About Automation Engineering Corporation

Corporate Profile

Automation Engineering Co. designs and builds custom material handling equipment and manufacturing solutions for today’s leading tube and pipe producers, especially for finishing room applications. Founded in 1981, AEC has been an established provider of automation and integration solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Today the company has focused its development on handling system solutions and has become an acknowledged force as a supplier to the Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) industry. AEC is recognized for its innovative engineering, commitment to the highest standards of excellence and forward-thinking approach to project management in the steel pipe segment.

At AEC, we understand the challenges facing today’s tube and pipe manufacturers. We bring a unique project approach to an industry largely served by a “one-size-fits-all” mentality. Working in cross-functional teams composed of engineers, machinists, welders and fabricators, we work hand-in-hand with each customer to design and build custom solutions to exacting specifications. Our highly-responsive, collaborative and innovative teams are dedicated to developing and implementing the best solutions for our customers. It’s this culture of collaboration and passion for intelligent, innovative design that has enabled us to become an emerging global resource in the OCTG industry.

Over the past 30 years, Automation Engineering Co. has built an impressive team of engineers, including registered Professional Engineers and many with a Master’s degree or PhD. Our seasoned project managers average 20 years of industry experience and we continually attract exceptional new talent.

Automation Engineering Co. continues to improve and adapt to meet today’s changing market needs while remaining steadfast in our commitment to innovation and excellence. This type of forward-thinking allows us to better serve our customers and design and fabricate the most intelligent, fully-integrated material handling systems on the OCTG market.

Awards & Recognition

  • 2009 North American Excellence Award Winner – Association for Manufacturing Excellence
  • 2009 Progressive Manufacturing Award Winner
  • 2007 Innovision Award for Technology Application, High-Speed Vertical Form-Fill-Seal Machine
  • 2006 Silver Crescent Award for Small Manufacturer of the Year
  • 2002 Innovision Award for the AEC Webmeter
  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies
  • SCBIZ Best Places To Work