Automated Lubrication System Offers Unmatched Reliability

Bearing failures account for a small percentage of equipment breakdowns, but when they do, it can mean significant downtime. More than half of all bearing failures are due to lubrication problems and contamination. If you have hundreds or thousands of grease points within your finishing room, an automated lubrication system offers more uptime and increased […]

Big Gains With Better Training

The success of Automation Engineering Co. depends on the quality of our operators. As a world-leading provider of material handling equipment for the tube and pipe industry, we have a passionate commitment to reliability and safety and to elevate our operators to higher levels of proficiency.

K&B Industries Opens Large OD Threading Line

K&B Industries Inc. has completed its 97,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing facility in Houston to include a large OD (outside diameter) line. The new finishing room for 20″ diameter casing pipe includes custom handling equipment designed and manufactured by Automation Engineering Co.

AEC Receives Two Prestigious Awards

Automation Engineering Co. LLC was recently honored as the recipient of two awards that recognize safety in manufacturing plants and great places to work in South Carolina. AEC was one of only 105 companies that received the 2013 Plant Safety Award from the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA), and one of 50 companies on the […]

AEC’s VP of Sales Celebrates 25 Years

John Malsch, VP of Sales for Automation Engineering Co. LLC, recently achieved a workplace milestone when he reached his 25th anniversary working with AEC. While his current position involves leading sales and services worldwide, Malsch began his career at AEC as a computer-aided designer in 1989. From there, he was soon a controls engineer, developing […]

AEC Completes Replacement Elements for Seamless Pipe Mill

Automation Engineering Co. has replaced the handling equipment following the threading and hydrotester processes for one of the world’s largest steel producers. The material handling equipment will channel pipe through a number of processes, including blowout, rust inhibitor and stamping applications.

Magazine Highlights AEC’s Zero Impact System

As manufacturers clamor for custom handling solutions to improve speed, safety and elevated plant noise levels, the leading international trade magazine for the tube and pipe industries took notice of Automation Engineering Co.’s low- to no-impact system.

Shale gas expansion a global game changer

The predicted spike in energy production from shale gas reserves is not only attracting domestic attention, but international interest as well. Even steelmakers are chasing the boom to lower their production costs.

A Word From Our President

Thank you for your interest in Automation Engineering Co. Over the past 30 years, we have been committed to designing and building precision automation engineering and integration solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Today, we continue our commitment by providing premium material handling finishing room equipment and manufacturing solutions to the OCTG market.