Global industrial automation supplier


131,135 parts to 8,609 customers in 117 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.

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

Top five problems with PLCs Automation

Top five problems with PLCs

March 18, 2015

Bad wiring, faulty communication, electromagnetic interference and memory problems are the most common reasons why PLCs fail. Read more

To be or not to efficient? Business

To be or not to efficient?

March 11, 2015

Whether you operate in energy-intensive industries like mining, metals, oil and gas, chemicals or general manufacturing, companies should be reducing their energy usage. Here we look at five ways to become more energy efficient. Read more

Efficiency clarifications Business

Efficiency clarifications

March 05, 2015

There is some debate as to who originally invented the incandescent light bulb. Some say Thomas Edison whilst others say Sir Joseph Swan. But what could the incandescent light bulb & the electric motor have in common? Read more