This article showcases our top picks for the best Texas 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:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Texas Industrial Automation Companies
Journey Foods is a bold, machine learning-powered software platform for food companies. The company builds enterprise technology that improves product monitoring and development for CPG companies, ingredient suppliers, and manufacturers.
With a focus on saving companies money and time, Journey Foods’ tools accelerate innovation to improve their decision-making and operations with AI nutrition and supply chain insights embedded in integrative software. Journey Foods IO software enables food companies to quickly grow from new ideas, or new improvement, to commercialization by configuring desired consumer preferences, generating improved product formulations through ingredient tagging, receiving automated compliance and supply chain insights on nutrition and sustainability indicators, and seamless integrations to global ERP tools.
The JourneyAI industry 4.0 solution gives management teams significantly faster data to make better strategic decisions and increase the ease of monitoring products for the 3 trillion dollar packaged foods market. The Journey Foods database retains an extensive and standardized database to extract data from millions of ingredients for algorithms to dynamically analyze and methodically recommended optimized portfolio recommendations based on pricing, supply chain, and nutrition parameters.
To date, the company has established a database comprised of over 1 billion ingredient insights and learnings from our in-house prototyping product ‘Journey Bites’.. .
Data Gumbo provides an interconnected blockchain network designed to streamline smart contracts management for industrial companies. It offers real-time transparency, accuracy, trust amongst counterparties, automated contract execution, and invoice payments.
The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.. .
Slync.io is a supply chain platform that specializes in multi-party interaction, automation, and collaboration. Its platform can be customized to clients specific needs depending on their role in the supply chain which includes the manufacturer, logistics provider, supplier, and retailer.
The company was founded in 2017 and is now headquartered in Dallas, Texas with R&D offices in Silicon Valley.. .
PAS provides process safety, cybersecurity, and asset reliability solutions for the energy, process, and power industries worldwide. Our ICS cybersecurity, Automation Asset Management, and Operations Management software and services support safe, secure, profitable, and compliant operations across the complex, heterogeneous, and proprietary process automation infrastructure.
Why do leading global industrial companies choose PAS over their DCS vendors for their ICS cybersecurity and alarm management? Platform independence. Our independence from automation vendor platforms offers our clients the most seamlessly integrated and unified solution for managing the variety of systems at their sites.
With more than 30 automation system brands and models within a typical enterprise, it is untenable to manage and protect the ICS layer from cyber threats and vulnerabilities. It is also expensive, inconsistent, and ineffective to manage the alarms within the different control systems with alarm management software offered by DCS vendors.
With PAS alarm management solutions, industrial companies have the assurance that their alarm systems perform optimally at the console level and deliver consistent KPIs at the management dashboard level.. .
SIERA.AI provides a SaaS solution for industrial vehicle inspections and an IoT driver assistance technology for collision prevention, behavior tracking, and productivity management. We provide enterprises with a data-driven dashboard to track individual drivers to manage risk while boosting productivity.
Our after-market middleware technology for industrial vehicles is brand/model agnostic and integrates with several top global manufacturers (OEMs).. .
Plus One Robotics
Plus One Robotics builds robot perception software and solutions. They mitigate the persistent shortage of manual labor and allow your personnel to flow from monotonous tasks to higher value work.
Through the integration of off-the-shelf high performance manipulators with their advanced vision capabilities, your robots will bridge the gap between steady state volume and surge. Plus One’s novel approach to human/robot collaboration and supervised autonomy ensures the systems are scalable, flexible, and fault tolerant..
StoneEagle Services is part of a set of companies based in Richardson, TX, just north of Dallas, originally founded in 1987. StoneEagle Insurance Systems, the original firm, sold enterprise-wide insurance software for businesses and over the years expanded its services with Web-enabled applications as the Internet became more widely used.
The company’s “VPay” product was developed about a decade ago.. .
Veros Systems enables industrial customers to maximize production by providing actionable intelligence on their electrically-driven machines. Their web-based Predictive Intelligence Platform uses completely nonintrusive monitors that can be installed in hours.
