Our Founder

Paul D. Terpstra, P.E.


  • is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Wisconsin and Illinois
  • has been granted six United States patents
    • has three additional patent applications pending
    • has been granted three foreign patents
  • has had designs featured in Design News, Machine Design, Automotive News and Production magazines
  • had a design as a finalist for the PACE award for innovation in the automotive industry
  • had a design nominated for Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineer's New Product of the Year award
  • was invited by ODVA to be on a user panel at the ODVA annual meeting and at the National Design Show
  • qualified for membership in Mensa of America


  • served as Director of Research & Development for Gilman Engineering & Manufacturing, a major supplier of custom assembly equipment, before founding Innalytical Solutions
  • has over twenty years experience designing and trouble shooting industrial equipment
  • has designed equipment used by major manufacturing companies such as Ford, GM, GE, Trane, Potter & Brumfield, Giddings & Lewis, Borg Warner, Caterpillar, Siemens, and Rolls Royce.
  • has created concepts and proposals for more than $138,000,000 worth of automated equipment with over $67,000,000 being sold.
  • has programmed PLCs, industrial robots, motion control systems, laser systems, and vision inspection systems
    • has implemented over 250 servo axes including over 160 linear servo axes
    • was the first user to implement DeviceNet on the Allen-Bradley SLC 500 platform


  • received a Mechanical Engineering degree from Iowa State University (a top 5 engineering school at time of attendance)
    • was inducted into Pi Tau Sigma honorary society for Mechanical Engineering
    • specialized in computer optimized design and machine design
  • earned a Masters in Management degree from Regent University
    • studied quantitative analysis at a graduate level
  • is a student of logic theory and problem-solving techniques
  • received a Technical Certificate in Reliability & Maintainability from Blackhawk Technical College
  • is fully trained in SolidWorks - including API
    (Certified SolidWorks Professional)
  • is a factory trained integrator for several different motion control and CNC product lines
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