About Us

Established in 2016

Our Story

Since being formed in 2016 by skilled mechanical engineer and integrator, Tracy Williams, Trace Automation has experienced tremendous growth and recognition as a trusted systems integrator. Our common-sense approach and high-tech capabilities allow us to offer clients innovative solutions with superior efficiency and quality. As a result, we have become the go-to guys for control systems integration. Having served in multiple industries, our engineers have a complex understanding of the unique processes we encounter. Coupled with their strong programming skills, our engineers are good listeners who turn your concepts into code, precisely as you need it.

We are a member of the International Society of Automation, and we have Basic Orientation Plus safety certification and are an Inductive Automation Gold Certified Integrator. Additionally, our engineers receive job-specific safety training that meets or exceeds OSHA standards.

While the Nashville, Tennessee, area is our hometown, our team of helpful engineers will travel anywhere you need, for as long as you need—domestically and abroad!

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Who We Are

We are the go-to guys for control systems integration. We are forward-thinking engineers who thoroughly understand the equipment and processes we encounter, and we never shy away from a good challenge. We listen to your goals and work hand-in-hand to produce superior automation solutions. We build lifelong partnerships that are enjoyable, honest, and ever progressing.

We are Trace Automation, and we are excited to be part of your team!

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Our Vision

Our vision is to be a global leader in systems integration, always striving to build relationships that last a lifetime with a commitment to excellence, integrity, and growth.

Our Mission

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Our Values

Our Process

Research & Plan

We dive deep—we study what you are doing now and where you’re going. We develop customized solutions for your timeline, budget, and requirements.

Design & Engineer

We design and engineer your system, program, or machine according to your requirements while communicating with you every step of the way.

Build & Install

We build control panels and develop control programming—including programs for PLCs, DCSs, HMIs, robots, smart cameras, etc. We also design and build custom machinery.

Commission & Start-Up

We connect the systems and machinery, test every connection, and start-up the process to get you running efficiently and profitably.

Clients & Partners

We love our clients because they participate in finding solutions to their problems. They communicate their needs and discuss their shortcomings with us. Many of our repeat clients love us because if we don’t know the answer, we know somebody who does and won’t stop working until we find it. Our clients are some of the most recognized names across the USA, Europe, and Asia.

Our partners are great at their jobs—they are straight shooters who find robust solutions to complex problems. We’ve known them a long time and consider them team members and good friends. They share our values and dedication, and we would recommend them for any job they are needed.


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