PIP offers real-time predictive reliability and energy efficiency intelligence on electromechanical systems, and seamlessly integrates with leading Enterprise Asset Management applications. At last, engineers, managers, and executives have a means to see the future: to plan better, reduce costs, and improve a facility’s overall availability..
Maidbot is on a mission to bridge the gap between robots and humans – starting with Rosie – the world’s very first housekeeping robot for hotels and commercial buildings. Like a self-driving car, Rosie navigates intelligently through the space while cleaning floors and collecting invaluable operational and environmental data.
Maidbot’s automated systems deliver unprecedented value to hotel operators, room attendants, and hotel guests. There are three major issues Maidbot is tackling: *Housekeeping is the highest variable cost regardless of the hotel.
*Room attendants have the highest injury rates in the service sector. *Current commercial cleaning practices are inconsistent and hard to objectively manage.
By using Maidbot’s systems, hotel and commercial cleaning operators will see an increase in profitability; healthier and happier staff; and higher guest satisfaction. In addition, room attendants will be able to focus on less strenuous tasks – ultimately reducing injury rates.
Finally, guests will have a more enjoyable experience through consistent cleanliness and more flexible check-in and check-out times. Given the size and scale of the hospitality market, a lack of innovation in the field, and the potential to improve the health and safety of room attendants; Maidbot transforms the industry by leveraging the power of robotics.
By solving the two biggest issues in housekeeping – time and injuries – Maidbot revolutionizes commercial cleaning – one bot at a time.. .
KoiReader Technologies, Inc.
KoiReader is a global award winning FreightTech100 company that is developing a Smart Operations Platform for Logistics & Supply Chain industry. FreightTech 100 highlights the most innovative and disruptive companies across the freight industry, featuring both cutting-edge upstarts and top-notch traditional powers.
We are post revenue and have won business as well as awards in Germany, UK, Denmark, Singapore, and USA, and our clients are from the Maritime, Logistics, Trade, Transportation, Insurance, and Supply Chain industries.. .
Eusorone Technologies is a Delaware petrochemical logistics tech Corporation committed to innovation in the Transportation & Logistics industry. Eusorone embodies its core values with a human-centric approach to research & development.
Our greatest asset is the DNA of our adventure; our catalyst, and our people. Our platform EusoTrip is a disruptive decentralized digital job-sharing & freight brokerage marketplace for the midstream sector in the oil & gas industry.
EusoTrip digitizes the movement of bulk carrier loads, significantly improving replenishment time and providing a faster collection of receivables by utilizing machine learning, blockchain tech, and ethereum based smart contracts assets.. .
Companies across the globe are being driven to reduce fuel consumption, increase efficiency, and lower their carbon footprint. Orbital Traction’s mission is to optimize the performance of electric motor and engine driven commercial and industrial systems.
The company was formed to scale and further extend the historically successful commercialization of Orbital’s patented mechanical adjustable speed drive (ASD) technology. Over 90% of the commercial and industrial systems in the world are driven by engines or electric motors.
These rotating systems exist across a wide variety of applications and industries from simple pool pumps and small wind turbines to large industrial machines. Irrespective of size, we help customers optimize their systems, facilitating industrial automation and delivering up to 50% energy savings.
Customers also benefit with reduced operational, maintenance, personnel and capital costs, increased profitability and significantly reduced carbon footprint.. .
Entech Sales & Service
Entech Sales & Service is a construction company that provides services for commercial and industrial buildings. It offers services such as electrical services, building construction, and engineering and industrial construction.
The company was founded in 1981 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas.. .
VolleyBoast designs, deploys, and manages industrial IoT solutions. Combining low-power LPWAN technology with the latest in cloud computing, VolleyBoast delivers actionable data and analytics to customers’ end-devices with minimal overhead and maintenance.
VolleyBoast’s mission is to improve operational efficiency through the rollout of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions within the industrial world.. .
Siemens Digital Industries Software
Siemens Digital Industries Software works collaboratively with clients to create open enterprise solutions that enable them to transform their process of innovation and maximize value throughout all phases of the product lifecycle. PLM is an increasingly important and visible enterprise business strategy that lets organizations digitally manage product information from ideation to retirement, netting more business value from every product.
