Automation Engineering

Industrial control systems are the core of our business at Process and Data Automation. We combine our technical training/skills, our general understanding of manufacturing, and our field experience to link our customers with real, productive automation solutions.

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Digitalization Group

We architect solutions using commercially available off the shelf (COTS) technology adapted to fit your specific requirements and infrastructure. We speak IT and enjoy working in partnership with other IT professionals to deliver results!

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Electrical Design

Process and Data Automation provides turnkey design and fabrication of electrical and control systems. Designs, manufacturing oversight, and pre-ship testing are handled by our dedicated Design team: this is work they do each and every day!

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Plant Support Services

We are effective partners to companies who need technical augmentation to achieve their desired improvements. Our contracts are designed to augment your existing Maintenance and Engineering teams.

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CSIA Certified

Our CSIA certification assures our clients that Process and Data Automation delivers superb technical solutions from a professionally managed system integration business. We enjoy long-term relationships with our clients and take pride in knowing that we are part of their ongoing commitment to manufacturing and processing in the most efficient manner possible with the best-associated business benefits.

Vision & Values

Process and Data Automation is the premier Control Systems Integration and Data Services provider. We invest in our employees’ professional development, knowledge, and expertise in areas that best meet our client’s needs; focusing on continuous growth in our core automation business, data services, project management and new business partnerships.  We are recognized for our superior service, philosophy of continuous improvement and 100 percent client satisfaction.


Process and Data Automation was founded in September 2002.  From our humble beginnings to our current location in Erie, PA, and our expansion into other territories, we have built our company on a reputation of professional solutions and promises delivered!  From our inception, we have featured both controls and information automation expertise.

Blending Traditional SCADA with Mobile-Responsive Applications

The complexion of plant automation is evolving, and clients realize that the term “automation” means much more than physical processes. Users are increasingly seeking out applications that do more and are engaging their personnel. At PDA we’ve found blending traditional SCADA with mobile-responsive industrial applications that run natively on any… Read More

PDA Provides MES on World’s Fastest Bottling Lines

Process and Data Automation (PDA) has implemented Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) at dozens and dozens of client sites throughout North America.  They regularly use the powerful Line Management (LM) software from Krones Digital to handle order management activities, ERP integration, changeovers, materials management, and more. The PDA team recently worked… Read More

Turnkey Solution for Expansion of Packaging Lines

When a premier global spirits company required expansion in the form of two new dual feed, high-speed packaging lines they turned, as providers frequently do, to Krones for a turnkey solution.  The solution required a high degree of integration both on the incoming equipment and to connect to the plant’s… Read More