Controls Engineering

Our team has the ability and resources to rise up to the challenges of your next automation project. The team is abundantly rich in background experiences with current and evolving technologies. We have the staff to provide full machine programming, including PLC, HMI, multi-axis servo motorand robotic design, build, and commission of your next project. We are skilled at utilizing our expertise in many types of industries to enhance your product and process.

At Ahaus, we bridge the gap between mechanical and controls by keeping all engineering in house — even in the same room — allowing for open door collaborations.

Design Systems

At Ahaus, our controls department uses Autocad Electrical2D software to provide the electrical/pneumatic/hydraulic panel layout, diagrams, and bill of materials. Our team works fervently to ensure that Ahaus provides you accurate and legible drawings meeting the industry standard to assist with future troubleshooting and debug of any system.


A well-designed program architecture is essential in the success of any project; adding flexibility and value over the life of the machine.

We ensure success by:

  • Organizing code in a logical manner
  • Including programming comments
  • Preparing for future expansion

Debug and Commission

Ahaus is experienced in concept, design, and implementation of many different types of machines. These machines vary widely in complexity from simple standalone equipment to large scale fully automated systems. Below is a list of what you can expect from an Ahaus Controls Engineer throughout the commissioning of your project.

  • Debug and commission control systems at our facilities during the system integration stage and then at the customer’s site during installation.

  • Travel, as required, to customer and supplier sites to perform installation, commissioning, and training duties.
  • Select, test, and integrate hardware and software components such as robots, analog devices, motion controllers, sensors, vision systems, lasers, and other control related hardware.
  • Work with project engineers, customers, designers, toolmakers, and electricians to solve problems in order to provide you with a complete functional system.
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Case Studies

It’s Our Mission: Customer Success

Sometimes a company comes to Ahaus with a specific production need and an idea of how to address it. In those cases, we work in tandem with that customer to resolve the manufacturing challenge. Other times, however, a manufacturer comes to Ahaus with nothing more than a need, giving Ahaus’ engineering staff both the challenge and the freedom to start with a blank sheet solution. From simple to complex, the results of these projects speak for themselves.


Quality is top priority at Ahaus.

Our Quality Objectives:
  • Ahaus designs, builds, delivers, and supports high quality, innovative manufacturing equipment.
  • Ahaus’ core competency is the ability to move a project from concept through engineering to the shop floor and to the customer.
  • Ahaus strives for continuous improvement through training, effective use of human resources, technology, and reinvestment of capital to create a competitive advantage for our customers and ourselves.
  • Ahaus takes pride in American craftsmanship.
  • Ahaus strives to meet customer requirements.
  • Ahaus’ quality system meets the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 standard.
  • Quality shall be measured, evaluated, and documented.
  • Ahaus deals with our employees, customers and vendors ethically and respectfully.
  • Ahaus strives to be a quality corporate citizen by providing meaningful employment, supporting community needs, maintaining fiscal responsibility, and complying with environmental and safety requirements.