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AIS Industrial Services

1001 E 4th St, Richmond, Virginia 23224, United States

(804) 232-8940

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 7am - 5pm

Saturday & Sunday: By appointment

EMERGENCY Service Available 24/7/365.

Member EASA

The Electromechanical Authority

AIS has been a member of EASA for more than 15 years.

About Us


Founded by Larry Austin (1941-2015) and Ron Hedlund, AIS Industrial Services is a limited liability company that has been family owned and operated since the 2002 acquisition of the shop in a downtown Richmond industrial park previously owned by Grand Eagle, Eastern Electric, Westinghouse and others. The facility has a 30 ton crane, more than 15 overhead cranes, lathes, sandblaster, ovens, and other equipment to meet any need big or small.  

Ron Hedlund


Ronald "Ron" Hedlund has served as President of AIS for more than 5 years and co-founded AIS after serving gubernatorial appointments as Chief of Staff for the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) and director of other state programs including the Virginia Business Education Partnership. Under his leadership AIS has expanded operations and maintained reliability keeping our customers up and running 24/7! 

Larry Austin


Lawrence "Larry" Austin (1941-2015) had a career in the Navy acheiving the rank of Master Chief before his civilian career began at General Electric (GE) where he spent decades as a general manager of various shops in Virginia, New York, Georgia, and Charlotte.