Ignition Gold Certified Integrator Patti Engineering Announces Further Credentials, Elevating Expertise in Industrial Control Solutions

Resource Type: Press Releases | March 4, 2024

Ignition Gold Certified Integrator Patti Engineering’s Akash Agarwal has earned the Ignition Core Certification by Inductive Automation, providing certified expertise in SCADA, MES, and IIoT applications.

Auburn Hills, MI – March 5, 2024 – Patti Engineering, Inc., an Ignition Gold Certified Integrator and leading control system integration company with offices in Michigan, Texas, and Indiana, today announced that Controls Engineer Akash Agarwal achieved Ignition Core Certification by Inductive Automation, joining six additional team members holding specialized certifications on the Ignition platform.

Agarwal has successfully completed Core Certification competency exams for Inductive Automation’s Ignition, a powerful web-based industrial software platform for SCADA, MES and IIoT applications. Additional employees certified for Ignition at Patti Engineering are Jeffrey Watts, who recently achieved Gold Certification, along with Abigail Engle, Cassandra Boman, Daniel Ragozzino, John Shipley, PE, CAP, and Scott Grunwald, all having attained Core Certifications. These certifications demonstrate advanced proficiency in the design, development, and implementation of tailored control solutions that optimize efficiency, productivity, and operational visibility using Ignition.

“As a Gold-level partner in our Integrator Program, Patti Engineering has an advanced capability with Ignition,” said Chris Fischer, Integrator Program Manager at Inductive Automation. “The solutions that companies like Patti Engineering create are among the best in the industry because their knowledge and experience with Ignition enables them to create innovative solutions for clients. Patti Engineering’s Ignition certifications provide them with a competitive advantage in the integration industry, giving clients confidence in the robustness of their tailored solutions.”

As an Ignition Gold Certified Integrator, Patti Engineering specializes in control system integration and digitalization services in the manufacturing and industrial sectors. The company’s demonstrated expertise ensures smooth implementation of industrial automation software and hardware in a wide range of areas such as HMI, PLC, edge computing, data analytics, cybersecurity, asset management, and remote monitoring. The recent achievement of Ignition Core Certification by Agarwal, along with several other team members, illustrates Patti Engineering’s commitment to providing specialized expertise to meet the diverse needs of manufacturing and industrial clients.

“We commend our engineers for helping Patti Engineering achieve and maintain Ignition Gold Certified Integrator status,” remarked Patti Engineering CEO Sam Hoff. “Our team’s dedication to training and best practices is pivotal in maintaining our ability to deliver the quality solutions our clients need in the industries we serve.”

About Patti Engineering, Inc. 

Patti Engineering, Inc. is a seven-time CSIA Certified control systems integration company offering high-caliber engineering and software development services. Patti Engineering’s technical expertise in electrical control and information systems provides turnkey control systems integration for design/build, upgrade/retrofit and asset/energy management projects. Industrial automation, production intelligence and shop floor IT solutions services include: project management, electrical engineering, hardware design, hardware procurement, software development, installation, calibration, start-up testing, verification, documentation, training and warranty support. Customer satisfaction and project success earned the company placement in Control Engineering Magazine’s Hall of Fame. For more information, visit our website, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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Sam Hoff's Bio


Samuel M. Hoff, Chief Executive Officer, started the company from his home in 1991. Since then he’s expanded his business to more than 35 college-degreed engineers. Patti Engineering has engineering offices in Auburn Hills, MI, Austin, TX, and Indianapolis, IN.