Bertelkamp Automation, Inc. (BAI) is the leading industrial automation company in the Southeast, with 40 years of experience and thousands of satisfied customers.
Our mission is to help our customers succeed by supplying
WORLD-CLASS TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
We support our goals by doing business with honesty and integrity, and building long-term customer, vendor and employee relationships.
Gaining customer confidence takes effort and commitment—every day. We have four decades of proven experience as a trusted factory automation partner.
Owned and operated by the founding family since 1975
Hank Bertelkamp founded Bertelkamp Fluid Power, Inc. as a hydraulic and pneumatic component distributor in 1975. In 1988, the name was changed to Bertelkamp Automation, Inc. to better describe an expanded focus on factory automation. Today, the company continues to expand based on the changing needs of its customers.
Custom solutions for your requirements and applications
Whether you need a simple mechanical component, complex machine, or motion controls, we take your ideas from concept to completion, delivering results that add value to your business.
Knowledgeable, professional customer support
With less than one percent turnover, BAI employees build customer alliances by following up, paying attention to detail and providing expert product assistance.
PROVEN TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
Engineers and technicians dedicated to your project
Our skilled technical team includes eight engineers (electrical and mechanical), four mechanical designers, two project coordinators and seven technicians.
We have the personnel and experience to add real value to your operations.
Caring For Our Community
We are proud supporters of the United Way of Greater Knoxville.
Thanks to our employees, we have over 20 years of consistently reaching above our United Way goals. Our teamwork reaches far beyond our automation production.