Service Line Leader - Senior Consultant Automation Services

Colin’s experience in automation spans over 14 years. His roles have included component selection/sizing, field service, applications development for custom equipment, and technical system sales for a component manufacturer. Colin has worked with small manufacturers just starting down the automation path, through multinational corporations optimizing their value stream.

Skill Set

  • Robotic Handling & Assembly
  • Dispensing/Filling
  • Web Handling
  • Metal Forming & Custom Machining
  • Product Packaging
  • Continuous Motion Assembly Systems
  • Automated Welding Systems
  • Custom Process Automation

Market Segment Experience

  • Medical & Life Sciences
  • Consumer Products
  • Contract Manufacturing
  • Appliance
  • Industrial
  • Automotive & Transportation


  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – BS in Mechanical Engineering

Colin has a passion for the outdoors and enjoys traveling with his wife and three children. He remains active in the university Formula SAE program, donating machining time and materials. He takes a pause from tinkering at home for a good batch of wings while watching the Red Wings or the Packers.

Click here to review Colin Wilson and George Bureau’s September 2022 – Wisconsin Automation, Technology & Systems Pulse Survey Findings.

The purpose of this pulse survey is to explore Wisconsin Manufacturers plans for and perceptions of Automation, Technology and Systems, and to provide a benchmark for Wisconsin manufacturers to gauge their response to current challenges against.