Automation requires a profound knowledge of sector-specific technologies. Eckelmann and Ferrocontrol are at home in numerous industry sectors. Automation encourages innovation, from compact device control to the automation of distributed industrial systems.
Ferrocontrol and Eckelmann support customers in various fields of mechanical engineering. In-depth understanding of the customer’s technology and the application-specific choice of standard components guarantee sector-specific automation solutions.
Print & paper
Eckelmann AG deploys its full range of services in the printing industry. With its in-depth experience in control technology and paper logistics, Eckelmann gives printing machine manufacturers a decisive edge in innovation.
Agricultural & forest equipment
IT-based agricultural engineering makes high demands on mobile automation. Eckelmann is an automation partner for agricultural machinery manufacturers.
Medical devices & systems
Complete solutions for medical devices and consulting for medical technology manufacturers. Large-scale medical facilities: Eckelmann AG’s engineers have special experience in the development of control systems for ion-beam particle therapy.
Chemicals & pharmaceuticals
Integrated solutions for all levels of process automation in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry: from control technology to control systems for large-scale industrial plants.
Construction materials & construction chemistry
High-performance MES systems for the weighing, dosing, mixing, filling and packaging of powdered, pasty and liquid raw materials and products.
Eckelmann AG develops and delivers turnkey automation for iron and steel works and machines and plants for the processing of steel, iron and non-ferrous metals.
- Rolling mill technology
- Strip welding machines
- Automated coil conveyor for the steel industry
- Casting plants in the steel industry
- Heavy-plate stands
- Hydraulic systems for the steel industry
- Cold rolling mills
- Automation of tube pickling plants in the steel industry
- Tube mills with automated wall thickness control
- Roughing stands
Shipbuilding entails a number of complex manufacturing tasks and automation processes in a highly heterogeneous plant environment. Eckelmann realises sophisticated MES and material flow systems for shipyards.
Transport, logistics, handling & packaging
Warehouse management and material flow systems for storage and production facilities, from new installation to optimisation and extension, with the option of integrating machine vision applications. Eckelmann has special expertise in paper reel logistics for newspaper printers.
Food & feed
Most of today’s food and feed are produced, processed and packaged industrially. Modern process control systems render production processes more flexible, raise productivity and ensure constantly high quality levels. Eckelmann also provides control technology for refrigeration systems in the food industry and in wine production.
The photovoltaics industry uses automation solutions by Eckelmann with integrated machine vision systems in the production of solar wafers and modules and in inspection activities required for quality management. In the field of geothermal energy, Eckelmann offers innovative control technology for heat pumps.
Industrial & commercial refrigeration / heat pumps
The significant strengths of the E*LDS refrigeration control system are flexible supermarket refrigeration and customised solutions for industrial refrigeration. In addition to its refrigeration purposes, E*LDS incorporates all functions for integrated building automation and active energy management. The system also fulfils challenging control tasks in the food industry and in wine production.