B&R Industriële Automatisering

B&R Industrial Automation is a manufacturer of automation technology and ABB’s global center for machine and factory automation. B&R was founded in 1979 by Erwin Bernecker and Josef Rainer and has its headquarters in Eggelsberg, Upper Austria. Today, B&R is a leading global solution provider for automating machines and factories and is responsible for machine automation in ABB’s Robotics & Discrete Automation division. Continuous innovation and strong partnership have been B&R’s hallmarks for over 40 years.


RobotStudio Tutorial 

January 14, 2023

The goal of this tutorial is to show you how to connect the RobotStudio simulation to a PLC simulation environment that has an OPC UA server. In this example B&R’s Automation Studio is used. Watch the video

Off-the-chart speed with an off-the-shelf solution

January 6, 2023

Chances are, you can point to a few key processes in your industry where timing is especially critical – where precise execution is essential to the quality and quantity of your output. When every microsecond matters, even the most powerful PLC can be pushed to its limits. B&R’s reACTION Technology delivers ultrafast response times with the low cost and effort of off-the-shelf hardware and software. Read more

Mind the gap

December 17, 2022

Connecting individual machine modules to form a continuous line can be a lot of work and take up a lot of space. Optima has joined a filling and packaging machine in a way that reduces the footprint by nearly four meters. It’s made possible by a unique solution featuring B&R’s intelligent ACOPOStrak transport system. Read more and watch the video

ACOPOS 6D – No mechanical links, endless possibilities

April 26, 2022

Experience new dimensions of flexibility and productivity! ACOPOS 6D shuttles group and ungroup dynamically, offering unprecedented shuttle density with no mechanical links. Watch the video