Team Profiles


Founder 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.


Senior 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. He is now working in an “As Needed Basis”


Maintenance 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.


Electrical 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.


Senior 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.


Business Administrator

Alannah has been working in administrative positions since gradating from her BCom. in 2015. She is responsible for Bookkeeping, Payroll & HR, Project Coordination and working with clients as needed.


Automation 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.



Automation Specialist

Reno  is a graduate from Electrical and Electronics Engineering ans also has an Advanced diploma in Automation and Robotics. He is a programmer for machine vision systems such as Cognex, as well as designing PLC/HMI programs, and has previously worked in the R&D for aerospace projects and automotive manufacturing sector.


Mechanical Engineer

Patrick has his Masters in Mechanical Engineering where he conducted research in collaboration with the Canadian Military. While writing his thesis, Patrick gained a background in mechanical design, 3D printing and Finite Element Analysis. Pat’s involvement in a machine shop and mechanical testing lab has given him both hands on and technical experience.


Electrical Designer

Aaron has an advanced diploma in Instrumentation and Automation and a 442A Industrial Electricians license. In the past decade he worked in the food and beverage industry as an Electrical Technician and Maintenance lead giving him a wide range of trouble shooting skills and knowledge of industrial control and automation. 

What Our Clients Say

“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”

McLeod Dam