Case Stories – Enhance Productivity and Reduce Commissioning Time with Rockwell Automation

Case Stories – Enhance Productivity and Reduce Commissioning Time with Rockwell Automation

Meet Chong, the Director of Macro Integration, a system integrator focusing on their core vision: control, visualisation, and orchestration. With a commitment to prioritising customer needs, Macro Integration has successfully served and impacted customers, with a team of over 70 dedicated members across Singapore, Malaysia, and India. Their impressive portfolio of projects recently added a significant US-based semiconductor company in the midst.


The Challenge: In the world of system integration, one often encounters the challenge of clients, consultants, or end-users having distinct preferences and pre-existing solutions that they are comfortable with. Adapting to new solutions can be complex, even when solutions from Rockwell Automation who are leaders in the global control technology market. This is where Macro Integration steps in, offering their expertise to ensure feasible solutions can be deployed effectively.

The Decision: Macro Integration forged a crucial partnership with HoST, the exclusive local distributor of Rockwell Automation products, to address this challenge. This partnership facilitated the adoption of Rockwell solutions and instilled trust in customers due to Rockwell’s long-standing reputation in control technology. With a promising project opportunity on the horizon, Chong and his team embarked on a journey to collaborate with a general contractor and consultants to develop a robust control architecture.

The Solution: The collaboration with HoST provided invaluable support. They offered insights into specifications, aided in creating architectural drawings, and even facilitated pre-orders for project essentials. The result? A seamless project flow and a shortened lead time. Rockwell’s Integrated Architecture Builder significantly accelerated the process as Macro Integration began developing the control program. This tool, seamlessly integrated with Studio 5000, streamlined the creation of various controllers and IO. It even automatically assigned IP addresses, reducing complexity and saving valuable time.

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The Impact: The collaboration with Rockwell Automation and HoST has been highly fruitful. Chong’s team has extensive experience in working with Rockwell Automation controls and software, which is reflected in their proficiency. Whether it’s about consultation, execution, or system commissioning, Chong affirms that the experience of working with the whole team has been nothing short of pleasant.

Conclusion: Macro Integration’s journey with a US-based semiconductor company is a testament to the power of expertise, collaboration, and efficient solutions. By partnering with HoST and embracing Rockwell Automation’s technology, Macro Integration successfully tackled challenges, reduced lead times, and delivered impeccable control solutions. The story of Chong and his team showcases the transformative impact that dedication and strategic alliances can have in the dynamic world of system integration. 

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About HoST

HoST, founded back in 1990, operates in the industrial automation market across Singapore and parts of South East Asia. HoST’s vision is to be a company that delivers customer-centric values to address evolving business needs. HoST has been mainly recognised as the sole authorised distributor of Allen-Bradley Company in Singapore. Over the years, HoST has not only established strong ties with its various business partners but have continued to build new and successful business relationships to provide its customers with the best-in-class solutions that are available in this competitive market. HoST ever-expanding portfolio of solutions makes up the three core pillars of its business, specifically in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT), Industrial Network and Security, as well as Carbon Footprint Reduction, which reflect HoST’s commitment to innovation and sustainable growth.

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