Patti Engineering Anniversary

Patti Engineering Celebrates Milestone 33-Year Anniversary

Resource Type: Press Releases | June 2, 2024

Patti Engineering thanks its partners, employees, and clients in celebration of 33 years of providing innovative controls system integration services. The company is at the forefront of applying Industry 4.0 automation and intelligence technologies to enhance manufacturers’ overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) through digitalization, diagnostics, and robotics. 

Auburn Hills, MI – June 3, 2024 Patti Engineering, Inc., a leading control system integration company based in Auburn Hills, MI with offices in Texas and Indiana, celebrates its 33-year anniversary today. Patti Engineering was founded on June 3, 1991, by CEO Sam Hoff and named after his wife, Patti Hoff, who serves as the company’s CFO.

“Patti Engineering was founded on the principles of maintaining business integrity for our clients. I am both humbled and excited that these principles have been so successful for us, both as a business and as individuals,” said Sam Hoff. “I want to extend my most sincere thanks to all our great clients, partners, and team members for their ongoing support throughout our company’s history. Your commitment has been instrumental in allowing us to reach this amazing 33-year milestone. Time does indeed fly by when you’re having fun!”

Patti Engineering is a CSIA Certified Integrator offering high-caliber engineering and software development services. The company is at the forefront of helping manufacturers in the adoption of advanced Industry 4.0 technologies to improve overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). Patti Engineering’s areas of expertise include robotics, control systems integration, digital transformation, and asset tracking.

Alongside Sam and Patti Hoff, the leadership team includes Dave Foster, Vice President of Engineering, John Shipley, Director of Indiana Operations, Terrance Brinkley, Director of Michigan Operations, and Nick Hitchcock, Director of Texas Operations. The company includes 30 additional employees, including a mix of engineers, technicians and other support personnel.

“Over the past 33 years, we have expanded from a small home office to a thriving business with three locations across the United States,” said Patti Hoff. “Through it all, we have always prioritized maintaining a family atmosphere and providing a great work-life balance for our team. It’s been an amazing journey. I’m so proud of the company we’ve built and I’m excited to see where we go next.”

“Our family-first mindset has always been central to Patti Engineering,” noted Dave Foster. “It’s a truly unique company priority that keeps our team growing and thriving together. We’ve created a culture that focuses on integrity and quality. I’m particularly proud that we’ve not only survived but thrived for over three decades – a significant achievement for any small company.”


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, X 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.