As their customers’ need for digital collaboration between disparate and distant groups increases, we create global access to product data, process information and ideas.. .
IDP is an R&D based company specialized in the development, production, and marketing of high-performance non-destructive testing and inspection equipment – primarily for the construction and manufacturing industries. IDP has extensive experience in smart sensing and process automation as well as consultancy services aimed at assessing the energy efficiency of buildings, the compositions of chemical solutions and at the quality control of industrial products.
Our innovative people, systems approach, and customer support provides us with the ability to conceptualize, design and deliver high performance, intelligent systems tailor-made to our clients’ specific needs. IDP’s entire organization is structured to respond rapidly and effectively to customer requirements.
We are specialized in identifying problems and offer custom designed solutions. We are deeply committed to the challenge of manufacturing first-class products and develop innovative solutions which will improve the revenue of customers.
The people in our company are our most important assets, they have multi-disciplinary knowledge and experience in various fields and are used to tackle problems which are at the forefront of technology.. .
Partschannel Inc. distributes automotive replacement parts to the automobile repair industry in the United States.
It offers aftermarket repair parts for various automobiles, such as bumpers, hoods, fenders, grilles, panels, lights, radiators, condensers, glasses, and other parts. Partschannel Inc.
was founded in 1985 and is based in Dallas, Texas. It has locations in Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; Dallas, Texas; Bronx and buffalo, New York; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; North Hollywood, Los Angeles, and Bay Area, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Columbus, Ohio; Phoenix, Arizona; and Indianapolis, Indiana..
Audatex is a provider of software and services for the automotive and insurance claims processing industry. The company offers a suite of solutions covering the entire claim to shorten cycle times and increase efficiencies from first notice of loss to settlement.
In 1966, the claims solutions provider was established in Irving, Texas.. .
Plasma Business Intelligence
Plasma offers a comprehensive end to end BPM Solution that meets and exceeds enterprise needs for current and future business process automation and digital transformation. They offer a suite of complete Managed Services that enable high ROI and quick time to market.
Examples of some of their BPM deployments are Vendor/ Developer On-boarding in AT&T and Fourtune 1000 companies, Product Management, Order Fulfillment, and Storefront Management. Our enterprise grade platforms & business intelligence solutions provide the capability to connect to all data sources, store and visualize critical big data, and truly optimize business workflows through event management and automation.
Since 2003, we have had the privilege of being selected to design, develop and launch highly dynamic websites and web-based business solutions that have translated our clients’ corporate goals and visions into tangible realities. Our solutions are dynamic, flexible and scalable and are designed in full support of your business objectives and long-term ambitions.
Our solutions are well-positioned to facilitate your business growth and to provide the flexibility required in today’s rapidly changing markets. Our clients vary from mid-size entrepreneurial ventures to well established Fortune 500 corporations.
Our specialties are: Digital Transformation | Business Intelligence | IoT Platforms | Workflow Automation | Business Analytics & Dashboards | Internet of things | Machine Learning | Artificial Intelligence. .
Lufkin Rod Lift Solutions
Lufkin is a global provider of rod lift products, technologies, services and solutions, including automated control and optimization equipment and software for rod lift equipment to the oil and gas industry. With over 100 years of industry leadership, Lufkin manufactures a complete line of surface pumping units, downhole sucker rod pumps and automation systems in six manufacturing and assembly facilities worldwide.
Lufkin has an extensive global service footprint that operates in every critical rod lift market in the world.. .
WIN-911’s dedicated team has a proven track record in designing, developing and delivering industry leading alarm notification software for customers in all industry segments. They are home to several self-proclaimed, world-renowned BBQ aficionados.
Their success is derived from their commitment to supporting their customers and partners as standards, protocols and technologies evolve. A private company, headquartered in Austin, Texas, WIN-911 has offices in Europe and China, and a network of authorized Distributors and System Integrators around the world..
Prime Controls began as a vision from the ownership as a profitable company that will provide a superior product to the customer through the integrity of its people. It is the partner’s goal to create a work environment that allows each individual to achieve not only their career goals, but more importantly their life goals while exceeding the customer’s expectations.
