Chemical Engineer Nathan Sandmaier, P.E., of Superior Controls’ Seabrook, New Hampshire office recently achieved his professional engineer’s license.

Seabrook, NH – February 26, 2019 – Superior Controls, Inc., a leading Life Sciences control system integrator of custom industrial automation and IT solutions with 140 employees on both the east and west coasts, today announced that employee Nathan Sandmaier, P.E.,  recently earned his professional engineer’s license in the State of New Hampshire.  Sandmaier, a senior project engineer, joins Taggart McCormick, P.E., Anthony Whitesell, P.E., and Gary Powell, P.E., as the fourth licensed professional engineer at Superior Controls.

“We congratulate Nathan on the achievement of his professional engineer’s license,” said Rick Pierro, co-founder and president of Superior Controls.  “With their professional engineer credentials, Nathan, Taggart, Anthony, and Gary will continue to be mainstays of our Superior Controls team.”

In his current role, Sandmaier uses his extensive knowledge of process automation to design control systems for customers in the life science manufacturing industries.  A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Sandmaier holds a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering.  He served as a summer intern at O’Brien & Gere and at Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals before joining Superior Controls in 2011.

Taggart McCormick, P.E., is a project and group engineering manager at the company’s Seabrook, New Hampshire office.  McCormick is a graduate of the Maine Maritime Academy where he studied power engineering technology and electronics.  Prior to joining Superior Controls in 2010, McCormick worked with Progress Energy, FPL Energy and CDM Constructors.  McCormick became a licensed professional engineer in 2011.

Anthony Whitesell, P.E., is a senior project engineer at Superior Controls’ Seabrook, New Hampshire office.  Whitesell holds both a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of New Hampshire, and became a licensed professional engineer in 2016.  Before joining Superior Controls in 2004, Whitesell worked with Sunrise Labs, Integrated Robotics, and Allegro Microsystems.

Gary Powell, P.E., is the vice president of Banks Integration Group, a Superior Controls company.  Powell has been with Banks Integration since 2004, and is based in the company’s Vacaville, CA office.  A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Powell earned his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and achieved his professional engineer’s license in the State of California.  Before joining Banks Integration, Powell worked with Pacific Gas and Electric, and Matrix Technologies.

Superior Controls primarily serves the biotech and life sciences industries. The company specializes in complex FDA-validated automation systems. Superior Controls offers coast-to-coast capabilities with multiple offices in the biotech and life science hubs of New England and California. Superior Controls is headquartered in Seabrook, NH and has an office in Albany, NY. Banks Integration Group, a Superior Controls company, serves the west coast with offices located in Vacaville, and South San Francisco, CA.

About Superior Controls, Inc.
Since 1993, Superior Controls, Inc. has reliably delivered professionally executed automation and control systems integration services to leading biotech and pharmaceutical companies in 36 states and 15 countries. In addition to being seven-time certified by the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA), Superior Controls has passed over fifty quality management and validation audits and is a Rockwell Automation Solution Partner. With the 2017 addition of Banks integration Group, a ten-year Rockwell Automation Solution Partner on the West Coast, the company works nationally with industry leaders such as Pfizer, Biogen, GE Healthcare, Genentech, Gilead and more. Superior Controls and Banks Integration Group have four engineering offices located in Seabrook, NH, Albany, NY, Vacaville, CA and South San Francisco, CA. To learn more, visit