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 […]

Machine Shop Jobs Grow at AEC

As Automation Engineering Co. continues to grow, so do the career opportunities in assembly, machining, fabrication and electric panel production. To kickoff 2015, AEC’s machine shop employs 30 people, a 233% increase from two years ago.

AEC to Exhibit at AMM Conference

Automation Engineering Co. will exhibit and serve as a gold sponsor at the American Metal Markets 8th Steel Tube + Pipe Conference, the largest gathering for the steel tube and pipe industry in North America. The conference will be held March 9-11 at the Doubletree Houston Greenway Plaza Hotel in Houston.

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’s Matt Kelley Earns Professional Engineering Designation

Matt Kelley, P.E., manufacturing manager at Automation Engineering Co. LLC, has successfully passed the exam and met the education and experience requirements to become a registered professional engineer. He is a graduate of Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

Gollent Assumes Role as AEC President, CEO

Automation Engineering Company LLC is pleased to announce that its name change from Automation Engineering Corp. to Automation Engineering Co. has been processed and approved. The name change became effective June 29, 2013 in unison with Manfred Gollent taking ownership from the company’s former management.

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.