Complete automation solutions

Barr & Paatz
For around 20 years, Barr & Paatz has been instrumental is pioneering the use of robotics, electronic control technology and mechatronic design within UK industry. We are systems integrators for leading-edge manufacturers like Mitsubishi, Stäubli, Festo, Bosch and ABB, helping to explore practical applications for the latest technical innovations, and have been engaged on hundreds of diverse projects, from high speed, precision robot workcells in life sciences, to the design and small-scale production of helicopter flight simulators.
Busch Machinery
Busch Machinery is your single source supplier of a full range of packaging machinery and systems including: filling machines, labeling equipment, capping machines, bottling equipment, flexible packaging systems, shrink wrap machines,tablet and capsule counters, and complete packaging lines for the Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Food and Beverage industries.


EBS Automation
EBS design and manufacture Special Purpose Machines and Automation Systems tailored to meet the specification and requirements of our customers, always undertaking to further improve and constantly review the value that our customers get from any system. We pride ourselves on our ability to take a blank sheet of paper and deliver a manufacturing solution that will surpass client expectation with the level of quality, innovation, efficency, robustness and productivity.
Exmac Automation
Exmac automation is part of the MacDonald Humfrey group of companies  We are market leaders in the supply of automated materials handling equipment to the automotive, aerospace, white goods, warehouse & distribution, nuclear, pharmaceutical and food & beverage industries.
Fleetwood Goldco Wyard
For over half a century FleetwoodGoldcoWyard has been providing advanced conveyance technology, palletizers, depalletizers, automated can end and product handling equipment, unwrappers, destrappers, coolers, pasteurizers and process equipment. In order to continue to meet market needs, evolving product line configurations and the understanding of customer expectations, FleetwoodGoldcoWyard has successfully expanded their “Best in Class Offerings” into Robotics. Through this expansion and other technological advancements, FleetwoodGoldcoWyard continues to offer a full complement of packaging automation solutions across a broad range of global markets.
Hi Tech Automation
Hi Tech Automation is an automation intelligence company dedicated to the total success of its customers, and profitable market leadership. By maintaining awareness and a strong understanding of technological developments within existing and new markets, we will continually strive to provide state of the art and highly productive and reliable automation solutions.
GB Innomech is recognised as one of the UK’s leading Automation specialists, applying their skills to both new, early stage businesses as well as some of the established FTSE 100 companies. Size is not important; but we take great pride in our ability to establish strong long term relationships at both the organisational and individual levels.
MAC Automation
For over 30 years MAC is committed to providing superior quality and economic value to its customers. We serve the Plastics Industry with auxiliary equipment including: Conveyors, Plantwide Automation Equipment, Automated Box-Fill Systems, Portable Resin Bins, Resin Loaders, Part/Runner Separators and diverters, Inspection Tables, Cleanrooms, Drum and Gaylord box Filter Covers, Air Conveying Systems, Robot Guarding, Mold Side Curtains, Tie bar Sleeves and Under-Press Part Chutes.
For over 20 years Marlin have provided advanced automation systems and services to keep manufacturing companies at the cutting edge of innovation and improve productivity. Marlin are the specialists in design, development and support of custom production solutions. They are a leading partner to many of the world’s largest manufacturers within a diverse range of industrial and geographical markets.


Mecelec Design Limited, established in 1989 has extensive experience of designing and manufacturing bespoke semi automated and automated production equipment, test equipment, servo hydraulic systems, special purpose machines and tooling. At Mecelec Design our committed philosophy is to work in partnership with our customers’ towards a common aim to produce quality equipment based on our expertise and our clients’ product specific knowledge.


