B&R Industrial Automation Ltd

Southgate Park,
Orton Southgate,

Tel: 01733 371320
Fax: 01733 371306

Company Profile

B&R Industrial Automation is a leading manufacturer of electronic control equipment, specifically designed for the Automation Industry. Our state of the art highly competitive electronic system products are being used by a growing list of well known leading international companies across all industries.

Our integrated package of products, technologies and support services are designed to improve the flexibility and productivity of the manufacturing process. B&R recognized long ago that the market is not only searching for components such as PLC controllers, visualization devices (HMI) industrial PC’s and servo drive systems, but also desires a single integral software tool that provides an efficient integration of these products. This 'single software tool for all products' approach provides enormous savings potential, which is recognized by leading machine manufacturers today as an important competitive edge.

We recognize that it is difficult for many machine builders to keep up with, and make the best use of all the advances in our technology. Our strength in applications engineering support can be offered to provide our partner complete software engineering support - from project concept through to working application. The benefits are obvious - successful projects in record time and within budget!

Commission robots quickly and easily

Browsing function for OPC UA

Safe pressing made easy

Powerful computing for bridges and offshore systems

Harness the power of big data with B&R

Break free from hardwired safety

B&R supports OPC Foundation's real-time working groups

Turbo-charged safety technology

B&R on course for expansion and growth

Safety for the wood industry


Humans and robots, hand in hand

Homing once is enough

Reliable verification of quality

Compact and dynamic

Integrated safety technology awarded UL certification

Standardization paves the way to the future

A revolution in automation software

B&R surpasses the half-billion mark

Service robot scales negative slopes

Strategic agreement between Datalogic and B&R

Expanding to the north

High performance with a compact design

Cutting-edge technology for renewable energy sources

High power packed in a compact housing

One cable for everything

SPS IPC Drives 2014

Covering the final stretch to Industry 4.0 with IO-Link 1.1

Ergonomic machine operation

Protection against humidity and corrosive environments

Modular mechatronic systems gaining momentum

Password-protected FTP access management for B&R systems

Additions to the X20 I/O family

Open communication for Industry 4.0

X20 modules with increased component density

Packaging on the fast track

B&R introduces premium IP65-rated helical gearboxes

X20 system from B&R receives ATEX and HazLoc certification

Compensating for errors in advance

Maximum performance comes in very small packages

Panel PC 900 multi touch: The new flagship system from B&R

New functions in SafeDESIGNER 3.1

Geared up for Industry 4.0

Structured to work within a team

B&R at Interpack 2014 in Dusseldorf

Combined proven and state-of-the-art technology

B&R reports strong growth

Condition Monitoring - increasing machine availability with B&R

A modular system architecture for mobile automation

Safe programming in Automation Studio

Integrated Safety Technology for wind turbines

New box PC from B&R with third generation Intel® Core™ i processor

The new B&R keypad module

New motors in B&R's portfolio

A clear overview of voltage, current and frequency - B&R introduces the X20AP energy measurement module

EPLAN - the future is mechatronic

Tension control technology - taking precision and robustness to a whole new level

KHS and B&R take the 'iF gold award'

Not only efficient, but smart: The next generation of Automation Studio

Evolving ergonomics with multi-touch

Smart Safe Reaction with openSAFETY for Profinet

Automation Studio is one of the most widely used engineering tools in the industry

New dimensions in decentralized drive architecture

X20 System certified for maritime use

POWERLINK bus controller: Tailored to any application

Meet your goals faster with Automation Studio - A mechatronic approach combined with OOP accelerates product development

500,000th POWERLINK system installed

Frequency inverter with a POWERLINK interface

POWERLINK axis systems lead the field

Matlab Simulink - efficient development through physical modelling

Hardware-in-the-loop for the automotive industry

High potential for energy savings with B&R servo technology

The easy integration of Stäubli robots using uniVAL drives and POWERLINK networks

Advanced system diagnostics via the Web

Perfect interaction: Automation Studio 4 and EPLAN Electric P8

B&R launches new website

B&R adds HART modules to the X20 I/O series

Ultrafast automation with reaction technology

B&R expanding the successful Power Panel HMI family

Distances up to 100 meters with Smart Display Link 3

Compact X20 controllers with integrated I/O

Modular automation solutions for agricultural machinery

Increased efficiency in the plastics industry with APROL

Automation PC910 from B&R with up to five slots

New dimensions in scalability and response time

B&R keypad module with E-stop

APROL – High availability at all levels