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Industrial Process Safety and Automation Company aeSolutions Positions Itself For Aggressive Growth Headed Into 2024

Company to Continue to Focus on Client Success and Employee Development and Recruitment in 2024

Greenville, SC – February 28, 2024aeSolutions, a consulting, engineering, and systems integration company that provides industrial process safety and automation products and services, today announces company milestones achieved and overall performance for 2023. The company’s achievements in the past year include impressive growth and a continued focus on employee recruitment and development.


“In 2023, aeSolutions continued to demonstrate extraordinary resilience and to focus on firing on all cylinders in order to continually improve how we serve our partners and clients,” said Ken O’Malley, president of aeSolutions. “We have been working to get the right leadership in place, leadership that embraces our core values and our company’s vision as the path for sustainable growth and success. We have it all in place now: the leadership, the culture, and the systems. Our clients are counting on us to help guide them into an uncertain future, and we are ready. ‘Let’s Go!’ is our call for 2024.”


Company Growth

In a year when many process manufacturing companies were struggling with lower demand in the housing and automotive industries, aeSolutions was able to grow its business by 10%. Specifically, the company’s safety systems ,  fired equipment systems, and its alarm management services all experienced impressive growth rates in 2023. aeSolutions expects these businesses to continue to demonstrate strong momentum in 2024.


New Markets

Minerals processing, especially for the electric vehicle (EV) battery industry, and hydrogen manufacturing continue to be exciting growth areas for the company.


Key Personnel Appointments

David Ivester, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing: Ivester’s 30-plus years of experience prior to joining aeSolutions comprised a variety of leadership positions in sales and marketing in the process automation space.

As part of its ongoing commitment to employee recruitment and development, in the second quarter of 2024, the company will be announcing additional exciting changes that will bring a balanced focus on client success and the development of our people.

Key Product/Deliverable Highlights

aeSolutions’ newest product, aeRemoteConnect (aeRC™), allows engineers to securely and remotely connect to on-site automation systems, reducing response times when troubleshooting or when modifications are urgently needed. The connection can be used by credentialed aeSolutions and client personnel. A secure, end-to-end encrypted tunnel is established via cellular or existing on-site network and key-switch authorization from on-site staff.


aeRC™ provides robust security controls that meet the high security bar set by today’s IT professionals:

 • Certificate-based VPN tunnel

• Multi-Factor Authentication

• Role-based access control

• Account auditing

• System logging

• SOC 2 compliant data center.


With aeRC™, aeSolutions provides a complete solution with all the necessary equipment, licenses, and services. Based on Siemens' SINEMA Remote Connect software and proven industrial networking equipment, this solution is ready for use with any control system platform.


Company Culture/Initiatives

In 2023, aeSolutions rolled out its Employee Potential Model, a framework designed to channel and guide employee growth and development. As the company’s plans for 2024 include continued investment in hiring staff, the Employee Potential Model will help new team members quickly learn the skills necessary to help clients be successful, while simultaneously providing real career-enhancing development opportunities. aeSolutions is hiring across all departments, and encourages candidates with automation , process safety, or safety systems experience who are passionate about pursuing their full potential to contact the company’s director of Human Resources, Ben Krisher.


Additionally, the company established a new office in Houston’s Energy Corridor. The relocation is part of the company’s aggressive strategic growth plans and will serve as a hub for its operations in the Gulf Coast region.


The new office will provide localized client support and offers an ideal location for aeSolutions to engage with a wide range of markets, including traditional and alternative energy sectors, agribusiness, metals, chemicals, and petrochemicals.

Plans for 2024

aeSolutions strives to improve industry by guiding clients to increasingly resilient operations and safer communities and thrive delivering products and services to critical applications that others avoid by remaining authentic to its core values. Throughout 2024, aeSolutions will continue to focus on the development of its workforce and the realization of employee potential through the achievement of client success.


About aeSolutions

In business since 1998, aeSolutions is a consulting, engineering and systems integration company that provides industrial process safety and automation products and services. They specialize in helping industrial clients achieve their risk management and operational excellence goals through expertise in process safety, combustion control and safeguarding, safety instrumented systems, control system design and integration, alarm management, and related operations and integrity management systems. For more information, visit


Media Contact

RedIron Public Relations for aeSolutions


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