March 1, 1987 as a corporation in the state of Louisiana.  Corporate offices are located at 11914 Cloverland Court, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809.


James W. (Jim) Gerald, President, received his Bachelor degree from LSU in 1967. Westinghouse Electric Corporation employed him as a field sales engineer for 7 ½ years. The next 11 years were spent in sales in the electrical supply industry as specialty product sales manager. In early 1987 he founded Automation Control Company, Inc.

Stephen J Gerald, Vice-President, began his start with Automation Control Company, Inc. in 1995. He holds a B.S. from Southeastern University. His duties include inside sales, quality control services, shop foreman, and head accounting administrator.


Derek Bourgeois, Applications Engineer, began with Automation Control Company, Inc. in 2010. He received his B.S.E.E from LSU in 2008. His duties with the company include control panel layout and schematic design, quotation of engineered products, testing assembled panels, field start-up assistance and trouble shooting.

Douglas H. Obee, former Vice-President, graduated in 1968 from The University of Cincinnati with a B.S.E.E. degree. After 8 years in electrical manufacturer and wholesaler sales, he was Engineered Products Manager for 10 years for an air compressor supplier. He started with ACC in 1987 and retired in July of 2010.


Automation Control Company was established to offer engineered products and systems to the industrial, marine, and utility markets, and to be a manufacturer's agent for many electrical equipment manufacturers.

In addition, ACC designs and assembles custom engineered electrical control panels in our facility.  Our engineering department can provide CAD design and documentation. We also offer on-site visits for applications relating to protective relaying, lightning prevention equipment, power quality issues, grounding, and uninterruptible power supplies.


The Baton Rouge corporate office, control panel shop, and warehouse are located at 11914 Cloverland Court in a 6600 SQ. FT. facility. A resident salesman is located in Lafayette, LA, and another in the New Orleans area.


Assembly area includes: 1-ton electric crane, forklift, air compressor, welding machine, plasma cutter, drill press, general hand and power tools, signal generators, and power supplies of  480/3, 240/3, 208/3, 277/1, 240/1, 120/1, and 0-125VDC.