Encompass was originally founded in 1996 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. During its early years the company provided optical and electronic consulting services to major automotive manufacturers such as BMW and Magna International.  These initial contracts provided a revenue stream which was utilized to launch the design, development and implementation of the first series of automated welding solutions.

Purchased in June of 2004, the EMI facility in Rock Hill, SC is 38,000 SF and is capable of supporting the diverse services of the company. EMI is strategically located near Charlotte, North Carolina which is a major Power Generation Energy Design and Service Center. Siemens, Mitsubishi, Westinghouse, General Electric, Areva, Duke Energy and CB&I  are presently located within 20 miles of our facility.  The property borders the Rock Hill Airport (UZA) and has direct runway access and an onsite airplane hangar capable of supporting corporate aircraft.