Prime Controls was established in Lewisville, Texas, in 1991 as I&C Sales, Inc. In March 2004, we changed their name to Prime Controls, LP, but we’ve remained under the same ownership and management since their founding.
From the beginnings of serving the control and automation needs of dozens of customers.. .
Cloud 9 Perception LP
Cloud 9 Perceptions provides cutting edge machine vision solutions for complex real-world problems. Their hardware products are self-contained, ruggedized perception modules providing detection, recognition, and scanning capabilities for manufacturing, material handling, logistics, e-commerce, and many other applications.
Their software is customized for your specific automation and robotics needs. Coupled with custom hardware, they provide 2D/3D perception to your existing fleet of robots, and more importantly program them to act intelligently based on this newfound ‘sense’ given by their hardware..
FloWorks International supplies pipes, valves, fittings, and related products to refining, chemical and petrochemical, mining, power generation, oil and gas, marine or offshore, midstream and upstream, and food and beverage markets worldwide. It offers stainless steel pipe fittings and flanges, high alloy machined parts, gate, globe, and check valves, pipeline and floating ball valves, resilient seated, high-performance, and triple offset butterfly valves, pump protection valves, slurry valves, and thermostatic control valve systems.
FloWorks International was founded on 1974 and is headquartered in Texas.. .
Southwest Solutions Group
Southwest Solutions Group designs, installs and maintains shelving solutions for businesses and industry. SSG is an authorized dealer for Spacesaver, Remstar, and Hamilton Sorter.
The SSG Terretory covers Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas and parts of Missouri and Tennessee. Products are designed to customers requirements and needs, products include: High density shelving systems, Vertical Lifts, Mountable walls, mailroom furniture, stainless steel casework.
Services provided by SSG include storage design, equipment installation, file system design, file and book moving, RFID solutions, digial file conversion.. .
Timbergrove is an American-based creative technology studio and consulting firm focused on innovation and user-centered design. For over a decade, we have been integrating cutting- edge hardware and software into scalable solutions to solve complex business problems.
As an IBM Preferred Business Partner, we are a leader in the spaces of Big Data, IoT, and Cognitive Computing. We deliver integrated solutions across the board for Fortune 500 and startup companies alike..
Founded in November 1997, Vox Technologies is a provider of industrial computing, automation, and networking solutions, including sales, sourcing, engineering, integration and repair. Vox Technologies designs and delivers components and systems utilized in commercial, manufacturing, industrial, military and aerospace applications around the world.
They specialize in sourcing, stocking and supporting hard to find and end-of-life equipment, as well as current active market products. Along with services and products, the Vox Technologies website features an industry blog that highlights new products from top manufacturers, product change notices, industry press releases, end of life announcements, and other industry-related articles of interest.
In 2010, Vox Technologies launched http://www.cpuboards.com, a portal for all things related to industrial single board computers, where industry users can find information on a growing database of industrial electronic equipment, including detailed specifications, datasheets, images and more. In 2011, Vox Technologies launched http://www.plcpartner.com, which is still under development but will be a portal for all things in the PLC (programmable logic controllers) automation industry..
FIG Tree Capital Ventures
FIG Tree Capital Ventures is focusing on providing direct participation investment solutions in energy, real estate, and technology. It seeks out opportunities to source capital for start-up technology and entrepreneurial-based companies.
The company provides all of its investors with quality asset appreciation, great monthly cash flows, and amazing tax benefits. FIG Tree Capital Ventures was incorporated in 2008 and is based in McKinney, Texas, USA..
Krista is a modern, Conversational Robotic Process Automation, RPA, platform designed to easily leverage existing IT assets in business workflows. Krista’s unique informal approach enables business process owners to quickly build new workflows without waiting in line for expensive IT or development resources.
Creating automation in Krista is simple. It is just like describing a conversation between your people and your systems..
The people behind CAD-Manufacturing Solutions, Inc. (AKA CMS) have been in the CAD software industry for over three decades.
CMS now markets and sells CMS IntelliCAD, QuoteCAD Manufacturing and Etoolbox Mobile Applications. They believe in what They sell – They use CMS Software internally also at partner corporations dedicated to crane advanced innovation and design.
