Appointment of new Senior Controls Engineer

July 2017: The Telford-based control systems integrator Transicon Ltd has further strengthened its project engineering team with the appointment of Andy Starr as Senior Controls Engineer.

With a track record of more than 35 years design experience with SCADA, PLC and HMI Control Systems, Andy takes up this new position with responsibilities for delivering the company’s integrated control and automation solutions.

“Andy’s appointment reflects the Company’s continuing success in expanding our customer base during last year,” says Transicon’s Sales & Marketing Director, Richard Cotsford. “We have continued to strengthen our position following last year’s excellent results, and need expansion of our engineering capability for the future. I am therefore delighted to welcome Andy to the Transicon team, especially as he has first hand experience of providing engineering solutions to a wide range of industries which will help continue our development of new market segments, particularly related to GEM80 installations “

“Clearly his industry knowledge and expertise in the former GEC Industrial Controls products along with other major manufactures will be invaluable in further developing new customers to reinforce Transicon’s position as a leading supplier of industrial drives, automation and control systems.”

About Andy Starr
Born and raised in the Mansfield area, Andy studied at Nottingham University and was awarded with a HND Higher National Diploma – Electrical & Electronic Engineering. He joins Transicon after running his own Automation controls company for over 14 years and gaining extensive PLC, SCADA and L.V. switchboard GEMSTART integration experience with the various owners of the former GEC Industrial Controls – Cegelec and Alstom. Andy enjoys live music, swimming and tennis. “I am looking forward to working in my new role, and I am sure that my knowledge of GE, GEC Industrial Controls, Rockwell and Siemens products and systems will bring opportunities for Transicon and myself” says Andy.

About Transicon Ltd
Telford-based Transicon has a pedigree of nearly 50 years experience in the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of drive and automation solutions. The company’s offerings include drives systems, PLC and SCADA software programming, HMIs, motor control centres and custom-built panels, as well as high accuracy AC, DC and servo drives and motors. Certified to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 quality standards, BSI-registered, NICEIC- approved contractor and with SafeContractor accreditation Transicon also offers a comprehensive range of management, consultancy, assembly, testing and support services to customers throughout the utilities, manufacturing, process engineering, marine and automation sectors.


For further information please call Richard Cotsford at Transicon Ltd: 01925 605515 or see Transicon’s website:

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