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101 Best & Fastest Growing Industrial Automation Companies and Startups in the UK

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This article showcases some of the most popular players operating in the Industrial Automation space. Our analysts selected these companies because they excel in one of the following categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Market Position
    • Market domination
    • Market leader
    • Strong market competitor

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SEMRush.

This list may include both state and private ventures providing the most value within the Industrial Automation industry.

Table of Contents show

Top Industrial Automation Companies


European Automation

European Automation understands the pressures of modern manufacturing.

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Inverter Drive Supermarket

Inverter Drive Supermarket is an industrial automation distributor specializing in starters and speed controllers for electric motors.

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B P X

BPX is a supplying automation and control products to customers worldwide.

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Transair

Transair is a supplier of flight equipment.

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Auto Electric Supplies

Auto Electric Supplies provide a vehicle wiring service.

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Electrocomponents

Electrocomponents plc is a British-based distributor of electronics, automation and control components, engineering tools and consumables.

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Omni instruments

Omni Instruments is providing measurement and data acquisition products and solutions.

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Parmley Graham

Parmley Graham is an independent automation and control distributor located in Gateshead.

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Fluke Process Instruments

Fluke Process Instruments is a measurement tool by offering a broad portfolio of industrial temperature measurement solutions.

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FAAC

FAAC is the designer, manufacturer and supplier of access automation systems.

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William Smith & Sons

William Smith Group 1832 are specialist trade suppliers of vinyl films to the sign, graphics and building interiors industries.

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Softomotive

Softomotive is a software company that provides Robotic Process Automation technology for organizations’s digital workforce development.

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Arctoris

Arctoris is the world’s first fully-automated drug discovery platform providing Data-as-a-Service.

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Bell Flow Systems

Bell Flow Systems is a supplier of products used to measure, monitor, control and liquid.

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NUM

NUM provides machine tool manufacturers & special purpose machine manufacturers.

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Optial

Optial is a successful global supplier of Enterprise-wide EHS, Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC).

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LC Automation

LC Automation is a technical distributor of automation, control and safety products.

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AJW Consulting

AJW Consulting – AJW Consulting is organization in the supply, exchange, repair and lease of commercial aircraft spare parts.

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Motion29

Motion29 specializes in developing and supplying value engineered solutions.

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Applied Automation

Applied Automation specialises in automation and control solutions, systems and products.

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R N A

RNA is an automation engineering company, providing equipment for cosmetics, pharmaceutical, electronics, food, and metalworking industries.

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E-Technologies Group

E-Technologies Group is an industrial automation company providing automation engineering, validation, and machine process solutions.

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Motion Control Products

Motion Control Products is a technology company expert in solutions for smart, high performance universal servo drive and automation.

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S S E Contracting

S S E Contracting is supplying mechanical engineering services located in Perth.

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Lamonde Automation

Lamonde Automation supplies and supports industrial products for automation, process control and electrical engineering.

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Evershed Robotics

Evershed Robotics have been designing and manufacturing Robotic and Automation systems.

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Burwell Technologies

Burwell Technologies is a mechanical and industrial engineering company located in Revesby.

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AutoCoding Systems

AutoCoding Systems provides automation and control solutions for the packaging line predominantly in food and beverage industries.

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Robotraders

RoboTraders specializes in providing its customers with new and used robots and robotic automation equipment at affordable prices.

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Automata

Automata is a deep-tech company that creates products that empower people to automate physical work.

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Scorpion Vision

Scorpion Vision company is a image processing software, specifically machine vision.

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Invensys

Invensys develops and provides automation technology solutions and consulting services.

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S-Connect

S-Connect is a distributor of computer communications equipment.

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Kardex Remstar

Kardex Remstar is provider of automated storage and retrieval systems.

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Synthace

Synthace uses open source technology to make process in biotechnology move faster.

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ObjectBox

ObjectBox is a high-performance edge database and out-of-the-box Sync solution for Mobile and IoT.

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Charter Controls

Charter Controls is a provider of electrical control panel to automation industries.

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GFG Alliance

GFG Alliance, the international industrial, energy, natural resources and financial services group.

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Fortop automation & energy control UK

Fortop automation & energy control UK is a specialist in the field of automation and energy control located in Malvern.

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Link Controls

Link Controls is a supplier of a comprehensive range of industrial and domestic, door and gate operators to the trade.

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Hagen Automation Ltd

Robot and robotic system developer and supplier

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Composite Integration

Composite Integration is committed to providing market-leading, innovative, and well-engineered solutions to the composites industry.

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Contron

Contron is a company located in Billingshurst that designs, builds, robotics, security systems and tailor-made software solutions.

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CD Group

CD Group is an industrial automation company.

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Brauer Technologies

Brauer Technologies is a manufacturer company of heavy-duty industrial wheels and castors,cast polyurethane tyred wheels and more.

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Insight Automation

Insight Automation is specialists in pedestrian door automation, gates & barriers and industrial door solutions.

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CNC Robotics

CNC Robotics offers bespoke robotic systems that machine a diverse range of components, prototypes and sculptures.

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CAPSS UK

CAPSS UK specializes in the supply and stock of industrial automation and control products and provides obsolete parts service.

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LDeX Group

LDeX Group (LDeX) provides energy efficient data centres and intelligent networks from its enterprise grade, carrier neutral.

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MAC Solutions

MAC Solutions is a Technical Distributor for hardware and software products.

