Global industrial automation supplier


133,416 parts to 8,752 customers in 119 countries

European Automation offers a comprehensive supply and repair service for PLC systems, Servo Drives, HMIs, Displays, Motors, CNC Machine Tool Systems and Robots, comprising all of the major manufacturers

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European Automation specialises in supplying automation equipment to specific industry sectors. We work with some of the worlds largest companies & our knowledge and expertise is regularly featured in industry publications across the globe.

Oil & GasOil & Gas

Oil & Gas

Rigorous environmental regulations and mounting energy prices are two of the most intimidating challenges ...

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Life SciencesLife Sciences

Life Sciences

Quality control has always been a major issue in the pharmaceutical industry. In recent years, increasing ...

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Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

The diversity of the food and beverage industry can be daunting at times. A successful company has to offer its customers a variety of choices, while following food safety and quality guidelines. Diversity ...

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Plastics & Packaging

Plastics & Packaging

Reconciling affordable production with high production costs, strict environmental standards and innovative, high quality products and solutions is never an easy task. Manufacturing efficiency is also ...

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Aerospace & AutomotiveAerospace & Automotive

Aerospace & Automotive

In recent years, the traditionally thriving automotive and aerospace industries have been influenced ...

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AUTOMATED by European Automation. Insight, opinion, features and special reports for industrial automation professionals.

Put on your power suit Automation

Put on your power suit

April 27, 2015

Those of you who have seen the movie Aliens will be familiar with the power loader from the 1986 futuristic ... Read more

Solving industrial automation's problems Business

Solving industrial automation's problems

April 21, 2015

European Automation has published a set of infographics detailing the top five things that go wrong with Electric Motors, Inverters, PLCs and HMIs. Read more

Are we ready for a cableless future? Business

Are we ready for a cableless future?

March 30, 2015

Will everything in the smart factory of the future be wireless? European Automation discusses the role of the humble cable in today's industrial applications. Read more

Top 5 problems with HMIs (Human Machine Interfaces) Automation

Top 5 problems with HMIs (Human Machine Interfaces)

March 23, 2015

HMIs usually fail because of a combination of technical, design and human errors. Read more