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Beckhoff Automation

ceo Joe Martin,
Packaging and Converting Sales Manager
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Product Summary: Automation and controls equipment, I/O, Industrial Ethernet, motion control systems.
Through the Power of One, Beckhoff can integrate high performance PLC, motion control and robotics on a streamlined PC- and EtherCAT-based control platform. This offers the flexibility and speed required to meet the wide ranging requirements of the packaging industry.
Years in business: 
30+
Number of employees: 
2,200+
Geographic sales distribution: 
Global
Address:  13130 Dakota Ave
City:  Savage
State:  MN
Zipcode:  55378
Country:  United States
Phone:  9528900000
Fax:  9528902888
Sales Channel: 
Direct

Beckhoff Automation

Beckhoff Automation provides advanced, open automation products based upon proven industrial technologies. Manufacturers and machine builders can implement high performance Beckhoff control systems more efficiently and at a lower overall cost than traditional PLC and motion control systems. Beckhoff has been a long-time proponent of open controls architectures, full system interoperability, seamless machine-to-machine communication and lean automation solutions. As more packaging companies are calling for these types of cost-efficient solutions, Beckhoff is well-positioned today to support them. Beckhoff sales and service are handled directly, with no intermediaries involved for exceptional customer service and consultation.

Problem-Solving Technologies
Beckhoff’s product range includes PC-based control, Industrial PCs, Embedded PCs, programmable automation controllers (PACs), PLCs, operator interfaces, I/O compatible with over 15 different fieldbuses, EtherCAT (next generation Ethernet fieldbus technology), TwinSAFE safety solutions, servo drives and motors. Another advanced solution from Beckhoff is TwinCAT 3, which represents a convergence of automation and the IT world; this is referred to as eXtended Automation Technology (XAT).

Feature-Laden Solutions
While supporting all IEC 61131 programming languages and other globally-recognized standards such as PackML and OPC UA, Beckhoff advances open and leading edge automation solutions that deliver high performance and efficiency. This includes numerous stainless steel solutions that are idea for the packaging industry including Control Panel displays, servo motors with One Cable Technology (OCT), gearboxes and high performance EtherCAT I/O modules. These durable solutions for harsh environments range from IP 65 to IP 69K protection to withstand cleaning procedures typical in the food and beverage industries.

Training: 
Regular training for programming and maintenance scheduled throughout the year at multiple locations in North America. Custom and on-site training is also available.
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