Trademarks: QUOTECAD and ETOOLBOX are CAD-Manufacturing Solutions, Inc. US trademarks no.
3,463,607 and 4,374,633 respectively.. .
At Varify, we are fully focused on developing an automated relation with your business’s bookkeeping system. We believe in providing the fastest, most accurate, and fully technological business consulting to enrich your business’s performance.
The system is built on Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain to ensure accountants doesn’t have to do any manual work and retain their clients by 100%. Business owners can learn and see the accounting processes being done on real time with a beautiful and user friendly web dashboard and mobile app.
Agile Planet develops advanced robotics software and partners with leading equipment manufacturers and commercial users to integrate these technologies for application in real-world medical, defense and industrial environments. By applying its core technology and unique expertise, Agile Planet helps to create more responsive and intelligent robots with a more intuitive user-interface.
Their products for industrial automation address robot integration and lifecycle costs. For medical markets, they offer industrial controls & safe robotics technologies for improving accuracy and reducing costs in robotic surgery and radiotherapy.
Defense robotics benefits from ease of use and increased warfighter effectiveness.. .
Asel-Tech has more than 15 years’ experience working with petroleum, petrochemical and gas & energy industries, particularly focused on pipelines integrity and management. Based on proprietary and patented technologies as well as strategically partnerships with leading worldwide companies, Asel-Tech delivers a wide range of equipment, systems, operational safety, integrity management projects.
Their projects are supported by an expert team of engineers and technicians specialized in hardware/software development. Applications are backed by 15 years’ experience on filed installing and optimizing Leak Detection Systems.
Asel-Tech assures the best technical support to its clients with trained representatives located in the most important worldwide regions. Asel-Tech is a company leader in its segments and focused on giving high performance solutions to its clients as well as protecting the environment.
Professional Logical Solutions
Professional Logical Solutions (PLS) is a family owned business located in Friendswood, Texas whose sole focus is providing the highest quality commercial and industrial automation solutions. PLS was founded by Justin Loop whose background is computer engineering.
He will have completed his M. of C.
Sci. in the field of Software Engineering in December 2013 (this month).
He has been working on and around electronics and computers professionally for 20 years. Computers is his passion..
Sumner Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Sumner Manufacturing Co., Inc. is a recognized leading manufacturer of material lifts, jack stands, welding tools, material carts and other tools and equipment for the construction market.
Sumner is a key supplier to the welding and mechanical contracting industries and has a market presence in more than 50 countries around the world.. .
Sacred Automotive is a great company since 2012 and this company is working nicely to provide all types of automotive services in Alvin, Tx. All the team members are skilled and expert in their specific work in this company.
Dean Lute is Ceo of this company. He is a trusted man for all auto services..
CBM Enterprise Solutions
The CBMvision platform is unique in that it allows large enterprise organizations to monitor daily thousands of assets for equipment condition/health. It is unlike other systems that give only “overall” condition because with CBMvision™ all of the detailed timewave (rotating) or acoustic (reciprocating) data capture is automated, meaning no more manual data collection of assets, even those that may be remote such as offshore or on pipelines.
The system includes an analytics and diagnostics engine that effectively makes your asset a “smart” asset….letting you and those you authorize (internal or external to your company) securely see not only the health status, but also the trend information over a time period.. .
Falcon Midstream Services
Falcon Midstream Services is an oil and gas company that focuses on providing hydro-testing, pipeline cleaning, and bolt torquing services to the midstream industry. It specializes in the fields of pipeline cleaning, pipeline drying, and TestOps Certified.
It was founded in 2015 and headquartered in Conroe, Texas.. .
Water Kleen Services
Water Kleen was established in Ennis, Texas. Water Kleen was started out as a small industrial water blasting company servicing local shingle plants has grown into a fully insured, industrial service contractor with expansion into oilfield services and environmental cleanup support.
Our services include HYDRO EXCAVATION, Water Blasting and Tank Cleaning, Vacuum Trucks (and Air Movers), and Roll Off Truck Services.. .
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