Established 25 years ago, Mechatronic has delivered over 400 projects to date across a wide range of manufacturing sectors:
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Business equipment
  • Food & Drink
  • Healthcare
  • Medical
  • Packaging


Orwin is one of the biggest automation and special purpose machine builders in the UK, with exports accounting for 40 per cent of orders. More than 35 years of technical expertise and knowledge have earned us a foothold in virtually every marketplace and technology. This means we can tailor design to your exact requirements. Orwin offers a true one–stop solution with a wide spectrum of in–house resources to support your project from concept through to installation and service.
QM Systems
For 25 years QM Systems has been at the forefront of engineering innovation in an impressive array of sectors. Our technical expertise has contributed to the development of cutting edge, bespoke items of electrical engineering test equipment for the military through to mass-market consumer electronics.  Along the way we have set new standards for technology in such diverse fields as electronic tagging, in-car entertainment systems, mobile telephone networks and stealth aircraft communications.


RG Luma
For over 25 years we have been supplying industrial automation to a variety of industries. Our expert in house team deliver concepts that produce solutions to many of our customers` production problems. We work to understand what is important to you and then engineer solutions to give you a pay back in the shortest possible time – whether its through improved productivity, higher quality control or more efficient processes.


SP Technology
SP Technology is dedicated to providing solutions to many of today’s production problems and demands with the design and manufacture of bespoke automation systems. The success of our company is based upon a dedicated and dynamic group of engineers and support staff who are capable of providing the most appropriate solutions to meet customers’ automation needs in a cost effective and timely manner.


VDL Steelweld
VDL Steelweld is an internationally oriented company with offices in the Netherlands, Great Britain and Germany. Together with our 200 motivated employees we provide our products and services to satisfied customers in a wide variety of industries.


3D Printing / Rapid Prototyping


Laser Lines was originally founded in 1975 and remains one of the leading suppliers of lasers and accessories, 3D printers, rapid prototyping machines and vacuum casting systems. Our experienced Support Team offer training, installation, maintenance and repair services for all our products. We also have a sub-contract facility for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing requirements.


Automatic identification & data capture


Barcode Technologies
Barcode Technologies Ltd is UK’s leading provider of products & solutions in barcode & RFID data capture and AutoID and mobile computing systems with comprehensive range of Barcode printers, Barcode scanners, complete software solutions to address all your automatic identification and data capture and critical data management needs to maximise efficiency and profitability for your company
Barcode Warehouse
From humble beginnings, we have grown to become the UK’s leading solutions provider, helping our customers to maximise productivity and profitability. Our four specialist business divisions provide the right solution, whatever your requirements.
The world changes every day. With progress comes change in people’s needs and the ways businesses need to respond to meet them. Technology is at the centre of many of these changes.
With solutions used in over a third of the world’s checkouts, airports and mail sorting offices, we’re in a unique position to deliver solutions that can make life easier and more efficient for people.
Our core specialties are Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation for the manufacturing, retail, logistics and healthcare industries.
ERS Effective Barcode Solutions stock one of the UK’s largest ranges of Handheld Barcode Scanner, mobile data collection and Barcode Label Printer equipment in the UK, ranging from handheld Laser or CCD 1D and 2D Barcode Reader Technology with Bluetooth, Cordless Barcode Readers, Desktop Barcode Printers and Mobile Data Collection Terminals. With over 20 years experience in supplying the latest solutions, ERS support low cost USB Barcode Scanners to fully integrated industrial label printers and real time bar-code data collection systems. ERS provide the solution backed by a team of specialist & effective barcode data collection solutions professionals.
Microscan is a global leader in technology for precision data acquisition and control solutions serving a wide range of automation and OEM applications. Founded in 1982, Microscan has a strong history of technology innovation which includes the invention of the first laser diode barcode scanner and the 2D symbology, Data Matrix. Today, Microscan remains a technology leader in automatic identification and machine vision with extensive solutions for ID tracking, traceability and inspection.

