Beckhoff Automation is a provider of advanced and open automation products based on proven industrial technologies. Applications such as material handling, distribution centers, warehousing and complex supply chains can implement high performance Beckhoff control systems that are more efficient and lower overall in cost than traditional PLC and automation systems. Beckhoff has been a long-time proponent of open controls architectures, full system interoperability, seamless machine-to-machine communication and lean automation solutions. As more companies in the material handling industries are calling for these types of cost-efficient solutions, Beckhoff is well-positioned today to support them. Beckhoff sales and service are handled directly, with no intermediaries involved for exceptional customer service and consultation.