Would you like to automate your plant and machines more efficiently? Then look no further for your perfect partner. B&R offers automation solutions specially suited to the challenges of the plastics industry.

We can look back on several long-term partnerships in the plastics industry. This success was always accompanied by innovative solutions that allowed our customers to stay ahead of the competition.

We work hand-in-hand with our customers to develop customized solutions based on our standard components. Because of the extraordinary scalability of our products, they can be easily tailored to your exact demands. Later upgrades to hardware and software alike are not just possible, they are also easy to implement.

B&R offers the entire spectrum of automation solutions – from control and HMI to drives, motors and safety technology. Discover today the innovative automation technology for the plastics industry that will secure your competitive edge for years to come.

Hot off the press

Reports, interviews and more on current topics regarding automation in the plastics industry.

The future of interfaces in the plastics industry

Standardized interfaces have a long tradition in the plastics industry. In an interview with automotion, Harald Weber (VDMA/EUROMAP), Patrick Bruder (B&R) and Sebastian Sachse (B&R) discuss where the journey is headed and how B&R plans to conquer the challenges along the way. Find out more.

Fast track to perfect controller tuning

Since the introduction of servo hydraulics to injection molding machines a number of years ago, demand for closed-loop control technology has increased considerably. How to quickly achieve perfect controller settings can be found in this article. Find out more.

Minimize machine downtime 

On the shop floor of a modern factory, you'll find numerous machines operating entirely on their own without any operator interaction. As they gain more and more autonomy, it becomes increasingly vital that these machines are able to recognize and communicate problems on their own in order to minimize downtime. Find out more.

Archive – Automation news from the plastics industry

This situation is all too familiar: A customer would like to make a small upgrade to an existing system. How can this be accomplished without a lot of extra effort and digging around in the machine's core software? Find out more.

EUROMAP 79, the future interface to be used for communication between injection molding machines, robotics and handling equipment, will be based on OPC UA TSN. What does this mean? Find out more about OPC UA TSN.

Meet the demands of Industry 4.0 and develop more flexible control solutions in less time. Read about what that means for one B&R customer in this interview.

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