Automation with Innovation

Your one stop for standard & custom factory automation.

About Us


Full service provider of factory automation.

From 3D design to installation, training, and support, Dakota Automation is a full service provider of automated equipment. We have built a variety of products for many industries.  Superb workmanship from the highly skilled machinists and technicians is evident in every piece of equipment we ship.


Experienced. Capable. Dependable.

Our experienced team at Dakota Automation understands factory automation, project management and customer service.  We've been designing for performance and quality since 1999.


Designed and manufactured in South Dakota.

In 2001, Dakota Automation constructed a new production facility in Watertown's industrial park. The building has been expanded three times to meet growing demands, accommodate new markets and increase machine shop capacity. Dakota Automation has complete production capabilities with over 40,000 square feet of manufacturing space and the latest machining, welding and assembly technology. The facility is clean, modern and well equipped to handle all types of projects. 

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Your business is important to us!

Service & Support

Main Line 605-886-9724

Automation Sales

Jake Velde  605-237-0219

Jason Handke  605-878-1969

Replacement/Spare Machined Parts

Brian Denman


Replacement/Spare Parts - other

Jeff Lindahl


Machining & Measurement Services

Brian Denman


Dakota Automation, Inc.

501 Pheasant Ridge Drive, Watertown, South Dakota 57201, United States

(605) 886-9724


Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm

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