Pinnacle Automation, LLC was established in June of 2011 and is based in St. Augustine, FL. The company is set up as a partnership with four Principals – Nicholas Lekas, Steve Novach, Andreas Lekas and Toni Lekas – with over 60 years combined experience in various manufacturing industries.

Pinnacle Automation, LLC designs and builds hardware and software to monitor, measure and control mechanical, electrical and fluidic systems. We specialize in solving the most difficult automation problems, applying ingenuity, in-depth understanding of physical phenomena and materials, and wide ranging expertise in digital and analog electronics, industrial programmable logic controllers (PLC), software, user interfaces, networks, fluid controls, motion control systems and measurement techniques.

Pinnacle Automation, LLC addresses your problem with expertise in the following areas of engineering, software and electronics research and development:

Controls: Aluminum extrusion press control systems, exit material handling systems, billet/log furnace controls, 60 cycle induction heater controls, extrusion saws, application specific fabrication machinery controls, integrated robotics systems, positioning systems, fluid power controls, electrostatic paint systems, industrial Reverse Osmosis systems and waste water controls.  Software: Allen Bradley, Automation Direct, Siemens, Square D Modicon.

Sensors: Vision, Lasers, Precision Dimensional Gauge Controls, Sensors of all types.

Mechanical: Design and Fabrication of Control Panels, Product Enclosures, Pneumatic Controls.

Networks: Ethernet, Modbus, TCP/IP, Control Net, Device Net, DH+, Serial, USB, Wifi, Bluetooth.

Software: PLCs, VB, C, HTML, Java, PHP, Apache, Windows, Linux, Wonderware, RS View, SQL

Engineering: Electrical and Electronic Circuit Design, Control System Manufacturing and Assembly for Commercial and Industrial Systems.

CAE Standards: AutoCad

In-Plant Commissioning: All control systems are fully tested in the shop prior to shipping to the client’s facility.  Installation Supervision and Start-up Assistance is provided in the client’s facility.