Cartoning, casing, packaging & palletising


ABC Packaging Machine Corporation
Today, A-B-C’s Tarpon Springs facility encompasses 100,000 square feet, with approximately 10,000 square feet devoted to the general offices, sales, and engineering and the remainder utilized for manufacturing, assembly and parts inventory. A-B-C machines operate around the world in many industries including food, beverage, household chemicals, computer electronics, cosmetics and glass and plastic bottle manufacturing.


Ambassador Antalis
Both Ambassador and Antalis have long been established as leading suppliers of protective packaging products to customers throughout the United Kingdom and beyond. Now, as we join forces, Ambassador Antalis are able to provide an even wider range of advanced packaging solutions, backed by unmatched levels of service and support, together with strong, well-known brands. Our aim is quite simply to provide extraordinary solutions for everyday packaging needs, offering a comprehensive range of innovative products, and commitment to customer service.


In 40 years, Cermex has become one of the leaders in end of line packaging machinery, with complete solutions for case packing, shrink-wrapping and palletizing fast-moving consumer goods.


Combi Packaging Systems
A leading manufacturer of automated packaging machines since 1979, Combi Packaging Systems engineers and installs affordable industrial packaging equipment customized to fit a variety of industries.  We design and manufacture case erectors,tray erectorscase sealerscase packers and ergonomic hand packing stations, specifically for your packaging system application, at our facility in Canton, Ohio, USA.


Endoline Machinery was founded in 1981 and over the last 30 years the company has established itself as one of the leading international manufacturers of end-of-line packaging machines and systems. Originally Endoline designed and manufactured small case taping machines – bought by UK manufacturering companies looking to begin the automation process. During the following three decades, Endoline has developed a comprehensive portfolio of high specification erecting, loading and sealing solutions – marking its position as one of Europe’s elite machinery suppliers.
End of line packaging solutions
Pro Mach’s End-of-Line packaging group offers customers a single source for all their end-of-line packaging needs, from stand alone applications to complex packaging systems.


OCME UK are one of the leading suppliers to the packaging industry of automated handling systems and machinery. Our extensive range of machines enables us to offer everything from single machines up to fully integrated automatic systems. With over 450 installations in the UK and over 50 years experience behind us, we can demonstrate that we have what it takes to give our customers reliable and efficient solutions to their systems requirements.


OK International Group
The OKI Group is a leading global manufacturer of integrated Packaging Automation Systems, specializing in “Single Source Solutions” for a wide array of “End of Line” system applications. Our portfolio of technology, process optimization, and services help our customers achieve their productivity and business performance goals.


Pearson Packaging Systems
Pearson Packaging Systems is a professional, friendly, and knowledgeable provider of top-loading case packing equipment. Our technical team offers custom secondary packaging solutions using robotics, case packers, case erectors, bag inserters, uncuffers, and case sealers. We pride ourselves in standing behind our products and always delivering what we promise. We help customers throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America develop applications for delivering food, beverage, durable, non-durable, and pharmaceutical goods.


Smurfit Kappa Machine Systems
The most comprehensive range of end of line corrugated packing machinery available in the world today. We’re Smurfit Kappa Machine Systems, part of the hugely successful Smurfit Kappa Group, the world’s leading specialist in corrugated packaging. We’re in the unique position of being able to design and manufacture packaging systems to your exact specifications and requirements; systems that will optimise your end of line performance. We can supply all your corrugated cardboard and packaging needs, including hot melt adhesive to allow us to gain sole responsibility for your end of line corrugated packaging. And through our knowledge, experience and expertise our equipment and packaging will deliver the highest attainable performance at the lowest total cost of ownership.


SOCO System
SOCO SYSTEM is an international group of companies, based in Denmark and with Europe as home market and export worldwide. 1961, SOCO SYSTEM was founded on a philosophy and a concept that have since then made the company one of the world leaders in the development and production of packaging machinery, equipment, and total concepts for handling and packing.

