NorthWind is an automation company in Kansas providing controls and automation solutions to manufacturing facilities around the world. Our skilled team of engineers, programmers, and technicians have extensive process experience in addition to programming and design expertise in a wide range of industries.
1997 NorthWind Technical Services, LLC was established by Mike and Marlene Bosworth in their home outside of Sabetha, Kansas. At that time, the company primarily offered engineering consulting services.
1999 NorthWind began offering automation system solutions and moved into a small office space in downtown Sabetha and control panels for the automation systems were constructed in the Bosworth’s garage at their home.
2001 The company’s first full time employee was hired.
2003 A new 5,000 sq. ft. office and panel shop was constructed in the Sabetha industrial Park for the growing business.
2012 A major expansion added 2,600 sq. ft. of space that included a test lab, lunchroom, and additional office space for a growing number of employees
2014 NorthWind expanded for a second time, adding another 3,250 sq. ft. to the facility’s panel shop and warehouse area.
2017 A third expansion provides additional space for control panel fabrication and personnel.
2019 NorthWind opens the Latin America Office located in Costa Rica.
2021 Kansas City office opens.
2022 The company celebrates our 25 year anniversary.
NorthWind provides automation solutions for manufacturing facilities throughout the world. We also offer industrial electrical installation services in the USA.
Our headquarters is located in Sabetha, KS. The majority of employees and all panel fabrication activities are located at this facility. A second location was established in San Jose, Costa Rica in June of 2019 in order to better serve customers in Latin America. The Costa Rica office houses four employees that work in Service, Sales, and R&D. A third office in Kansas City opened in 2021 housing a small group of Sales and Electrical Design.
Our skilled team of engineers, programmers, and technicians have extensive process experience in addition to programming and design expertise in a wide range of industries. The NorthWind PlantLOGIX™ software suite streamlines and simplifies programming, management, and maintenance of industrial processes while increasing visibility into what’s happening on the factory floor. State-of-the-art office technology and expertise allows NorthWind to provide programming and support services to clients anywhere in the world.
Our U.L. Listed control panel shop is located in a 10,000 sq. ft. climate-controlled facility that is fully-equipped to fabricate, test, and ship control panels of any size. High standards and advanced manufacturing technologies used by NorthWind ensure that control panels are delivered onsite on time and ready to be installed.
NorthWind strives to achieve high standards that meet customer needs and company stability. The company has been Control Systems Integrators Association (CSIA) certified since 2010 and continues to employ CSIA’s Best Practices and Benchmarks in order to provide the best value to its customers, combining technical proficiency with sound business practices. NorthWind is also an accomplished Rockwell Automation Solution Partner, providing proven services and solutions that meet our customers’ automation needs. Finally, NorthWind was named CSIA Integrator of the Year in 2019, a prestigious national award given to controls system integrators that demonstrate cutting-edge technology and cost effective solutions for manufacturers