History - Control Automation Sales has been serving the factory automation and controls market in the South East for over 20 years.  Kent Johnson, founder, formed Kent Controls Inc. in Charlotte, NC in 1984 as a distributor for ISSC Honeywell supplying PLC and related SCADA technology to textile, plastic film, and fiber optic cable industry.  In 1990 formed Control Automation Sales and for 10 years developed the sales and distribution channel, and integrator market for Sick Optic and Kessler Ellis.  In 2003-4 represented Parker Hannifin's newly formed OEM Automation Product Group of Compumotor, MTS Custom Servo Motors, Acroloop, and Daedal.

Today CAS is a leading sales agent and consultant with over 30 years of accumulative experience in the automation and controls market.  CAS as partnered with a select group of national, international, and local companies unique for technological excellence in their fields.  We strive to bring innovative solutions to companies and institutions seeking the latest in high tech automation and control technologies.  Most recently we have worked closely with the region's State Department of Transportation (DOT) to improve data communications reliability of their Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) infrastructure.

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