Coding, marking & labelling


Linx is an internationally-renowned supplier of Continuous Ink Jet, Laser Marking, Case Coding and Thermal Transfer printers. Since 1987, our industry-leading technologies have helped organisations across the world increase their productivity while significantly reducing total cost of ownership. Our versatile products and services are an integral part of thousands of production lines for a wide range of worldwide industries – including food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, automotive, cabling and electronics. We think globally and act locally. By sourcing the very best distributors in individual markets, we continue to develop and supply outstanding products to our customers, while simultaneously providing exceptional knowledge and support ‘on-the-ground’. Our philosophy is one of continuous improvement, a belief that the best can always be made better. And it’s as relevant today as it was 25 years ago.
Advanced Marking Systems is Latvian – Estonian joint venture company offering industrial marking equipment and solutions for metalworking, woodworking, pharmaceutical and food production industries in Baltic countries – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
One of the main company’s specialization is complicated marking solution development for highly demanding applications like for example contrast mark or color mark printing on glass, polymers, metal or other hardly printable substrates.


Rea Jet
    – REA JET – Industrial coding and marking systems
    – REA Verifier – Barcode verification systems
    – REA Card – Cashless payment systems
    – REA Mobile – Payment via cell phone – mobile marketing
  • currently over 230 employees
  • company offices and distribution partners on every continent and in over 40 countries
  • development, production, assembly, service and sales at REA headquarters, Mühltal / Germany

Conveyors, product handling & positioning


RNA Automation
We operate in the area of specialised automation engineering, providing automatic parts handling equipment for high volume production in cosmetics, pharmaceutical, electronics, food and metal working industries – anywhere, where there is a need to automate the handling and orientation of component parts.


Filling, form fill & seal, sealing


At Automated Packaging Systems we help customers achieve their packaging goals by providing a Total Systems Approach to bag packaging. We work closely with our customers to understand their key issues and requirements. We evaluate the entire bag packaging operation including bagging machines, bag materials and services. Then we develop complete packaging solutions that increase our customers’ productivity and profitability. Automated Packaging Systems is the inventor of Genuine Autobag® bags and bagging systems.


The Food Machinery Company
We have over 33 years of experience in supplying machinery for the industrial food processing & packaging industry throughout the United Kingdom & Ireland. Our Company headquarters is based in Rochester, Kent about 20 Miles from Central London and our engineers install and maintain all our equipment throughout the UK and Ireland. We only supply new equipment from an Internationally selected choice of high quality manufacturers, all our suppliers are audited to ensure that they  offer  the quality and standards demanded by both our clients and ourselves alike.


Gainsborough Engineering Company
A supplier for more than 40 years in the packaging industry and with over 2000 installations world wide, our reputation has grown with a track record of expert advice, robust design and high quality engineering skills, all supported by a comprehensive back up service.


The PFM Group was founded in 1964 and has since achieved world-class status in the design and manufacture of machinery for flexible packaging in both food and non-food industries.


Our integrated packaging solutions offer far more than the ideal combination of high-quality modules. We work with you to develop the most complete, cost-effective and efficient solution for your individual requirements. Due to our high level of vertical integration, we can design individual modules or line configurations specifically to your packaging needs.
Viking Masek
Viking Masek Global Packaging Technologies manufactures, sells, and services vertical form, fill, and seal packaging machines (VFFS) for the packaging industry. Our global markets include food and beverage, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical, and hardware, among others. We offer high-speed, continuous motion vertical baggers, stick pack and sachet packaging machines, and many other vertical baggers that make a variety of bag styles—from pillow bags to tetrahedron and everything in between.
RM Group



