Archive for June 2009

Reason #61 to Work at Innovative: Competitive Eating in the Lunchroom

June 17, 2009

Innovative’s Chris Coler may not be Eater X or Joey Chestnut, but he should enter some local eating contests and maybe even join IFOCE.

Automated Quoting System

June 16, 2009


When you call Innovative Automation for a quote, you will normally receive an automated quote (like the one shown here) you can read on your computer or phone. It’s automatic, it’s innovative and it’s all a part of what it’s like to deal with the home of LEGENDARY customer service.

Email us for a quote today at and try us yourself. You will be amazed.

Competitive Eating

June 12, 2009

Chris just ate two fully-loaded Chipotle burritos in 10 minutes in the Innovative lunchroom. Not exactly Tim Janus or Joey Chestnut, but pretty decent for an amatuer. Why he did it, we don’t know yet. Video to come.

Now Hiring (and eating) in Austin

June 12, 2009

The boss in on the road again, this time in Austin. Always looking for those hole-in-the-wall eateries. Here’s today’s missive from Texas Hill Country, where we are hiring a sales rep.



June 11, 2009

smcHQHere’s another photo of one of our channel partner’s US headquarters. SMC is headquartered in suburban Indianapolis. It doesn’t have a lake like Wittenstein or WAGO, but it looks pretty nice. Hope we can visit sometime later this year, and also revisit Omron and the new location of Yaskawa VFD sales as well.

Come See Innovative Automation at AmCon Arlington, Tues & Wed

June 9, 2009

We are in booth 213. Come on out to the Arlington Convention Center today or tomorrow and say howdy, or check us out on our Web site. We’ve even got some free goodies for blog readers. Just ask.

Help Wanted

June 8, 2009


If you are a top-notch sales rep, technician or engineer, or if you would like to have your tounge permanently affixed to the crown of the co-worker of your choice (like Chris has done to Lonnie), we want to talk to you. Our home office is in Carrollton, Texas, with opportunities in Houston and other locations as well. Tell us your story. Contact us today at

Seriously, we are hiring. Visit our career area at