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About S-TEC

Who is S-TEC

S-TEC, LLC was established in 2005 by Stuart Smith to meet the automation needs of customers throughout the Southeastern Pennsylvania region.

As principal designer, Smith draws upon a wealth of experience dealing with the unique demands of a wide range of customers and client cultures, having worked in the field of automation design for more than 40 years with regional firms in Wyndmoor, Lancaster, and Perkasie.

Drawing upon his village of technical partners, Stuart is able to provide turn-key solutions to other business - small and large.

What S-TEC Does

S-TEC is a full-service, design and build, automation company; specializing in turnkey, custom-built machines for automated processes. Automation equipment service, production study and process improvements, product design assistance, design for automation (DFA), solid model design and machine safeguarding integration are all part of S-TEC’s services.

Whether you need design/build or other engineering services for automation, S-TEC is committed to providing a seamless experience for our clients, always keeping in mind the optimal balance between life cycle costs, quality and desired project scope.

Why Choose S-TEC

In each project we undertake we draw upon our design-build and engineering expertise always keeping in mind life cycle costs, optimal quality and consistence of operations. The end result is an innovative system solution that gets the job done efficiently and within budget.

Couple this with our strong work ethic, attention to detail and customer focus and you’ll understand why so many turn to  S-TEC to build and service their automation needs in today’s highly competitive, rapidly changing business environment.

Turnkey Automation Systems & Service, Production Study & Process Improvements, Design for Automation, Machine Safeguarding Integration

S-TEC Services

Mechanical Design Solutions


We develop automation that ranges from simple fixtures to turnkey systems, executing all phases from concept through commissioning.

  • • Automated parts feeders
  • • Handling systems
  • • Electro/Pneumatic and control systems
  • • Drives and motion control
  • • Automation components
  • • Sensors
  • • Machine vision

We will utilize reliable vendors for application and specification assistance as required by the application.

Safety - Risk Assessment


Safe operation is a critical component of every machine we build. We also will review and address existing machinery for:

  • • Control stop categories
  • • Control reliable circuits
  • • Access doors with safety interlocks
  • • Hard mounted perimeter and point of operation guards

We adhere to all applicable regulations and standards required to reassemble, commission and start up systems at our customer’s facility in addition to meeting all customer in-house rules and regulations.

Purchasing And Training


We will engage a vendor network and acquire applicable materials, components, fasteners, fittings, finishes, treatments, etc. We work to establish relationships that garner trust through competitive pricing and reliable service.

Training is key to the successful operation of any new equipment. We will inform management and plant personnel regarding the SAFE operations and maintenance of all S-TEC- designed equipment and will conduct this training with all responsible parties on either the plant floor or in “classroom” environments.

Contact S-TEC

S-Tec, LLC • 550 Californ Road, Unit 16 • Quakertown, PA • 18951


215 378 2219

Contact us today with your next project requirements