ABB is a leading supplier of industrial robots, modular manufacturing systems and service. A strong solutions focus helps manufacturers improve productivity, product quality and worker safety. ABB has installed more than 200,000 robots worldwide.
CNC Robotics
CNC ROBOTICS was born out of the need for a cost effective 5 Axis machining solution. Managing Director, Jason Barker, heads an exciting team, specialising in providing Industrial Robots for all types of Machining applications. Through building partnerships with industry leading companies such as DELCAM, KUKA, and CNC SUPPORT etc, CNC ROBOTICS is able to provide full turnkey solutions which are fully backed up with ongoing training and continued support.
In today’s competitive marketplace you need flexibility in your manufacturing processes in order to respond quickly to market dynamics. Production speed, productivity and efficiency must continually improve … without compromising quality, customer satisfaction or profitability. FANUC Robotics UK Limited provides robotic solutions for the manufacturing industry. A wholly owned subsidiary of FANUC Limited of Japan, FANUC Robotics has been established in the UK since 1982. Operating from its 2,200 sq mtr facility in Coventry, FANUC employs over 45 staff, and supports an installed UK base approaching 10,000 robots.


Global Robots
Global Robots is a UK based industrial robot company with customers, suppliers and partners around the world. We started in 2004 with the goal of making robots affordable to a far wider market than ever before by supplying high quality used robotic equipment at low prices. We have over 300 robots in stock here in Bedfordshire and have sold thousands of robots. Really!
Established in the UK for over 30 years, KUKA are justifiably proud of their long-standing reputation for delivering flexible, value-engineered solutions which add productivity and process improvements for almost any application. As Europe’s no 1 robot manufacturer with more than 85,000 robots in the field, KUKA offer automated solutions for a diverse range of industry sectors such as aerospace, automotive, foundry and logistics.
YASKAWA Electric is the leading global manufacturer of inverter drives, servo drives, machine controllers, medium voltage inverters, and MOTOMAN industrial robots. Founded in 1915, YASKAWA has been a pioneer in motion control and drive technology, launching product innovations, which optimise the productivity and efficiency of both machines and systems. In almost 100 years of company history, YASKAWA products and solutions have helped to drive automation processes in many different industries such as mining, steel, machine tools, automotive, packaging, woodworking, textiles and semiconductors.
Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Nachi Robotic Systems is a leader in the production of Robotics with an installation base of more than 25,000 in North America. Nachi supplies successful turnkey solutions for many applications including: spot welding,arc welding, sealant dispensing, material handling, machine tending, press tending, dross removal, vision, and palletizing.
Stäubli is a mechatronics solution provider with three dedicated divisions: Textile machinery, Connectors and Robotics. We provide local sales and service support throughout the UK and Ireland. In this way we are able to offer a quick response to our customer needs with our experienced, factory trained sales and service engineers.
Universal Robots
Our company develops and sells industrial robots that automate and streamline, monotonous, and mundane industrial processes. We enable the production department to assign their staff to jobs they enjoy; jobs that provide them with a challenge and add value to the company.

Sensing & Measuring 


Artec 3D Scanners
The Artec Group develops and manufactures innovative solutions and products. The company, headquartered in Luxembourg, consists of a team of high-calibre specialists who have been working together for more than 10 years, and who are seen as leading experts in the sphere of capturing/processing of 3D surfaces, as well as face recognition.


Automation Products
Our sales team operates nationwide in conjunction with our comprehensive web shop allowing ordering 24hours a day. We aim to provide products of the highest standard and quality many of the brands are market leaders in their own right, and they all of have the ability to integrate with one another. We have the expertise to ensure our customers receive the best solution and products for their application, provided by some of the world’s leading manufacturers such as Mitsubishi Electric, SMC Pneumatics, Pilz Safty, Burkert Fluid Control, Datasensor Sensors, Puls Power Suppiles and many other market leading products.


With over 50 years of sensor experience, Balluff GmbH is a world leader and one of the most efficient manufacturers of sensor technology with company office in Neuhausen a.d.F. directly at Stuttgart. Sophisticated technology and very modern electronics application-specific customer solutions and an individual consultation and first-class service are the prominent characteristics of our company. 2,450 employees nationally and abroad are committed to this.


