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Through a combination of extensive engineering and production capabilities, PP Control & Automation design an outsourcing solution that delivers based on your specified requirements and strategies.

What stands in the way of your growth potential?

Discover the key benefits of an outsourcing partnership and how it can alleviate specific business pains.

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PP Control & Automation is an award-winning provider of strategic outsourcing solutions to many of the most successful and respected machinery builders worldwide.

The PP C&A approach to manufacturing starts with understanding the ‘business pain’ that may be causing blockages to growth for machinery builders and OEMs, through anything from people and space to production lead times and supply chain disruptions. PP C&A alleviate those pains by building relationships, strategies and manufacturing solutions that break down the barriers and unlock your growth potential.


A trusted high performing manufacturer

Through a combination of its extensive engineering and production capabilities, PP C&A design an outsourcing solution that delivers based on a client’s very specific goals, alleviating pain points that are hindering growth. Such a solution could be module or assembly based, part or full machine build – whichever provides the optimum solution.

  • Electrical control & automation
  • Electronics assembly
  • Pneumatics, hydraulics & fluid
  • Mechanical design & assembly
  • Vacuum chambers and gas management
  • Cable harnesses

The latest thought leading content

A new strategic deal – born in the heart of the West Midlands – is set to create one of the UK’s leading authorities on laser marking.

This instalment focuses on how the outsourcing model extends beyond manufacture and appeases specific requirements around the packaging & shipping of machinery and equipment to the end customer.

Innovation in printing has never been greater, with the growth of digital technology replacing much of the traditional processes, moving through low volume specialist markets to higher volumes, offering increased volume flexibility and special finishes are key.

Commercial vehicle and transport markets are perhaps amongst the most sustainable in the world. With consistent research and development activities, more advanced automation, control panels, and specialist outsourced support are several demands that are necessary to move industry developments forward.

Overseeing the rapid expansion of the UK’s leading strategic manufacturing outsourcing specialist has seen Tony Hague named as one of the LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2021.

A major disruptor in inventory management is targeting a £3m sales boost after it launched two new products.

The desire to automate warehouse operations was in full swing before the pandemic but covid has forced the situation from ‘good to have’ to ‘must have’ to allow OEMs to sustain long-term.

The pandemic has brought about a once-in-a-life time challenge for manufacturers – A challenge all-encompassing and demanding on a company’s resources, reactions, and agility. But with it, new opportunities surfaced for manufacturers within the UK.

PP C&A has signalled its intentions to ramp up investment in its recently launched Bright Sparks University (BSU).

This blog details the relationship with InControl Systems, an experienced and versatile team of engineers and programmers, handling everything from electrical design, PLC and HMI software programming, commissioning, and the project management elements of control and automation systems for factories and machinery OEMs.


Study the growth enabling benefits of outsourcing

Inventor-e (iVendScale/iBinScale)

Inventor-e is accelerating disruption of inventory management with the help of the Manufacturing Assembly Network, a unique collective of sub-contract manufacturers and a world class engineering design consultancy.

Jenton Group

A new manufacturing partnership between PP Control & Automation and Jenton Group has created the capacity to build new UV technology in volumes that could help protect us from Covid-19 in indoor spaces.

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Mazak UK

As the years have gone by, the relationship between the two businesses has become more interlinked, with PP C&A increasingly being asked to be involved in the design stage of new machine builds.

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Ishida: Strategic outsourcing partnership

Watch how Ishida realised their growth potential by making outsourcing part of their manufacturing strategy.

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Collected publications & case studies (2019-2020)

PP Control & Automation has had the opportunity to publish a variety of articles in the UK’s leading journals for the manufacturing industries.

A B Graphic International Ltd

During the design engineering discussions, it quickly became apparent that a more value-added design would be beneficial, allowing for a modular, configurable and pre-wired (Plug & play) style solution with significant benefit.

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Inventor-e

Inventor-e was established in 2001 as a technology business to provide point-of-use solutions to industrial manufacturers and the facilities management markets.

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Fullwood Packo

A huge surge in demand for the latest machines within the dairy industry means that Fullwood Packo has enjoyed particular success with its M2erlin robotic milking systems.

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We believe in meeting you, listening and understanding your needs first and foremost. If you are considering outsourcing for the first time or you wish to review your current outsourcing strategies, we would welcome the opportunity for discussion.