Machine Automation

Machine Automation, otherwise known to our customers as B&R is an innovative automation company with headquarters in Austria and offices around the world.


In 2017, B&R was acquired by ABB. As a global leader in industrial automation, B&R combines state-of-the-art technology with advanced engineering to provide customers in virtually every industry with complete solutions for machine and factory automation, motion control, HMI and integrated safety technology.


With Industrial IoT communication standards like OPC UA, POWERLINK and openSAFETY as well as the powerful Automation Studio software development environment, B&R is constantly redefining the future of automation engineering.


The innovative spirit that keeps B&R at the forefront of industrial automation is driven by a commitment to simplifying processes and exceeding customer expectations.


Key figures

- More than 3,400 employees

- More than 200 offices in the world

- Always near the customer: Strong local sales, application and support teams

- Technology leader: Groundbreaking innovations that are changing the world of automation

- 4,000 machines builders trust in B&R – worldwide


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