Automation Technology, Inc. was founded in 1981 by President Ron Wilson in Concord, North Carolina. Ron is a Veteran of the US Air Force and has a degree in aeronautical control systems and provides engineering support.
In 1981, we began operations by selling Industrial Automation equipment and parts to Automation Integrators and Industrial/Manufacturing Companies. In 1991, we expanded operations by assembling Aluminum Extrusion Systems. In 2014, we started expanding its mechatronic engineering and turn key automation solutions capabilities to include Vision Systems. And in 2017, we constructed a Vision Lab and is providing the latest in Vision Solutions.
From humble beginnings in 1981, we have evolved from a distributor of automation system components into a total solution provider for automation and quality control, grown from four employees to its current total headcount of 26 committed professionals.