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Beckhoff Automation

New Automation Technology

Beckhoff implements open automation systems using PC-based control technology. The product spectrum comprises these main areas: Industrial PCs, I/O and fieldbus components, drive technology and automation software. Product series are available for all areas, which can be used as individual components or function collectively as a complete, harmonized control system. Our New Automation Technology philosophy stands for universal and open control and automation solutions that are used worldwide in a wide variety of applications ranging from CNC machine tools to intelligent building automation systems.

C60xx | Ultra-compact Industrial PCs
C60xx | Ultra-compact Industrial PCs

PC-based control technology

Since Beckhoff’s foundation in 1980, the development of innovative products and solutions on the basis of PC-based control technology has been the foundation of the company's continued success. We recognized many standards in automation technology that are taken for granted today at an early stage and successfully introduced to the market as innovations. Beckhoff’s philosophy of PC-based control as well as the invention of the Lightbus system and TwinCAT automation software are milestones in automation technology and have proven themselves as powerful alternatives to traditional control technology. EtherCAT, the real-time Ethernet solution, provides a powerful and future-oriented technology for a new generation of control concepts.

Sales from 1980 through 2019. Status: April 2020
Sales from 1980 through 2019. Status: April 2020

Beckhoff Automation at a glance

  • 2019 worldwide sales: €903 million (-1%)
  • Headquarters: Verl, Germany
  • Managing owner: Hans Beckhoff
  • Employees worldwide: 4,350
  • Engineers: 1,750
  • Subsidiaries/representative offices worldwide: 39
  • Sales offices in Germany: 23
  • Representatives worldwide: 75

Beckhoff branches and representations worldwide Status: April 2020
Beckhoff branches and representations worldwide Status: April 2020

Worldwide presence on all continents

The corporate headquarters of Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG in Verl, Germany, is the site of the central departments such as development, production, administration, sales, marketing, support and service. Beckhoff’s presence in the international market is guaranteed by its subsidiaries. Beckhoff is represented in more than 75 countries by worldwide cooperation partners.

A detailed overview of our worldwide locations is available here.

Beckhoff Egypt

The Beckhoff office in Egypt has been operating since 2014. With its headquarters in Cairo, Beckhoff Egypt is mainly serving customers in the largest industrial regions in Egypt, Cairo, and Alexandria, plus other industrial regions in Minya and Baniswef, Aswan, etc.

Beckhoff Egypt is focusing on supplying New Automation Technology to customers in the fields of machinery automation and process automation. Egyptian machine manufacturers, especially those in the food and beverages and material handling industries, appreciate the speed and precision they achieve by using Beckhoff technology. This improves their competitive advantage and the overall quality of their systems.

Customers in the field of oil and gas and water and wastewater treatment appreciate the connectivity functions of the Beckhoff system and the high reliability of the products made in Germany. This makes their investments future-proof.Beckhoff Automation Egypt is also working together with universities and technology institutes to support students in learning about the benefits of New Automation Technology. The team of Beckhoff Egypt is looking forward to receiving your request and to working out an individual control solution that matches your exact requirements!