For years, tube and pipe manufacturers in the oil and gas industry have been plagued by safety hazards, equipment damage, energy waste and high-level noise exposure. These challenges are complicated and widespread. But at Automation Engineering Company our engineers are transforming these complexities into simple, perfectly integrated solutions for the OCTG industry.

For more than 35 years, AEC has been a leading supplier of smarter material handling solutions for some of the most innovative manufacturers in the Southeast.

Today our engineers are developing fully-customized, turnkey systems for the efficient movement of tubes, pipes, bars and profiles. AEC’s finishing room handling solutions are introducing a new level of speed, safety and quality to OCTG manufacturers worldwide.

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AEC’s zero impact handling solutions combine quality, design and efficiency to safely convey tubes and pipes up to 6,500 pounds (2,948 kg) and 20 inches (508 mm) in diameter, protecting their vulnerable threaded ends from damage. Our electric, fully automated systems require minimal operator interference, significantly reduce plant noise and minimize energy waste to make your finishing room safer, cleaner, quieter and more efficient. In addition, AEC brings a new dimension of production intelligence, with tracking functionality, allowing manufacturers to trace inventory across the world.

Seamless Integration

Built as flexible modules, AEC’s handling solutions seamlessly integrate with existing systems, including CNC turning centers, blowout processes, phosphating, coupling and bundling applications. Whether your pipes convey oil, gas or water, we’ll partner with you to create a smart solution that helps you adapt and respond to the demands of an ever-changing market.

Fisher with Eduard at the boardIn addition to our direct experience in the OCTG industry, AEC was founded on a culture of engagement. Our engineering team works collaboratively with your team to develop solutions that blend simplicity, originality and innovation. Just as important, we don’t leave until your system is fully optimized.

Our team designs and manufactures:

  • Conveyor Systems
  • Drop Racks
  • Hydrostatic Tester Systems
  • Lift Tables
  • Pipe Pushers
  • Threading Tables
  • Transfer Systems
  • Turning Rollers

Cutting-edge Tubular Operations

Today’s tube and pipe manufacturers don’t have to be limited by the hazards of yesterday. Our safe, innovative finishing room solutions are setting new standards for tubular production.

AEC’s seamless, flexible solutions help you boost production power and gain leverage in tough markets. By continually finding new ways to work faster, smarter and more sustainably, our engineers are leading the charge into the future.

At AEC, we’re transforming the world of industry. Ready to launch your tube and pipe operations into the next era? Call (864) 679-8024.