Who we are

Established in 2018, Ankeny Automation has provided automation design services to a diverse number of customers across the Midwest, ranging from pharmaceutical to industrial companies. We work closely with customers to help fill the gaps in their resources and needs. At Ankeny Automation, we value service, quality, and innovation.

Our unique combination of manufacturing experience and education positions us to provide expertise to companies to address their daily challenges and improve efficiency of their processes. We are forward-thinkers who pride ourselves on helping companies identify “outside-the-box” solutions.

What we do

At Ankeny Automation, no job is too large or small. Founder and CEO of Ankeny Automation, Santiago Valdivia, collaborates directly with each customer to tailor solutions that meet the customer’s specific needs. From a full machine design and build to prototyping a one-off part, we take pride in our work.
Here is what Ankeny Automation can offer your business:

Tooling design and manufacturing, including but not limited to:

  • Robotic end-of-arm tooling
  • Unsupported equipment components
  • OEM aftermarket parts
  • Prototypes
  • Reverse engineering
  • Tooling Repair
  • Materials (aluminum, stainless steel, titanium, plain carbon steel, tool steel, plastic)

Panel fabrication, assembly, wiring, inspections, and testing:

  • Pre-programming upon request

Vision inspection systems

  • Cognex systems integrator

After market equipment design and integration:

  • Robotic integration
  • Converting equipment
  • Custom machine design
  • Automation parts and supplies
  • System maintenance and startup


Ankeny Automation is based out of Omaha, Nebraska.

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14505 Grover St, Suite 111
Omaha, NE 68144

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