Since its foundation in 1978, the A&C company has been working with ABB systems and at the beginning of the 1990s with ABB process control systems (MP200, Advant, 800xA). Following an initial partnership as a channel partner, in 2012 A&C became the first Austrian company to be appointed as an ABB Authorized Value Provider for Control Systems - 800xA
A&C has been working with the COPA-DATA GmbH since 2012 and is a member of the COPA-DATA partner community. COPA-DATA is the technology leader for ergonomic and highly dynamic process solutions. Founded in 1987, the company develops the zenon software for HMI/SCADA, Dynamic Production Reporting and integrated PLC systems at its headquarters in Austria. zenon is sold worldwide through its own subsidiaries in Europe, North America and Asia as well as through competent partners and distributors. Around 250,000 installed systems worldwide provide companies in the food & beverage, energy & infrastructure, automotive and pharmaceutical industries with new opportunities for efficient automation.
drag and bot GmbH is a spin-off of the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology and Automation (IPA) in Stuttgart. drag and bot has developed a manufacturer-independent software for the straightforward and intuitive programming of industrial robots. As a stand-out feature, this has a graphic user surface, which facilitates fast and flexible program creation per drag and drop using pre-produced functional blocks.
At the beginning of 2020, A&C became a system integrator and premium distributor for drag and bot.
In May 2021 A&C started a partnership with Neurala, a leader in vision AI software, to help manufacturers implement advanced AI and automation on the factory floor. A&C Automationssysteme & Consulting GmbH has joined the Neurala VIA Authorized Partner program: a global network of integrators and distributors with expertise in helping manufacturers adopt automation and implement Industry 4.0 initiatives.
ProLeiT’s PLC-based process control systems with a uniform database for a diversity of system modules offer flexible applications and dispose over integrated MES functions and modules for batch handling, material management and much more besides. They are well established in the technical processing industries and various segments of the foods and beverage industry. These competences provide an ideal supplement to A&C’s long-term experience and know-how in various related branches.
As a “Recognized System Integrator” for Rockwell Automation, A&C always fulfills the expectations of its customers through the supply of top quality engineering solutions. The company enjoys a trustful business relationship with Rockwell Automation and offers the latest products and services for individual customer solutions.
Following individual Siemens projects in the 1980s and 1990s, in 2001 A&C began to step up its activities with PCS7. The share of PCS7 projects increased quickly and in recent years A&C has frequently planned, completed and put into operation PCS7 project with redundant servers (partly several) and numerous automation stations (standard, redundant, failsafe). These systems have been supplied both directly to the end customer market and plant builders. In 2012, A&C became a Siemens Solution Partner.