OMRON Sensing Components detect, measure, analyze, and process various changes that occur on productions sites, such as changes in position, length, height, displacement, and appearance. They also contribute to predicting and preventing future events.


We provide reliable, flexible, high-performance sensors and switches. We offer one of the broadest line in the industry including proximity and photoelectric sensors, limit switches and safety switches, and RFID and operator safety devices. Our knowledgeable team is ready to tackle your toughest application challenges.
Schneider Electric




Software, PLC’s, PAC’s, and Displays


Automation Products
Our sales team operates nationwide in conjunction with our comprehensive web shop allowing ordering 24hours a day. We aim to provide products of the highest standard and quality many of the brands are market leaders in their own right, and they all of have the ability to integrate with one another. We have the expertise to ensure our customers receive the best solution and products for their application, provided by some of the world’s leading manufacturers such as Mitsubishi Electric, SMC Pneumatics, Pilz Safty, Burkert Fluid Control, Datasensor Sensors, Puls Power Suppiles and many other market leading products.




Vision systems


AB Controls
With over 40 years experience in the industry we have a wealth of knowledge that is available to you – free of charge. Send us your samples and we will evaluate them and advise you of the best solutions to your sensing and vision applications.
Crest Solutions is an industry leader in the provision of machine vision solutions to highly regulated, high-volume manufacturing and packaging environments. We currently operate in the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Food & Beverage industries.
Industrial Vision
Industrial Vision Systems Ltd (IVS) is a major supplier of machine vision solutions to industry.Our vision systems are used all over the world in automated production processes for inspection, guidance, identification, measurement, tracking and counting – in many diverse industries.
ISRA Vision
Our company, ISRA – Intelligent Systems Robotics and Automation – transforms years of fundamental research into industrial progress. Our innovative core competencies lie in the development of user-specific software for sophisticated, intelligent Machine Vision systems, firmeware & hardware.
Multipix Imaging, machine vision components specialist, is a dynamic energetic company dedicated to distributing top class vision products in the machine vision industry from major manufacturers around the world. By consistently delivering products with a mix of high performance and ease of use, Multipix Imaging is the ideal partner for companies looking to provide vision solutions
SIGA Vision
Experts in Machine Vision, SIGA specialise in innovative machine vision software solutions, software integration, support and training for a broad range of industry leading vision systems. Because SIGA Vision is independent from any camera manufacturer, we can offer you the vision hardware which best suits your application.
Stemmer Imaging
STEMMER IMAGING is Europe’s largest imaging technology provider with the headquarter in Germany (Puchheim near Munich) and subsidiaries in the United Kingdom (Tongham near London), France (Suresnes near Paris), Switzerland (Pfäffikon SZ near Zurich) and in the Netherlands (Gorssel near Deventer).
SVS Vistek
SVS-VISTEK is a manufacturer of high-end cameras for machine vision applications. Our SVCAM series cameras series are used in those applications where a closer look is needed and first-class images are needed. SVCAM cameras for example are used to inspect the quality of industrially manufactured goods, help to regulate the traffic and make it safer or offer the film industry opportunities for exciting scenes from unusual angles.
Vision & Control
For over 20 years, leading machine constructors, system integrators and OEMs have relied on our high-tech and innovative designs. Wherever flexibility, speed, reliability and suitability for industrial applications are of the highest priority, our products and services are the top choice. Renowned references in a wide range of applications and sectors underline the performance and quality of our products.
Vision Components
Image processing thrives on speed. The more pixels can be processed per second, the better. Driven by this motivating force, we set standards for hardware and software development of Smart Cameras. Vision Components’ portfolio includes standard models as well as specifically developed solutions.


Vision Projects

Inspection processes have always existed in manufacturing processes, letting something slip through the net can have dire consequences. Quality, safety, efficiency … you’ve heard them before … and we love to help our customers say them with confidence!With more than 20 years experience and a lust for innovation, we exercise what we know and want, to deliver the right solutions for today.