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Northern Balance

Northern Balance is a specialist in all types of weighing & balance equipment offering equipment supply, repair & servicing.

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Equipmake

Equipmake’s mission is to provide State of the Art control System Solutions for niche and specialist markets.

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SGMA

SGMA specializes in coatings & advanced materials using Sol-gel process and develops sustainable solutions for today’s global problems.

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Fisher Smith

Fisher Smith provides a bespoke service from the specification of illumination and optics through to complete turnkey solutions.

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Industrial Encoders Direct

Industrial Encoders Direct specialists, manufacturers, suppliers and replacement of industrial, rotary, absolute and incremental encoders.

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Mechatronic Solutions

Mechatronic Solutions is an industrial automation company.

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Kiver Co

Kiver Co is a Manufacture of special purpose machinery company.

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Welding Engineers

Welding Engineers are manufacture, installation, repair and maintenance of all types of Industrial Doors and Shutters.

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Astech Projects

Astech Projects are manufacturers of automation systems and controls.

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Kigtek

Kigtek is a systems integrator and electrical installation company.

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More Control

More Control is an online store automation experts located in Milton Keynes.

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Phoenix Handling Solutions

Phoenix Handling Solutions is a manufacturer of palletisers, wrapping machines & automation systems for warehouses.

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Actuated Valve Supplies Ltd

Actuated Valve Supplies are ISO9001:2015 approved UK specialists in the sizing, specifying and supply of valves and valve actuators.

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Premier Automation

Premier Automation is a leading suppliers of Controls and Robot based Automation in the UK .

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Sentek Solutions

Sentek Solutions supply a broad range of specialised optical electronic devices into the European market.

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DAX Automation

Industrial automation products from a le

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Adept Automation

Adept Automation is a leading business manufacturer and designer of handling techniques.

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I C S Robotics & Automation

I C S Robotics & Automation provides robust and creative robotic automation solutions that will increase your productivity and performance

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Denca

Denca is providing complete machinery and process control solutions.

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Easystands

Easystands is a plastics manufacturing company that develops new products and refines existing ones.

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Omniflex

Omniflex is a designer and manufacturer of electronic products and systems for automation and control industry.

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Neutronic Technologies

Neutronic Technologies providing Electric Motors, Pumps, Gearboxes, Variable Speed Drives and Industrial Automation.

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Controls & Drives

Controls & Drives is a specialist distributor of industrial control and automation products.

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Aimteq

Aimteq is an BMS and energy management system.

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Advance Automated Systems Ltd

Advance Automated Systems is a company manufacturing conveyors, conveyor systems, automated materials handling systems and controls.

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Deep Sea Electronics

Deep Sea Electronics is one of the manufacturers of generator controllers, auto transfer switch controllers, battery chargers.

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G S Group

GS Group is a family-owned company that has successfully designed, supplied and installed commercial catering equipment.

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Autocraft Drive Train Solutions

Autocraft Drivetrain Solutions provides low to medium volume new engine assembly, conversion, modification and powertrain integration.

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MCS Control Systems

MCS Control Systems provide quality system integration service solutions into a wide range of industrial market sectors.

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Orwin

Orwin is an automated production systems company located in Tyne and Wear.

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Perceptual Robotics

Perceptual Robotics is creating intelligent automation to make wind turbine and other infrastructure inspection simple and fast

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Intelligent Growth Solutions

Power, lighting and communications platforms in controlled environments.

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Datastor Systems

Datastor Systems is a leading supplier of process control and information management solutions.

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PCE Automation

PCE Automation design, manufacture and provide standalone and turnkey solutions, integrating seamlessly with existing production lines.

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Pirum Systems

Pirum Systems providing advanced, centralised and secure reconciliation services for financial market participants.

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Hanhaa

A full service MNO supplying private 4G/5G connectivity globally / A leader in supply chain analytics with our ParceLive platform.

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Plyable

Building the definitive global marketplace for composite tooling

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Finboot

Finboot is the dynamic company behind MARCO, a unique blockchain agnostic, enterprise grade SaaS product.

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Emulate3D

Emulate3D is develops cost-effective software products that facilitate the demonstration, and sale of Automated Material Handling Systems.

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Ori Biotech

Ori Biotech is a developer of a manufacturing platform used to help patients get access to lifesaving treatments.

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MOV.AI

Operating System For Collaborative Industrial Robots

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Flexciton

Flexciton is building powerful cloud-based production planning and scheduling technology for the manufacturing industry using A.I.

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SteamaCo

SteamaCo is a venture-backed technology company that enables utilities to sell energy anywhere on the planet.

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New Motion Labs

Mobility & Automation

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Sonodot Ltd

Sonodot is a plug-and-play and high-performance indoor location intelligence platform for warehousing and factory automation.

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Ascalia

Ascalia helps industry and cities easily implement Industry 4.0 concepts with its AI and edge-computing based solution

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8power

8power is a University of Cambridge start-up developing novel technology for sensing and measurement in industrial applications.

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ZOA Robotics

A Startup developing affordable robots inspired by nature.

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KW Special Projects

KW Special Projects operates within the high performance engineering sector.

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Dynex

Dynex designs and manufactures high power bipolar semiconductors, high power insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) modules, high power

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Expert Tooling and Automation

Expert Tooling and Automation offers bespoke solutions in advanced manufacturing technologies.

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