Welcome to Cole Controls Website! 

Automation and Control Solutions


 Engineering - Installation - Retrofit – Service - Repair


 Over 25 years of Automation, Software, and Controls Experience working for you!


Software Engineering, Testing, and Installation

    - PLC software, HMI/MMI development, Custom Soft and Hard Motion control solutions

    - PC Custom software in C#, Python and Javascript on Windows and Linux  - with web integrated solutions - Leverage the web for your business applications!   Remote access via cell technologies, remote service and monitoring. 

    -  Cell Control, Data acquistion, System integration, custom HMI development using low cost hardware and state of the art software tools and reuseable, open source software.

    - CNC Machine retrofits using standard CNC controllers or 
      opensource PC based systems (LinuxCNC)

    - CNC motion control software development

Electrical Engineering Design and Installation
    - Control Panel Design, Layout, Fabrication and Installation
    - Custom PC design and assembly for specific needs

Mechanical Engineering Design and Installation
    - 3D Cad prototyping design and documentation
    - Weldment design and fabrication

System Drawings and Documentation


Expertise in Diverse Industries:

General Machine and Machine Tool/Robotic Cells

Food and Pharmaceuticals

Metals Processing

Paper/Web Converting

Welding and Fabrication

Oil and Gas


Transfer Line

Assembly Line


Plastics and Rubber

Expertise in Diverse Control Technologies

Process Controls – Continuous control – PID, SCADA
Discrete Control – PLC, Ladder Logic, IEC 1131 PLC languages, HMI
Motion Control – Soft Servo, CNC, Electric Servo and Stepper, Hydraulic Servo
Drive Control  - VFD, Vector AC, DC


Experience with the following Major Automation Suppliers:  

Siemens Simatic
Allen Bradley
Automation Direct
Texas Instruments/CTI PLC 500/505 based PLCs
Parker Compumotor, 6K, ACR9000, etc
and many others.


Also offering these Specialized Services:  

Custom CNC Retrofit Solutions utilizing standard CNC controllers or custom PC based controller running on Linux.

Siemens S5 System debugging and repair

Siemens S5 and TI/Siemens 305/405/505 PLC System conversion to newer equipment (several projects completed)

HMI, MMI, Industrial/Commercial Video Screen Interface development using commercially

available software or standard software tools such as Visual Basic, C++.

Realtime, Soft PLC, PC based control solutions

Industrial Computer Solutions, custom design, configuration and programming

Industrial and office PC integration with industrial controllers and peripherals using OPC, DDE, and NetDDE via Ethernet, and Profibus via copper, wireless, or fiber networks.

Software solution implementation, with products such as WinCC, WinCC Flexible, WinAC, C++, Visual Basic, and many others.

A PLC/PC based system integrator for Industrial Control Systems.

Located North East of Fort Wayne, Indiana.    We are a half days drive to Detroit, Chicago, Columbus and  Cincinnati.