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Factory Automation

Mayer’s Automation Specialist Team is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. This team of specialists supports customers and Mayer account managers in the application of factory automation and the latest motor technology. Mayer can provide automation products as simple as programmable logic controllers or sensors for reliable production control systems, or complex, total systems for production management. Mayer can coordinate a partial or total solution including engineering, equipment, software, installation and operator training. For more information contact our Automation Team at (205) 583-3528.

Customer Training

Mayer Automation has provided specialized training services to our customers for well over a decade. It is our belief that our customers should have the opportunity to obtain reliable hands-on training. Effective training allows employees to gain confidence and knowledge in design, maintenance, and repair of automation products. In many instances we can help with product training that is not automation related as well.


Mayer Automation Group’s training facility, located in Birmingham, Alabama is capable of holding classes with up to 12 students. The training room is set up with computers, a variety of GE PLCs (90-70, 90-30 and Versamax,) and software required to perform the training. The Rx3i trainers can be provided upon request. We offer PLC program training utilizing Logicmaster, Versapro and Proficy Machine edition. Mayer is a certified STEP Training partner with GE Intelligent Platforms. Mayer employs a certified GE Instructor. Additional training can be arranged for items like Proficy Plant Edition HMI, Quick Panel View and GE drives.


Maintenance classes are designed as an introduction to hardware and software. The duration of the class is typically three days. The course focuses on basic operation, maintenance and troubleshooting techniques. 

Level 1 Programming classes are designed as an introduction to programming. The depth and scope of the labs are increased. This class will benefit individuals who plan, develop or modify control logic.

Onsite Classes - Mayer Automation can often conduct training at a customer’s plant or facility. We will be happy to evaluate your PLC system and design a custom training plan. Please contact us for additional discussion, quotes, or questions at: (205) 583-3528.
For more information, or to get scheduled


You can contact Mayer Automation at the following numbers and we will be happy to help you register for a class at our facility. (205) 583-3555 – Jason Nelson Or (205) 583-3528 – Blair Richards

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