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These are the Top Industrial Automation Companies in North Carolina (2021)

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This article showcases our top picks for the best North Carolina based Industrial Automation companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Industrial Automation industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top North Carolina Industrial Automation Companies

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OrbitalRx

OrbitalRx

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OrbitalRx provides a comprehensive data-unifying platform built to true hospital pharmacy workflows. It is the premier platform for healthcare professionals looking to unlock the tremendous potential of data trapped across different technologies in their processes so they can easily monitor, optimize, and control their systems from one place.

It was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.. .

Lucid Drone Technologies, Inc.

Lucid Drone Technologies, Inc.

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We build drones

Avid Solutions

Avid Solutions

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Avid Solutions offers a unique combination of plant floor experience, IT and operations expertise

Applied System Technologies

Applied System Technologies

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Applied System Technologies is a supplier and distributor of aluminum piping systems. It supplies compressed air piping systems and system accessories such as infinity drain valves, flow controllers, condensate catcher, lockable exhausting valves, and manifolds.

Applied System Technologies was established in 2005 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.. .

Bosch Rexroth

Bosch Rexroth

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Bosch Rexroth is one of the world’s leading providers of drive and control technologies.

Oval Park Capital

Oval Park Capital

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Oval Park Capital is a multi-family investment manager focused on investments in early and growth stage companies and real estate.

MacGregor Partners, LLC

MacGregor Partners, LLC

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MacGregor, ranked #226 on the 2017 Inc. 500, is a fast growing software and services business in the supply chain industry.

Founded in 2012, MacGregor is led by a team of veteran supply chain consultants and executives with more than six decades of combined experience. The consulting organization drives most of the current revenue with the software organization poised to quickly outpace in in the next two years.

MacGregor specializes in providing consulting, implementation, development, and support services to JDA Intelligent Fulfillment customers, with an emphasis on Warehouse Management, Warehouse Labor Management, and Parcel manifesting systems. As a leader in this industry, a fast growing list of Fortune 500 companies have put their trust in MacGregor and its customer-centric business model.

As a Silver partner under JDA’s Partner Advantage program, customers can rest assured that MacGregor consultants have the skill and experience necessary to deliver best-fit solutions required to compete in the global market place and the agility to roll with the punches as market reality constantly evolve.. .

SpecMetrix Systems (Sensory Analytics)

SpecMetrix Systems (Sensory Analytics)

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SpecMetrix systems deliver unmatched measurement data of coating and film layer thickness. Sensory Analytics suppliers award-winning SpecMetrix systems that deliver a transformative technology for real-time coating thickness and film layer measurement.

The company’s measurement systems measures in-process or offline, providing continuous data with nanometric precision down to sub-micron levels. These systems accurately measure the absolute thickness of any coating on any substrate and reduce costs by optimizing coating process control and product quality,..

Bluetick

Bluetick

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Bluetick provides innovative solutions to the upstream oil and gas marketplace. Their vision is to provide practical solutions that deliver measurable value and return on investment.

They employ the most talented engineers and software developers to architect, build and support dependable systems. Their flagship applications, the Remote Monitoring and Control (RMC) system and the Land Management System (LMS), demonstrate how effectively they have implemented this vision..

ShopBot

ShopBot

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ShopBot is a producer company that designs, manufactures and distributes CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) routers for milling, drilling, and cutting of wood, plastic, metals and other materials. Itprovides digital fabrication equipment to small-to-mid sized manufacturing, DIY, and education markets.The company also provides unparalleled support for its user community, with forums, production support services and specialized training classes.

It was founded in 1996 in Durham, North Carolina,. .

Software Toolbox

Software Toolbox

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The automation industry turns for software tools and components from project conception to completion.

Duff Norton

Duff Norton

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Duff Norton manufacture actuators, rotary unions, ball screws, and electric cylinders.

InfoSense

InfoSense

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InfoSense is a technology-driven C-corporation spun out of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2007 to commercialize a promising acoustic inspection technology developed by Dr. Ivan Howitt, a faculty member in the electrical and computer engineering department.

The patented technology uses sound waves to non-invasively detect blockages in segments of sewer collection pipe by quickly inserting a portable transmitter and receiver into either end of the pipe or through a network of stationary devices that can maintain continuous assessment. The innovation of the underlying technology lies in the fact that it uses an ACTIVE transmit and receive process to assess pipe blockage conditions as compared to the reflective nature of similar applications such as SONAR or ultrasound.

The active transmit and receive process works extremely well in gravity-fed sewers to detect abnormalities in a simple, low cost, and straightforward way.. .

Sherlok Inc

Sherlok Inc

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Sherlok is the first software built specifically for the service industry. Our unique set of tools will automate everything needed to run your business any time from anywhere.

From the first point of contact with a customer up until a job is completed, Sherlok helps keep an eye on your business. Sherlok features include: – CRM with Active & Potential job databases – Automated confirmations & follow up Emails – Pre-job & Post-job customer electronic contracts and signatures – Automated employee scheduling and time tracking – Lifecycle management – GPS tracking, fleet maintenance, fuel management, speed management, etc.

