our services


Project Management
Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Civil Engineering


Consulting Services

Budget and ROI Services


Automatic, Semi automatic and manual rack storage solutions
Stacker, Destacker, Combinations
Lifts 0-140 ft
Product profile stations

High throughput conveyance systems

Transfer cars

Pallet check stations

Pallet board design and Mfg

Custom Handling and Process Equipment

​Specialty equipment
Press, assembly, testing, loaders/unloaders

high speed transfers, mold cutters, complex

grippers, feeders, dispensers 



Robot cells
Assembly Cells
Robotic grinding
Pick and place

Process control


Plasma cutting
Laser cutting
Structural steel fabrication

Foundry Process Equipment
Evaporative Cooling Towers
Water Pumping Systems
Fluidize Blower Systems
Compressed Air Systems
Electrical Distribution Systems
Electrical Controls


Foundry Melting Systems
Electric Arc Furnaces
Charge Make-Up/ Feeder Systems

Charge Preheaters
Pouring Monorail and Bridge Systems
Electrical Controls

Foundry Molding Systems
No Bake Molding Systems
Green Sand Molding Systems
Shell Molding Systems
Investment Casting Molding Systems
Lost Foam  Molding Systems
Electrical Controls

Foundry Coremaking Operations
Automatic Core Blowing Machines
Integrated Core Mixer/Hdlg System
Shell Core Machines
Electrical Controls


Material Handling Automation

Conveyor systems
Material handing conveyors
Belt/Roller/chain/specialty conveyors
Transfer Stations
Rotate Stations
Box/Tote conveyor

Pallet/Tote elevators

Conveyor Accumulation




Merge stations

Foundry Cleaning Room Systems
Stand Grinders
Swing Frame Grinders
Robotic Grinding Cells
Hand Grinding Tools
Grinding Booths

Foundry Environmental Control Equipment
Metallurgical Control Systems
Sand System Control Systems
Cleaning Room Control Systems
Coreroom Control Systems
General Building Ventilation
Mechanical Reclamation Systems
Thermal Reclamation Systems  

 Foundry Shakeout and Sand Handling

Vibratory Conveying Systems

Vibratory Shakeouts

Rotary Attrition Drums 

Vibratory Feeders 

Belt Conveyors 

Bucket Elevators 

Sand Coolers (Evaporative and non-contact) 

Sand Transporters 

Flexawall Belt Conveyors 

Magnetic Separation Equipment 

Sand Storage Silos 

Vibrating Bin Bottom Activators Electrical Controls 



Randy Sutton, P.E. President and CEO

Randy began SET in 2008 after having spent 20+ years in heavy industrial design at HMC Technologies, Vulcan Engineering Co., and most recently as Director of Projects for Power Automation Systems.

Randy has experience in detailed machinery design as well as the project management of large scale turnkey projects. He possesses strategic and managerial skills to help meet the customer's process and profitability objectives. He is a proven leader in any situation and is a methodical problem solver and solution generator for any opportunity.

Randy graduated from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and finished his Masters of Engineering in the Information Engineering Management Executive Program at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 2009. He is a registered professional engineer in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi and South Carolina. He is a member of NCEES and ASPE.


Chris Sutton Vice President

 Chris brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the areas of engineering, equipment manufacturing and project management services. He is able to provide SET's customer base with revenue generating solutions to specific process needs through ASRS integration and custom equipment solutions. Chris is able to design and manufacture both hard and flexible automation solutions for various applications. Chris has managed automation projects in over a dozen countries on six continents and consistently completes his projects within budget and on time. He also has extensive experience in integrating electric robots from different manufacturers such as ABB, Fanuc, Motoman, etc.

Chris attended both the University of Montevallo and The University of Alabama in Birmingham where he studied Engineering. He has extensive training in Computer Aided Design, including AutoCad and Solidworks


Barry Kornegay, P.E. Sr. Project Mgr / Business Development Mgr

Barry brings over 25 years of industrial and commercial design experience to the SET team. The majority of his experience was derived from 20 years of project and engineering management work at Vulcan Engineering Company, Helena, Alabama.

During his tenure at Vulcan, Barry was responsible for overseeing large turnkey and systems integrated projects in the metal casting industry. He is a strong team leader, seasoned problem solver and able to take conceptual designs and ideas and turn them into a viable industrial solution. Prior to his work at Vulcan he was a project engineer at Brownlee Morrow Engineering Company and Stockham Valves & Fittings, Inc.

Barry's project work in the past has included companies like General Motors, Caterpillar, Technocast, Wescast Industries, ME Elecmetal, Wheland Foundry, Conbraco Industries, Shelco Foundry and Machine, Grede Foundries, and a host of other industrial sites.


Jack Walton, P.E. Sr. Electrical Engineer

Jack brings a wealth of design knowledge and experience to the professional staff of SET, Inc. Jack received his BSEE from Auburn University and has continued his education experience through the years in PLC training and specialized training programs in power distribution and high voltage studies.

Jack’s experience includes project management and design experience with Sutton Engineering Technologies, Inc., Vulcan Engineering Company, Industrial Heating and Finishing, Mouat Company, Revere Control Systems, Passavant Corporation and Mead Corporation. His 45 years of engineering experience a range of applications including process and instrumentation systems, Hydraulic prime movers and valve control, pneumatic controls, electrical distribution and plant utility design, PLC
programming, and machine design and control.

Jack’s project work in the past has included companies like General Motors, Caterpillar, Saturn Corporation, Motor Castings, Lufkin Industries, Wheland Foundry, John Deere, and many more…

Additional Staff


Mike Yessick, Mechanical Designer
Jackie Branch, Parts and Logistics
Larry Walters, Shop Foreman
Jacob Carroll, Fabrication/Assembly Lead

-Machine operators