Who We Are

We forge lasting relationships with customers globally to implement real-time operational solutions, as measured by the success of our customers, through a growing, networked organization that deploys passionate, innovative teams.

  • Stake in Sutherland-Shultz


    Rick Brock buys a stake in Sutherland-Shultz and the company is awarded its first major automation contract.

  • SAF Drive Systems Ltd.


    Sutherland-Shultz acquires Canadian shares of Saftronics, changes name to SAF Drive Systems Ltd.

  • Innovation Award


    Sutherland-Schultz Automation Group wins National Innovation Award.

  • Sutherland-Schultz Sold & Picard Technologies Founded


    Sutherland-Schultz sold off three parts: Wilson Technologies, SS-Tech, and SAF Drives. Rick Brock purchases them and opens three separate companies. In 1993 Rick sold Wilson Technologies. Picard Technologies Inc. is founded in Montreal, Quebec.

  • Ardelt Ave. Headquarters


    Since 1993, 88 Ardelt Ave. in Kitchener, Ontario has been our headquarters. Our presence has grown on Ardelt Ave. – adding The Panel Shop in 1994 and constructing 86 Ardelt in 2000.

  • Canada’s Best Managed


    This marks the first year we won the title of one of “Canada’s Best Managed Companies.” We’ve held his title ever since.

  • SST moves to Waterloo


    S-S Technologies Product Division moves to Waterloo, Ontario and changes name to SST. SST is sold to Woodhead in 1998.

  • Three Become One


    SAF, Picard, and S-S Technologies merge under Brock Solutions Inc.

  • Welcome to America


    Brock Solutions Inc. opens Brock Solutions U.S. to meet the needs of our growing American client base.

  • New Dallas Office, New Look.


    We open our first U.S. based office in Dallas, Texas. If you fast forward a few years, the office is no longer big enough so we expand into a new Irving, Texas office. “Engineering Solutions that Perform” Becomes an official tagline as Brock Solutions embraces a new logo and brand.

  • Certified Platinum

    Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Member logo

    After being named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for seven years in a row, we were certified platinum.

  • Welcome to Vancouver


    We start operating out of a trailer in Vancouver, British Columbia. We’ve since upgraded to a real office.

  • More International Expansion

    Puerto Rico China flag icon

    Soluciones Brock de Puerto Rico opens to support local projects. We also open our Chinese operations and begin manufacturing molding machines. Brock Solutions would exit China in 2009.

  • Dallas Panel Shop Opens


    A new panel shop facility in Irving, Texas opens and we expand our office space.

  • Brock Solutions’ Airport Automation Summit


    We host our first Airport Automation Summit. Industry professionals from around the world attend to learn and talk about how to improve the airline & airport industry. Our Vancouver office opens in order to better support our West Coast operations. Fast Forward to 2015, and the office has doubled in..Read More

  • Hello, SmartSuite.


    Our SmartSuite software launches and we’ve been enhancing passenger experiences and streamlining airport & airline operations ever since. We also expanded to two new site locations at SFO in San Francisco, California, and RJR in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

  • SAF Drives Sold

    SAF Drives Sold

  • MESA Partnership & IATA Award


    Partners since 2007, we have supported the not-for-profit association in many capacities. Brock Solutions’ Co-CEO John Southcott served on the board of directors from 2008-2010 while Stephanie Mikelbrencis, Business Unit Manager, served as the chair of the MESA Americas board from 2015-2017. We are awarded for reaching the five year milestone..Read More

  • WBE Certifications


    In 2010 we became eligible for WBE certification. By 2012, we have certifications in Texas, New York, New Jersey, Tennessee, Boston, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and nationally through WBENC. Fast forward to 2017, we are WBE certified in Canada.

  • Brock Solutions Logo Update


    The Brock Solutions logo gets a refresh to modernize our brand and better reflect our innovative solutions.

  • $100M in Revenue


    Our highest grossing year ever.

  • Bigger Than Ever


    We surpass 500 employees and open operations in Australia.

  • Awarded RAI’s Most Valuable Partner


    In 2020, we receive the Most Valuable Partner award for the 5th time from Reynolds American Inc (RAI).

Woman’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification


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Brock Solutions U.S. Inc. is presently certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) in Texas, New York / New Jersey, Tennessee, Boston, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and also nationally through WBENC. However, we continue to explore other WBE certifications in conjunction with our business opportunities.

Our WBE certifications help our clients fulfill their minority content requirements for government funded projects, and also any supplier diversity goals that may be established within their businesses.

If your project or company has a supplier diversity goal and need the services we provide, please contact us to find out how our certification can be utilized, no matter where you are in the United States.

Brock Solutions Supports Equal Opportunity Employment and Accessibility

Brock Solutions Inc. is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity. We are committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely and reasonable manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility requirements, where reasonable, under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Click on the links below for more detailed information: 

AODA Integrated Accessibility Standards Policy

Brock Solutions Inc. Multi-Year Plan

Our Accessible Customer Service Policy is available upon request.


As an organization that delivers innovation and growth, we are regularly recognized by independent organizations.

Highlighted below are a few of our awards.

Canada 50 Best Managed Companies Logo Platinum

Canada’s 50 Best Platinum Award: Brock has been a winner of the Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies Awards every year since 1996, and has been part of a member of the Platinum Club since 2003.

Eligibility for Platinum Club recognition is based on a company qualifying in the 50 Best Awards program for seven or more straight years. The Platinum Club recognizes companies who have demonstrated exceptional ability and aptitude in all areas of management and best business practices, including: Adaptation to new technology, Globalization strategies, Brand marketing, Leadership programs, Core competency development, Business system design and development, and the facilitation of growth.

System Integrator Hall of Fame Logo

Control Engineering System Integrator of the Year and Hall of Fame Member: Control Engineering (as well as CSIA as a panel judge) voted Brock Solutions 2009 System Integrator of the Year for the $25M+ category and we remain in the Control Engineering System Integrator Hall of Fame.

The significance of this particular award for Brock revolves around the category that we compete in – the $25M+ category is the highest financial level and includes competitors from all the major automation vendors which have annual revenues in the billions. Our ability to compete and win at this level demonstrates our credibility in the market delivering automation and real-time operational solutions that drive value for our customers.

Ontario Global Traders Awards Logo

Ontario Global Trader Award for Market Expansion:  Brock was honored by the Ontario Provincial Government for outstanding export growth and job creation.

Ontario Global Trader Award for Partnership: Brock was honored by the Ontario Provincial Government for a key strategic alliance with a Baggage Handling Systems provider that together generated over $100 million in airport baggage handling projects.

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University of Waterloo’s Top Employer Award: Brock received recognition as one of the area’s “Top Employers” for our support of the University of Waterloo’s co-operative education program. The 2013 Top Employer Award recognizes organizations that have employed students for their co-operative education terms and for Brock’s continued support of the University of Waterloo.

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Junior Achievement Corporate Citizen Award 2011: Brock was awarded the Corporate Citizen award, honouring our commitment to the quality of life in the Kitchener – Waterloo region.


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