Patti Engineering Employee John Shipley Earns Professional Engineer License in State of Indiana

Resource Type: Press Releases | April 11, 2018

Senior Electrical Engineer L. John Shipley, P.E. of Patti Engineering’s Indiana office recently achieved his professional engineer’s license.

Auburn Hills, MI – April 11, 2018 – Patti Engineering, a leading control system integration company based in Auburn Hills, Michigan with offices in Texas and Indiana, today announced that employee L. John Shipley, P.E. was recently licensed as a professional engineer in the state of Indiana.  Shipley, a senior electrical engineer, is the first licensed professional engineer at the company’s Indiana office, and the fourth in the company.

In his current role, Shipley designs customized industrial automation solutions for a variety of industries, and provides customers with onsite installation and support.  Prior to joining Patti Engineering, Shipley worked as a controls engineer for Chrysler and Manufacturing Technology, Inc.

A graduate of Purdue University, Shipley holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering.  He also earned his master of science in international business from San Diego State University.  In addition to his professional engineer’s license, Shipley is also an International Society of Automation (ISA) Certified Automation Professional.

“John has worked hard to earn his professional engineer’s license while maintaining a full work schedule,” said Sam Hoff, CEO of Patti Engineering. “We applaud his achievement and support him in his continued professional development.  His P.E. license is vital to operations in our Indiana office.”


 About Patti Engineering, Inc. 
Patti Engineering, Inc. is a 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 the Control Engineering’s Hall of Fame. For more information, visit

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