PC-based Control for Handling and Assembly Technology PC-based Control for Handling and Assembly Technology

Open automation solutions for Handling and Assembly Technology

With PC-based control technology, Beckhoff offers an open and flexible automation solution for Handling and Assembly Technology. Besides Industrial PCs, I/Os and fieldbus components, as well as drive technology and the TwinCAT automation software, the range of products encompasses a uniform, scalable and modular control system.

Applications & Solutions


Solutions: Shorter innovation cycles and large model variety lead to high demands. Flexible automation solutions provide a significant competitive edge and reduce time to market.


Applications: The application reports illustrate application options for Beckhoff products and technologies in practice.

Scientific Automation

Scientific Automation: The continually increasing performance of PCs is the basis for the integration of further functions, which go beyond the limits of conventional control, into automation software.

EtherCAT – ultra high-speed communication

EtherCAT – ultra high-speed communication: Outstanding performance, flexible topology and simple configuration characterise EtherCAT, the real-time Ethernet technology from Beckhoff.

XTS | eXtended Transport System

XTS | eXtended Transport System: The linear XTS replaces classic mechanical systems by innovative mechatronics. It enables individual product transport applications with a continuous flow of material.