Nottingham. SIGMATEK, one of the leading manufacturers of complete automation systems for industrial machines and plant building, has opened a new branch office in Great Britain. English machine and plant builders can now be served quickly and locally.


  SIGMATEK GmbH & Co KG, the successful Austrian manufacturer of complete industrial automation solutions established a subsidiary in Nottingham. SIGMATEK Automation UK Ltd, primarily involved in the OEM sector, offers the supply and support of the innovative, in-group manufactured, high performance machine automation systems.


The SIGMATEK line-up has power, flexibility and high levels of user-friendliness through its integrated motion control, visualisation and communications. All aspects of the system are intuitively managed by SIGMATEK’s own object oriented development environment, LASAL, to offer the user an unbeatable package with many benefits.


The main focus of the UK business will initially be in the Packaging, Printing and Converting machine markets with strengths in other diverse areas such as Robotics, Handling equipment, Plastics, Labelling and Cutting machinery to name but a few.


Russ Kemp, manager of SIGMATEK Automation UK Ltd, has been in the field of automation for over 25 years with broad experience in working with manufacturers and support companies alike.As a qualified Electrical and Electronic Engineer to degree level, Russ has a deep interest and understanding of the technology with which the company is involved. Customer service is given a very high priority. The strategy in the UK is in complete harmony with the SIGMATEK international groups meaning: Top priority is always given to the customer’s needs and requests in the true spirit of partnership.


Support levels are second to none throughout the life cycle of the machine: from the initial concept through the design stage to market introduction, after sales service and maintenance. By choosing SIGMATEK, the customer is guaranteed a reliable automation partner.


All this is backed up by the strengths and security of a well established, trusted global manufacturing group and support network to give customers complete peace of mind that their investment in SIGMATEK solutions for their machines is the right one. One of the strengths of the company is that it places a high value on long-term, collaborative customer relationships. As the trusted automation partner of choice, SIGMATEK is always driven by the knowledge that the customer comes first.


Corporate Data

SIGMATEK is counted among the leading manufacturers of complete automation systems for machine and plant manufacturing worldwide. In the 26-year history of the company, trend setting automation technologies were developed in close coordination with customer demands. With a product spectrum that meets all requirements from best asset cost to high-end applications, practically any job requirement can be covered with serial products. In keeping with the company’s philosophy, long-term availability is guaranteed. The scope of delivery extends from control and I/O systems, IPCs, HMIs, Motion Control and Safety to the all-in-one engineering tool LASAL with object oriented programming and the real-time Ethernet VARAN. New technologies are regularly tested for their applicability in the automation industry and implemented with the shortest “time-to-market” in innovative products. This guarantees a highly modern product spectrum from one source. In-house research, development and production ensure the Salzburg Company, with over 400 employees at its headquarters, a place at the forefront of automation technology. With offices in Germany, Switzerland, Great Britain, The United States and China as well as sales and service partners in the most important international industrial centers, SIGMATEK worldwide is always close to the customer.


Contact addresses:


SIGMATEK Automation UK Limited

Nottingham, NG7 2RF

Nottingham Science Park,10 Edison Village

Tel.: +44/115/922 24 33

Fax: +44/115/922 49 91




Sigmatekstraße 1

A-5112 Lamprechtshausen

Tel. +43 / 6274 / 4321-0

Fax: +43 / 6274 / 4321-18


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