Software Acceptance Test Protocols
    • Installation Qualification
    • Operational Qualification
    • Performance Qualification
    • Summary Reports

Infrastructure & Utilities

The rapid urbanisation occurring worldwide has led to substantial investments in infrastructure projects. We possess the essential expertise to successfully carry out diverse utility projects in the following areas:

Potable Water Purification

  • Pre-chlorination Aération Coagulation & Coagulant Aïds
  • Sédimentation
  • Filtration
  • Desalination & Dis infection

Industrial Waste Treatment

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  • Brine Treatment
  • Solids
  • Oils and Grease Removal
  • Treatment of Acids,Alkalis, Toxic Material


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  • Filtration
  • Nutrient Removal
  • Disinfection & Odor Control

Oil & Gas

We have a deep understanding and implementation expertise in a range of industry standards crucial to the Oil & Gas sector, including NORSOK, EU, BS, IEC, SIL, ASME and API.


  • Oil / Gas Gathering Station (OGS/GGS)
  • Early Production Facilities – (EPF)
  • Refinery Units
  • Petrochemicals Facilities
  • Tank farms / Terminals


  • Offshore Platforms
  • Mobile Offshore Production unit (MOPU) – FPSO
  • Mobile Offshore drilling unit (MODU)


  • Chemical Injection System
  • Metering Systems
  • Clean in process skids
  • Fire & Gas Module
  • MEG / TEG Modules
  • Air Separation and Generation Units

Static Equipment

  • Pressure Vessels
  • Heat, Shell & Tube Exchanger
  • Air Cooled Heat Exchanger
  • Hairpin Exchanger
  • Finned Tubes
  • Boilers

Pipeline & Terminal Automation

  • Compressor & Metering Station
  • Pump Station
  • Pig Launcher / Receiver
  • Pipeline Control Room
  • Terminal Automation (Truck, Rail, Ship)


We provide our extensive process knowledge and field-tested technological solutions to optimise your entire production process. Specifically within the automotive sector, our primary goal is to deliver robust solutions that guarantee efficiency, adaptability, durability and rapid production turnaround.


  • CNC Machines for Blocks, Cylinder head etc
  • Honing Systems
  • Gauging Systems
  • Data Tracking
  • Conveyors
  • SPMs

Body Shop

  • BIW
  • Hemming-Robotics, Press
  • Under Body
  • Hood
  • Tail gate
  • Doors

Paint Shop

  • Body Wash
  • Spray Booth
  • Primer and Top Coat Application
  • Conveyor
  • Pre-treatment / Electrocoating