Our Team

We believe in building long term partnerships, so that we can understand your business problems and challenges.

  • Ed SerranoManaging Director

    Ed Serrano is the Managing Director of Vekta Automation in Australia and Vekta USA in North America. Born in the USA, he moved to Australia to study Mechatronic Engineering at Curtin University, graduating with Honors in 2004. 

    Ed’s career with automation began with the Razer Linear Saw at PFP Technologies. In 2009, he purchased the IP and rights to the Razer saw and formed Vekta Automation.

    To develop his business skills, Ed completed the Curtin Owners Growth Program focusing on strategic, critical and analytical thinking. Ed has over 18 years’ experience with industrial automation projects specifically for the timber Truss and Frame industry. With a solid understanding of the conditions and needs of truss plants and his experience in industrial automation, he has helped many plants improve their production and business through automation.

  • Aaron BahnerGeneral Manager, USA

    Aaron is the General Manager of Vekta USA, An intelligent and passionate leader, Aaron loves to bring people and ideas together, with his knack for getting the most from his teams and peers. After graduating from The University of North Dakota in 1997 with a Master’s of Science in Industrial Technology his career led him expanding roles in product and equipment design and manufacturing. Most recently Aaron has gained his love for team and business leadership whilst working at Lovegreen Industrial Services as VP and GM.

The Vekta Team Group Photo outside Vekta HQ

The Vekta Team

We invest our resources in customer and market centric activities which will grow our business. 

We remove blockers by simply granting authority to where the knowledge is, giving control to our leaders and key individuals. 

Our trusted and valued business managers have demonstrable competence with complete accountability and clarity of vision, so they do what they need to do and seek help where appropriate to become most effective in their roles.  

We trust and value our business managers

They are competent and accountable. They know when to act and when to seek help. They know how to best support you and your business.

By providing detailed customer service procedures, guidelines, communication protocols and work instructions to our team, we can consistently deliver high-quality service to each and every customer.

Your success, your businesses productivity is paramount. We deliver dependable, on-demand support, including 24/7 technical and remote support. 

Vekta engineers


It’s a big change, and a big commitment. We understand that and want you to feel as confident as we are when you buy our Australian made machinery.

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