– And more…. Available on iOS and Android..

Compressor Controller

Compressor Controller

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The Compressor Controller is a state-of-the-art controller for reciprocating piston air compressors. It leverages a new application of the fundamentals of science, Real-Time Modeling and Machine Control, to improve compressor performance while reducing its energy footprint.

This approach is a fundamentally different method of operation than traditional compressor control systems. It is an edge computing solution that leverages computing power embedded into sensors to sense and receive precision feedback to build a 360* real-time model.

This model is employed to perform optimal control based purely on the physics of the air compressor machine and process. The competitive advantage lies in the proprietary computing methodology used to perform the real-time feedback, data analysis and modeling.

Conceptually, the Compressor Controller works through sensors and actuators (device to assist in machine operation) that feed into and are controlled by a working model. The model receives synchronized sensor input on the environment and the machine operation to constantly calculate and implement the optimal actuation in the moment.

This model-based approach allows the control system to always compare the actual compressor operation against the scientific ideal and automatically implement the necessary adjustments accordingly. The result is a compressor that always improves its performance, consuming less energy, while securely providing access to an entirely new layer of machine operating and performance data.

The Compressor Controller provides a unique and powerful combination of market desired characteristics for reciprocating piston compressors of any size or brand both on an operations and a cost basis.. .

RxMedic

RxMedic

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RxMedic are so much more than a pharmacy automation manufacturer. They are a group of professionals driven to provide the best products that pharmacy automation has to offer.

RxMedic know that pharmacy is a dynamic business, and They strive to give Their customers the tools they need to be the best. From excellent customer service to unique features offered only by RxMedic, They are committed to your success..

SAM Controllers

SAM Controllers

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SAM Controllers leverages power electrical signature analysis to Real-Time data, analytics and control to machines, systems and processes

EECO

EECO

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EECO offers motors, electrical products as well as industrial automation and engineering services.

Advanced Integrated Manufacturing Solutions

Advanced Integrated Manufacturing Solutions

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Founded in 1997, AIMSCO is a leading provider of cloud-based solutions supporting the operational and analysis needs of industrial and manufacturing organizations of all sizes. AIMSCO’s Cloud Manufacturing Platform™ (ACMP) delivers a DIY platform for managing all aspects of production operations, process management, industrial monitoring, and quality control.

Data collection is streamlined through intuitive browser-based operator interfaces and Web service-based integration with ERP, industrial IoT hubs, and plant equipment. Embedded dashboards, displays, alerts, and scorecards provide users from plant to top floor with ready, real-time access to critical decision-making tools.

Being cloud-based, ACMP typically needs minimal IT resources to get up and running, often in just a few weeks. ACMP is deployed globally with thousands of users at sites in North America, South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific..

G2 Technologies

G2 Technologies

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G2 specializes in the design and development of automated inspection, measurement and test systems.

May Automation & Software

May Automation & Software

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May Automation & Software is an engineering automation and software company.

AX Control, Inc.

AX Control, Inc.

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AX Control is a global supplier of surplus new and reconditioned used industrial automation parts. We specialize in drives, drive boards, HMIs, and PLCs.

We also carry other products like interface and communication modules to power supplies, processors, motor controllers, and rectifier stacks. Repair services available..

SEC of America

SEC of America

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Shinkawa Solutions is a preventing unplanned downtime and improving machine reliability.

Integrated Solutions

Integrated Solutions

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Integrated Solutions is a systems integrator & software developer that specializes in field force automation.

Solara Automation

Solara Automation

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Solara Automation is a designs and builds industrial automation products and services.

Pro Pad

Pro Pad

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Pro Pad is a manufacturer of motorcycle accessories.

ACT AIR Compressor Technology

ACT AIR Compressor Technology

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ACT is a professional compressed air system company specializing in energy saving air compressors, equipment sales, parts and services.

IST Precision

IST Precision

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IST Precision is an engineering and manufacturing company that focuses in developing precision automation processes and product development.

Goshen Engineering

Goshen Engineering

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Goshen Engineering is specialists in industrial automation and robotics.

Advantage Conveyor

Advantage Conveyor

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Advantage Conveyor is a manufacturer of custom and modular conveying equipment for food & beverage,pharmaceutical and consumer industries.

Fortech

Fortech

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Fortech is a mechanical process requires creativity to develop and implement acceptable solutions company in Charlotte.

Descher

Descher

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Descher also provides value-add engineering services to clients that do not require comprehensive solutions.

Hardcoatings

Hardcoatings

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Hardcoatings provides coatings for aluminum that includes hardcoat industry.

Prima Tech

Prima Tech

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Prima Tech is a veterinary instrument company based in Kenansville, North Carolina.

Automation Design Consultants

Automation Design Consultants

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Automation Design Consultants provides automation system design, upgrades, conversions, retro-Fits, new installations and maintenance.

This article was written by David Friedmman from Welp Magazine. The editor for this article was Tess Page. If your company is featured in this article and you want to have amendments made please contact us on: [email protected].

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