Global industrial automation supplier


137,684 parts to 8,898 customers in 118 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.

Educate to secure Automation

Educate to secure

May 22, 2015

The close of 2014 bought with it a spate of high profile cyber attacks. In light of the current cyber climate, European Automation has published an industry report about information security and its growing importance. Read more

Industry 4.0: Where do we go from here? Technology

Industry 4.0: Where do we go from here?

May 18, 2015

Industry 4.0 & the Internet of Things (IoT) are two industry trends that are here to stay. Here we explain the four functional pillars or enablers of the next industrial era. Read more

New on the technology radar Technology

New on the technology radar

May 12, 2015

Last year saw some major technological advances in industry and developments on the smart factory front. But what other emerging technological advances should we be looking out for this year? Read more

Industry 4.0 around the globe Technology

Industry 4.0 around the globe

May 07, 2015

Starting at its birthplace, Germany, then looking towards the world’s fastest growing big economy this year, India, and ending with the current hotbed of innovation, Sweden, we explore what is happening with Industry 4.0 around the world. Read more