Certified Mitsubishi and Siemens integrator addresses large demand for automation integration and engineering support among manufacturing companies with new hire.
Auburn Hills, MI – February 24, 2015 – Patti Engineering, Inc., a leader in control systems integration, today announced that it has hired Nick Hobbs to lead business development in the Midwest region of the United States, specifically Indiana, Illinois and Ohio regions. Manufacturing demand for specialized integration expertise in Mitsubishi Electric Automation and Siemens Automation technologies is driving Patti Engineering’s expansion.
Hobbs’ relationships and experience in technical sales and marketing to the automotive, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, plastics, and veneer industries will be instrumental in building a strong presence in the region. Prior to Patti Engineering, Hobbs was the District Sales Engineer at Allied Automation where he managed the Southern Indiana region and managed major Fortune 500 accounts.
Hobbs’ technical credentials include earning his Pneumatic Specialist Certification and Certification in Mitsubishi programmable logic controllers, servos, variable frequency drives, human machine interfaces, and robots. Hobbs earned his Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology with a minor in Business Management from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
“Expansion in the Midwest part of the country is critical to address current customer demands, as well as our growth goals in the U.S.,” said Sam Hoff, Chief Executive Officer of Patti Engineering. “Nick is a dynamic sales and business development professional who is passionate about technology and helping customers solve automation challenges. We are very pleased to have him leading our business development in the Midwest.”
Patti Engineering is a CSIA Certified control system integrator offering high-caliber engineering and software development services in the fields of industrial automation and shop floor IT solutions. A recognized partner of many automation technology companies, Patti Engineering is a Siemens Solution Partner, an Authorized Mitsubishi Integrator, in addition to being in the integrator programs for Phoenix Contact, Matrox, Indusoft and Kawasaki Robotics.