Gibson Engineering

About Us

Who we are:

Gibson Engineering, Inc. is a leading solutions provider for world-class manufacturers of industrial automation products. Headquartered near Boston, Massachusetts, we provide customized solutions that help major corporations become time and cost efficient.  Using skills-based training through our curriculum and technical support team, we become an extension of our customers’ engineering groups by creating innovative technological applications that:

* Reduce risk
* Maximize return on investment(ROI)
* Provide ease-of-use
* Increase profitability
* Gain a competitive edge in the marketplace

What we do:

Gibson Engineering’s award-winning engineers deliver “whole company solutions” to a wide range of corporations in the areas of MACHINE CONTROL, MACHINE FRAMING, MACHINE SAFEGUARDING, MACHINE VISION, MOTION CONTROL, PNEUMATICS, ROBOTICS, and SENSORS. Our VALUE ADDED SERVICES are a key benefit to our clients in helping them increase productivity by providing high-quality and high volume custom packaging controls services, turnkey programming for integrating and installing solutions, computerized project planning software packages, and more.

Our philosophy:

For more than six decades, our company’s core mission has been to solve problems from beginning to end –- to go above and beyond to help clients succeed. Talent, enthusiasm, and dedication: The same business principles that fueled Gibson’s initial growth in the 1940s and ‘50s apply today.  We provide the highest level of application intelligence at the point of use.

Vendors such as COGNEX, NUMATICS AND MITSUBISHI rely on Gibson to fully leverage their products’ technological potential to deliver the best possible results for a wide range of major corporations representing dozens of growing industries.

Our team:

In addition to our visionary executive management team, Gibson Engineering employs a diverse and accomplished group of engineers who share a common goal in applying the highest level of problem-solving skills and exceptional customer service to each and every client.  An important extension of the engineering division is our dedicated group of customer service representatives whose priority is to ensure a timely response to clients’ requests.

Our history:

Since 1945, Gibson Engineering has grown steadily from a distributorship / manufacturers’ rep agency to an innovative and technically-advanced automation solutions provider with $16 million in annual sales serving nearly 2,400 companies throughout the New England region and outside the United States. The company was founded by William Gibson, who believed his team should be “a good strong right arm to the customer,” providing the right product for the job or designing and engineering the ideal solution.  Gibson sold the business to its current CEO Joe O’Brien in 1985.  Under O’Brien’s leadership, the company grew by 357 percent over the next 20 years. The ability to successfully respond to corporations’ evolving needs, provide solutions that work, and offer a broad and valuable knowledge base have become the benchmarks of Gibson Engineering’s enduring success.

Our future:

We are proud of our successful history and look forward to continually evolving as a leader in our field. With our roots in New England, our services have expanded internationally to corporations in Mexico, Germany, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom, Costa Rica, and Canada, who are turning to Gibson to create customized solutions that successfully meet their automation challenges.

Over the years, Gibson Engineering has not only adapted to change, we have helped define change by embracing the latest technological advances to create unprecedented solutions that best meet our clients’ needs. While our successful track record speaks for itself, we know the importance of always looking ahead to grow our talent pool, expand our resources, and stay updated on the latest industry developments in order to maximize results across the board for our growing list of clients in the U.S. and abroad.

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