Archive for June 2010

We are Parker IPS Experts

June 15, 2010

Innovative Automation is an expert in designing and building Parker IPS extruded aluminum products.

It’s so easy that your could literally draw your design on a beverage napkin. Parker will render and CAD drawing and we can put the project together doing all of the engineering and assembly if you wish. Call us at 877.906.2100 and let us help you.

June 14 is Flag Day. Is Yours Flying?

June 14, 2010

Yaskawa V1000 Cheat Sheet

June 14, 2010

We came across a really useful cheat sheet for the Yaskawa V1000 drive. You can find this and thousands of other manuals, documents, white papers, spec sheets and other useful information at the Innovative Automation Knowledge Center.

Join Our Team

June 11, 2010

Join Our Team!

Innovative Automation, a member of the Inc 5,000 list of fast growing private companies in 2007, 2008 and 2009 is interviewing 365/24/7 for the right people to add to our highly motivated team. If you have a passion for sales, call us.

If you are a top-notch sales rep, technician or engineer, or if you would like to join our LEGENDARY customer-oriented team we want to talk to you. Our home office is in Carrollton, Texas, with opportunities in Houston, Austin, Tulsa/OKC, Rio Grand Valley, West Texas, East Texas and other locations as well. Tell us your story. Contact us today at

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Reason #185 to Work at Innovative Automation (via Innovative Automation: Behind the Scenes)

June 11, 2010

Reason #185 to Work at Innovative Automation We're not sure, either, but it happened last week at Michael Mueller's desk. That would be Jesse Simental of our customer service team hangin' ten. Stress relief is an important aspect of employment at Innovative Automation. But you better answer that phone when it rings! Hey Michael, what kind of signs you flashin' there? … Read More

via Innovative Automation: Behind the Scenes


June 11, 2010
Quickly and Easily Guard Multiple Irregularly Shaped Hazardous Areas
The OS3101 OptoShield from Omron STI is the most intuitive, easy to use, advanced laser scanner available today.

The OS3101 uses harmless laser light to sense an intrusion into a guarded area, and can be configured to guard multiple irregularly shaped hazardous areas making it an excellent choice for safeguarding work cells, transfer lines, robot stations and automated guided vehicles. And with its patented intrusion indicators, the OS3101 OptoShield is uniquely capable among laser scanners of providing instant visual feedback that allows personnel to quickly identify the intrusion and immediately clear it.

Programmers love it for the intuitive configuration software. Operators love it for its efficiency. You’ll love it for its non-intrusive versatility in safeguarding dangerous areas and access points.

Visit the product page to learn more, sign up for a demonstration, or to download demo software that delivers a virtual hands-on experience!

‘Now Pinch Hitting for Welch, Adams. Adams for Welch . . .’

June 4, 2010

Here is a photo of Vanessa trying to reconcile the Legendary Customer Service scoreboard in Britt’s absence. Note the perplexed posture, death grip on the mouse and her phone glued to her ear, no doubt talking to Britt who was home lounging on the couch playing hookie sick.