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About Us

Founded in 1970 by Gene Hegwood, Hegwood Electric is an Industrial Automation and Controls company that provides not only products, but solutions for our customers. With experience, training and control knowledge, Hegwood Electric has designed, built, and provided start-up for automation and control systems globally. We're working to be a Globally Recognized Name for Quality and Service in Industrial Automation and Controls by having a Passion for Creating solutions.

Operating from Georgia, our factory trained and experienced staff has not only served the South Eastern customer effectively but also customers throughout the United States, Canada, Asia, Africa, Central America, South America and Europe.

In the Industrial Automation and Controls industry, we are proud to bring our services to many different industries from carpet to chemical, marble to municipalities, beef to poultry, oil to water. We have worked with various customers in solving their individual automation and control needs.

We welcome the opportunity to speak with customers concerning their requirements. The solutions we have provided for automation and control include: Process Control, Machine Control, SCADA, HMI, Remote Data / Telemetry, Material Handling, Pump & Fluid Control, and more.

With experience, training and control knowledge developed since 1970, including Spanish language skills, Hegwood Electric has designed, built, and provided start-up for automation and control systems globally.

Our Team

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Kirk Hegwood

Kirk Is President of Hegwood Electric. He grew up working in the family business and received a B.S. in M.E.T. from Southern Polytechnic.

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Chris Spivey

Chris is Manager of Automation Engineering and a graduate of Georgia Tech. with a B.S. in C.S.

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Donna Anglin

Donna is Manager of General Administration and our book keeper. She has been a valuable employee of Hegwood since 1992.

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Shoji Stark

Shoji is Manager of Manufacturing Operations. With a background in service and manufacturing, he keeps the shop production running.

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Roni Bock

Roni is our Purchasing and Receiving assistant. Starting with us as a fabricator, he quickly learned and moved to this key function.

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Will Howel

Will, a native of Rome, GA, is a graduate of KSU Engineering. Besides electrical control experience, he's had years of hands-on mechanical work and control fabrication.

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Virginia Taylor

Virginia, from SC, is an inventory specialist, buyer, and analyst.  With knowledge and experience in Kanban systems, visual boards, lean manufacturing, and 5’s application, she will help our continued growth.

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Greg Anglin

Greg is a fabricator for us. He has quickly learned the skill sets required to build quality control panels and is learning more every day.

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Melvin Balot

With a background as an electrician and training at the I.E.C., Melvin is Shop Lead for our fabricators.

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Dean Hayles

Dean has a background as an electrician and training with the I.E.C. He is a quick study and knowledgeable fabricator.

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Taylor Yost

Taylor is a native of Norcross, GA and has been in the electrical industry since 2011. He has completed a 4 Year Electrical Apprenticeship Program with the IEC.

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Mahir Nouraldine

Mahir is an experienced Electrical Technician that has accumulated a rewarding, successful track record and versatile background inside both the construction and manufacturing fields.

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Philip Burke

Philip is a Georgia native and has years of electrical, system integration, and conveyor installation experience.

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Steve Cole

Steve, a valuable employee since 2004, is a fabricator for us. His common sense and infinite knowledge helps tremendously in the shop.