Team Profiles

Adam HannafinFounder and Director

Adam founded Hannafin Automation and Industrial Controls to meet the increasing demand for industrial automation and controls support in the Quinte region.

Adam is frequently requested to consult with process issues, which include; testing and preparing equipment, troubleshooting and designing and modifying PLC programs. He is an experienced programmer/designer of power systems, robotics, hydraulics, pneumatics, and electronics for automation, and has been involved with R&D of new projects, as well as being involved in the assembly of electrical and mechanical projects.

Jim TweedieSenior Electrical/Pneumatics Designer

The first official employee of Hannafin Automation and Industrial Controls, Jim has has expert level knowledge in all areas of electrical design; pneumatics, installation package assembly and construction supervision/documentation.

Vitali PoletaevAutomation Specialist

Vitali is dedicated to continuous process automation and improvement in the face of rapidly evolving and changing industries. He is a program developer for vision systems such as Cognex and Keyence, as well as Servo Systems such as Kinetix, and can also design PLC/HMI programs. Vitali provides troubleshooting expertise and serves as Hannafin’s key resource in providing TrakSys support.

Al LightleMaintenance Technician/Electrician

Heavily experienced with Cognex Vision Systems, Siemens & Allen Bradley PLCs, AC and DC Drives, Al was previously a Maintenance Technician before joining Hannafin’s team. His technical/instrumentation knowledge is wide-ranging and precise.

Alan PaquetteElectrical Designer

Alan is an expert in the electrical trade in an industrial environment and is an electrical designer of control systems in high speed manufacturing atmosphere. He is a licensed industrial electrician with a high degree of focus toward safety, quality and problem solving, and has previously worked in the plastics and steel-making manufacturing sectors.

Don StewartSenior Specialized Process & Engineering Coordinator

Don is Hannafin’s maintenance and facilities engineering specialist, with an industrial electrical and electronics/mechanical background. Don is extremely detail oriented and organized, and has assisted in the planning and coordinating of various construction efforts.

Kelly Ramsay-WarrenProject Coordinator

Kelly has been employed in a production plant since graduating from the Office Administration Double Diploma Program in 2007. She is responsible for creating estimates, managing project funding, scheduling project kick-off meetings, managing resources, processing invoices for payment and working with clients as needed.

Lisa FralickMechanical Designer

With 20 plus years’ experience of mechanical design coming from an automotive manufacturing, military safety equipment and medical tubing fields. Lisa’s experience allows her to provide our customers with 3D CAD, detailed part and assembly drawings.

Project planning and coordinating of mechanical installations allows her project management experience and attention to detail to stand out.

John Micheal MurphyAutomation Specialist

John is a graduate from Mechanical Engineering specializing in Mechatronic design. His previous experience includes work in the public and private sector. He is proficient in 3D CAD and Robotic Programming.


“Thank you so much for your great work/partnership in 2017”Yaser Shehto Procter & Gamble

“Hannafin Automation completely rebuilt our machine. It is now one of the best running machines we have. I was very impressed with the team. They were very helpful and took the time to explain how the changes would affect the operation of the machine.”Ron Robinson Deca Cables

“Highly recommended efficient, competent and friendly service providers. I would ask for their help again”Tom McLeod Dam



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