Elite at the Business Fives

Elite at the Business Fives

On Friday the 17th March, we saw Elite make its’ inaugural appearance at the East of Scotland Business fives in Sighthill Edinburgh.

The team gave an excellent account of themselves – despite team captain Henry playing on with a fractured finger! – reaching the quarter finals before losing in a tight game 2-1 to Avaloq.

Here at Elite, we will to pass on our congratulations to the Business Fives winners Wheatley Homes East.

So far, the team have managed to raise £130, and you still can help reach our goals by sponsoring the team here, all funds raised will go to help Bathgate Golf Club Juniors.

Please enjoy some pictures of the Team along with our first-class Mascots Theo and Lucas who even made special Elite flags for the day!

As a whole the event has so far raised an amazing £4,460 which will be going towards various local charities.

To find out more about Business Five event’s, you can visit there site here and see how this amazing company can help you to allow your colleagues to bond out of the office in a fun and competitive environment, whilst creating a positive impact on local charities.

Huge well done everyone!

Ben Box Lacrosse Update

Ben Box Lacrosse Update

Congratulations to our very own Elite engineer Ben Robertson!

Following the European Box Lacrosse Championship in Hannover which took place over the past month, after a number of challenging games for the Scotland side they made it all the way to the Semi-Finals and placed an outstanding 7th Place. From everyone at Elite we were so happy to support Ben and the team and we couldn’t be prouder of the Scotland team’s achievement and putting Scotland Box Lacrosse on the map.

Schedule/Results – eblc 2022

Ben Box Lacrosse

Ben Box Lacrosse

Certainly not a typical picture of an Elite engineer on their way to a customer site but rather, our very own Ben Robertson in his Box Lacrosse guise!

Ben will be representing Scotland at the upcoming European Championship in Hannover later this month and Elite are proud to be associated and help. All of us at Elite House wish him and all the Scotland team all the very best for the upcoming Tournament.

Check out the link below to find out more about the European Championship!


Brian Sneddon, Operations Director retires after 21 years at Elite

Brian Sneddon, Operations Director retires after 21 years at Elite


Last week saw us honour a very important man and colleague as he reached a golden milestone beginning what we are sure will be a long and very happy retirement!

As Elite fast approaches its’ own 30th anniversary year, we all said an emotional and heartfelt farewell to our much-loved Operations Director Brian Sneddon. Brian has been with us for 21 of those 30 years and during his time at Elite, as Account Manager, Sales Operations Manager, General Manager and latterly Operations Director, he has made a huge contribution to our team in so many ways.

We all wish both Brian and, his very understanding wife Margaret, an amazing, long and very healthy retirement.


Festive Season Wishes from Elite Controls

Festive Season Wishes from Elite Controls

Wishing you all the compliments of the season from the Elite Control Systems team.


Please note our opening hours over the festive period.

  • The Pre-Engineering/Sales office will be closed from the 25 December to the 4 January 2022.
  • Our engineering department will be closed from the 18 December to the 4 January,
  • Support – Customers with a support contract will be able to access our dedicated team 24/7.  If you experience any issues on site or require remote support, please contact the dedicated support line number as normal and one of the team will assist.


For any customers who do not have a contract in place but have concerns over the holiday period then please contact us as soon as possible to discuss options and where we may be able to assist and provide cover including the setup of dedicated remote access support.


EWON Industrial Remote Access Giveaway!

EWON Industrial Remote Access Giveaway!

Is COVID affecting your downtime or cause other inconvenience?

Has your incident response worsened as result of the pandemic?

Elite Control Systems have put together a FREE Industrial Remote Access offering (Typically worth £1,500) in a prize draw giveaway; to the person(s) that can give us the top 3 benefits of using this technology within their organization, click the link below to enter.

Each winner will receive an Ewon and enclosure as seen in the photo. Installation will have to be completed by an Elite qualified engineer who’s time shall be billed at the cost to the winner (Approx. £500). Additionally, a SIM card with a data plan is required; also supplied by Elite.

Ewon assists our clients to remotely monitor their assets and machines whilst allowing our Engineers to carry out essential work or emergency support when required.
Recently, one of our clients experienced issue with a fault at their plant in Europe Mainland and our Engineers remotely logged into their PLC (with their permission),to help diagnose the issue to get their plant back up and running!
Elite have a produced a bespoke enclosure for the Ewon, allowing clients to manually switch off the device without having to open the enclosure to prevent any unwanted access, while their plant is live or the machine is running.
Ewon has military grade encryption and have the largest footprint in the world with 1000’s of Ewon’s installed across Europe and the Globe.

Each winner will receive an Ewon pre-assembled in the enclosure as you see in the picture. The FREE prize draw giveaway starts today and the winners will be announced at the start of 2022.

(n.b. Best reply also wins Bernard the dog.)

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