Machine Technology


We make automation accessible

Implementing automation in your operation can pay dividends in efficiency and productivity, but getting started can be difficult. Whether you’re looking to completely revamp your operation or wanting to start small, our team of experts is ready to guide you every step of the way.


Industrial robots perform tasks exactly how they are programmed every single time, bringing you repeatability in results like never before.

Part Quality

Part Quality

Greater consistency in your parts means less material in the scrap bin and better results for your customers.

Easy Setup & Operation

Easy Setup & Operation

You don’t need to master robotics programming to benefit from automation. Our solutions are simplified with conversational software that is intuitive and easy for operators to use.

Rick Spencer

Head Automation Engineer



The Hartwig Automation Expert.

Rick Spencer started his journey with Hartwig in 2006 as an application engineer. After years of creating turnkey systems for customers, Rick took charge of the automation division as the Automation Products Specialist. He works daily as the facilitator and point man for automation with the sales team, as well as working with clients to learn their necessary throughput, required time frame, and operational needs to create the best solution for their process. No matter the specifications, Rick Spencer and the team at Hartwig have a way to automate and elevate your operation.

All About Hartwig Automation

As automation continues to grow and change in the manufacturing industry, stay updated with all the latest news and insights with Hartwig. From new technologies to upgraded operations, never miss a moment in automation.

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Free Operator Training & Open Houses

Superior performance starts with education.

We are committed to helping you maximize your investment in your CNC machine tools. That’s why we hold frequent CNC training classes for your team so they can acquire new knowledge and keep your capabilities fresh and current.

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Questions about Automation? Ask Rick, our resident expert.

Learn if automation is the right solution for your next project. Talk to Rick to learn more about its applications and other innovative approaches.

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